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SONY DVD RW AW-G170A BURNING PROBLEMS

Hi my dvd is burning cds but not burning dvds and showing power calibration error 2.command sequence error huv can i fix my problem pls help me

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  • Alanpogi Oct 17, 2008

    I have the same problem it's not reading and writing anymore. It can't read any Cds. Please help me. Tnx



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I had Sony dvd rw AW-G170A. It can read cds and dvds sucessfully. When i burn cd it works fine and burnt successfully. But when i burnt dvd it shows following error.power calibration error writing short...


you might want to try and update the firmware on the DVD burner, find out with the vendor if there is a fw version and how to do it, if not I would suggest hiring a professional.

Dec 17, 2017 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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IS THIS SOFTWARE SUITABLE FOR USE WITH SONY DVD RW


Hi,
Yes it certainly should be compatible with the CD/DVD drive.

Roxio has it's own burning software included with the program, you will just have to explore the software until you work out how to burn a CD using Roxio itself.


If you want to try another burning program try Nero 9 trial. All you have to do is enter your email address and then download the software. Nero is an excellent bit of software, i personally have never had any problems with it.
Get Nero 9 here >>>>>>>>>>





http://www.nero.com/eng/downloads-nero9-trial.php






Regards.

Sep 29, 2009 | Roxio Easy Media Creator 7

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Can not read DVDs by SONY DVD RW AW-G170A


I believe the read head is not aligned properly. I would send it back for a replacement. I have had this happen several time after the DVD burners/readers had many hours on them.

Dec 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Software


hi ruth , do you mean burning software for burning cd's or the driver to use the sony dvd rw aw-q170a so the computer to see it.... if it is burning software most times might find it from the company bought the computer from... at their website just have to check you can get from them as download... did you check see if you have any software reinstall cds for software... i know companies do not supply them anymore but could check. if the website does not supply the download to get software you might have to call the company of the computer see they can get the software reinstall disc for programs for like dvd rw you have...

Jun 18, 2017 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Problem with sony dvd rw aw-g170a


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.

Jul 31, 2008 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Problem with sony dvd rw aw-g170a


plz sum 1 gimme the link to download SONY DVD RW AW-G170A firmware.

Mar 28, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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IT CANN'T READ THE DVD IT BURNS


hi dear

the drivers are part of windows
what they look as though they did was rerun the m/board setup disk and install the m/board drivers
try removing the upper and lower filters
scroll down to how here
http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=k...060&x=12&y=13#
check for a firmware update
the laser may be dirty or has gone
try the drive on another computer

for firmware , here
http://club.cdfreaks.com/f86/sony-aw-g170a-firmware-1-71-firmware-available-192972/

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Mar 24, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Sony DVD RW AW-Q170A Burning Problem Plzzz.....Help me out: i have two drives, 1) Sony DVD RW AW-Q170A 1.70 Ver 2) Sony DVD/CD-RW Combo RYK4 Ver My "Sony DVD RW...


Check that the writable DVDs you are using are compatible (+/-) with your Sony DVD-RAM.
Go to Windows Explorer and check to see if the Sony drive is visible. It may not be connected or the Jumper switch may be set incorrectly.
Check you have drivers installed, take a look in Hardware manager.
Sometimes, it's a little difficult to copy CDs and DVDs when you have more than one burning suite installed - for some reason, they 'just don't get along'. Try uninstalling any suites other than Nero.
Or it may just be that your Sony CD-RW drive is just that, and your DVD-RW drive is just that. So it wouldn't be possible to write DVDs on the CD-RW and CDs on the DVD-RW? Though I would assume Nero would detect that and use your hard-drive as temporary storage.
In Nero SmartStart, have you selected the CD or DVD tab to correspond to the project you're burning?

Jan 07, 2008 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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SONY DVD RW AW-G170a


This is a problem with the DVD Writer model. SONY DVD RW AW-G170a has problems reading DVD+/- R/RW Discs. But there is no problem with any of the DVD+/- R/RW Dual Layer, DVD Ram or CD+/- R/RW Discs. It is the reason that this DVD Writer lacks the correct bitsetting for DVD+/- R/RW Discs. There is nothing else you could do other than replacing the wirter with some other model.

Aug 01, 2007 | Sony (1-796-293-13) Plug-In Module DVD...

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