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LG Combo Drive

Could someone assist me with a problem I have with this CD-RW Drive
The drive was working fine until recently. Some CD's or DVD's it reads and displays in explorer perfectly but some it displays nothing. I have checked my system for viruses and have not downloaded or installed any new software. (Although the Antivirus and spyware programs that I run do automatically update) I have been unable to pinpoint exactly when the problem started as I often do incremental backups of files I create but seldom check at a later date what I have burnt to disk. I have checked these and other disks my computer's LG combo drive on another computer and the information on the disk is displayed normally. I went to the LG Site but could not locate the model of my combo drive. My computer tells me the LG drive model is a HL-DT-ST CD-RW GCE-8520B Combo Drive. I wanted to download an updated driver for it but do not want to Update it with the driver LG GCC4522B in case it may damages my drive. Please advise.

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Re: LG Combo Drive - LG GCC4522B CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive CD & DVD Burners

I want to driver softwere

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Re: LG Combo Drive

Try uninstalling the current driver, then applying the updated driver, worst case scenerio is you get the current driver again

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My dvd combo drive detected in explorer and bios when i need install os but cd is not dected. how to solve this problem

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