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Hi,

Ok i've done alot of research on this drive this afternoon, here is what I found.

This drive is notorious for producing problems with either DVD or CD disc's not being read and I have found no-one that has resolved this issue.

There are firmware updates available for the drive, however they will not solve the issue and they are thrid party ones and not stock ones from Liteon - If you want the web address for them I can give you it but I don't endorse 3rd party firmwares and you will have search for the actual firmware for your device once your there.

As for the drivers, can't find any stock drivers anywhere.

My personal opinion is to replace the drive, there are plenty on eBay to choose from.

Sorry if its bad news.

Cheers

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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