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Mad Dog External DVD Writer

Hi I purchased the Mad Dog DVD writer and I cant get my computer to see the drive. Its plugged in via usb to my computer. please help

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  • mlucas01 Nov 18, 2008

    I have the same problem with my new mad dog MD-20XTLE



  • krosenell19 Jan 11, 2009

    pudman56 What is the name of the site that you can download free drivers. I need to go there. Thanks

  • jbashor613 Jan 26, 2009

    I need driver for mad dog md-20xtle DVD burner

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Pudman56 Can you send me or post the name of the site you can get the download for drivers. Thanks

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I don't know if I can be of any help here, but I purchased my Mad Dog Multimedia MEGASTOR DVD+/-RW burner a few years ago for my PoweSpec with XP Home Edition. I recently bought a new computer installed with Windows Vista Home Premium (which yes, I actually do love) and my external Mad Dog works perfectly, I didn't even have to update any drivers, it recognizes the drive everytime I plug it in (via USB). I don't need it anymore, but it's actually a better burner than the one that came with my system, which I bought new in March, although it's now discontinued. Do you have the disk for it? If so, have you tried running the disk again? What OS and processor do you have? In the event that it might be a matter of obtaining the proper driver for it to work for you, I also am a member of a great and extremely reliable site for free driver downloads. Free membership is limited to a few downloads within a certain period of time,and then you have to wait 24 hours, but other than that there is no limit so that's what I do. Just for the record, there was a period where my old XP was out of commission and I had to resort to my very old HP Pavillion that was about 10 years old, came with Windows 98SE(when that OS was brand new) and all I needed to do to make Win98 recognize the drive was download a driver and it worked just fine. LOL, that has a processor that runs at 600 megahertz, so you can imagine if my Mad Dog worked on systems like that, XP Home and now Vista Home Premium without a hitch, I was quite impressed with their products.

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