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SONY DVD RW AW-Q170A not working....

Hey...this is karma...i have a problem with SONY DVD RW AW-Q170A

I had purchased this writer 2 yrs ago,.... a year ago i had a problem with this writer, it was unable to eject...so i got a replacement for the same... but now its been 9 months after getting replacement ....i m now facing a new problem with this replacement product SONY DVD RW AW-Q170A ...i went to the same vendor and asked the technician to check it...it was working absolutely fine on his machine ,able to read DVD's.... as a solution he handed me the data cable which he was using ... i replaced my data cable with his ...but all in vain.....i found that it is not working on my PC even after changing the data cable.....It reads all CD's and write's CD's too on my machine but not able to read nor write any DVD's.....

I don't know what to do as this writer is working on other pc's but not mine......i need some help for the same....Please someone help me

Looking forwrad for your assistance.

Thanks.

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  • syed_mustafa Nov 28, 2008

    SONY DVD RW AW-Q170A not working

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One reason may be that your writer may be old and the lense must have died.

another is that the lense require cleaning.

the last one is that you need to upgrade the drivers and firmware for your sony writer which you will get here.

http://sony.storagesupport.com/models/21

If all the above things dont work, replace it.

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