Question about Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner
SONY DVD RW AW-G170A is able to burn dvds, but it is not able to read the DVD's. The drive is able to read one particular DVD. It is
not able to read other DVD's. I am not even able to read the DVD's burnt by the same drive.Other DVD burners are able to read the
DVD burnt in my drive. It reads all the CD's without any problem. Please give me a solution. SONY DVD RW AW-G170A is able to burn dvds, but it is not able to readthe DVD's. The drive is able to read one particular DVD. It is
notable to read other DVD's. I am not even able to read the DVD's burnt bythe same drive.Other DVD burners are able to read the
DVD burnt in my drive. It reads all the CD's without any problem. Please give me a solution.
Hi i have Sony AW-G170A on 2 pc's and almoust at same period both pc's started not to read DVD cds, cds that were writen by the same drive so ive check the net and end up updating the Firmwares 1.71 to 1.75 so check this link. And get AW-G170A Firmware 1.75 then u gonna need Binflash to update the Firmware get Win32 GUI version if u use Win Xp. Open the program press Flash find the location of the 1.75 Firmware and update it restart pc and it should work it worked for me.
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
Ok people. First it would be an idea to use a DVD lens cleaner, and try again. If you are running any 3rd party software/drivers like deamon tools, uninstall them and try again.
I have the same burner, and so far have not had a single problem burning or reading, unless the disc is too scratched, lol. I have used Nero 6, 7 and I now use 8. I run XP SP3 on my desktop, and Vista SP1 on my laptop.
You may need to uninstall the drive and re-install it. Also update the firmware for the drive.
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