Question about Acer (4432A-002) CD-RW Burner
I HAVE A INTERNAL DVD WRITER DUAL LAYER
HL-DT-ST-DVDRRW GWA 4164B
I DONT KNOW WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER ?AND AND I SEARCH FOR RHE DRIVER AND THE FIRMWARE FOR THIS PRODUCT.
THE BEGENNING OF THE PROBLEM IS THE DEVICE CAN ONLY READ &WRITE CD's AND I REMOVE THE DRIVER .PLEASE HELP ME
THANKS A LOT
Oddly enough, you don't need drivers for the CD/DVD drives to work. They aren't even recognized unless you have a non-microsoft burning program, like Roxio or NTI CD and DVD maker. Sounds to me like your DVD burning program may be corrupted. Those programs are worth updating. Find out what burning software you have-- its easy and FREE. Download Belarc Advisor, which not only tells you everything in your computer, with model numbers for hardware and all of your software (with their unique codes), including the manumacturers, and will also inform you if you are missing any needed Windows updates. Once you know what you have, if it came with the computer, seek an update at the computer manufacturer's website, as it may be a special program not related to the burning software purchased from the software manufacturer---go to their website for upgrades. Let me know if you run into trouble.
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
I got a similar problem it can read purchased cd's but not blank cd's and it can read burned dvd's and not purchased dvd's i have upgraded it to 1.05 and still nothing
Posted on Jul 24, 2009
Dump the drive and get an new one it will never work
Posted on Jun 24, 2012
I had the same problem solved it with new firmwire
Posted on May 02, 2008
I ended up replacing the CD/DVD read- writer , as I was informed that this behavior indicates that it is dying , and this particular model was a cheap piece of garbage. This information was given to me from a local computer repair shop, who had had many pass through their doors; and after attempting everything else, replacing the drive tended to be the cheapest and easiest solution.
Posted on Jul 24, 2010
The Solution #4 posted on Mar 15, 2008 by
driver and firmware for HL-DT-ST-DVDRRW GWA 4164B - acer.gifnk: Guru Expert
That is ********..... the "Belarc Advisor" tells you nothing about DVD RW drive at all. I wasted my time and bandwidth to look and download it for nothing.
I think this bloke is a "Guru" of some ********.
I also have the same DVD drive (RWA-4164B) it doesn't recognize any DVD but only sees CD.
Does anybody actually know anything in this forum to fix it, the drive is only 31 days old
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
If you have a good burning program, than wath?
i have the same burnig program on my laptop and there it works fine.
Posted on Aug 07, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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