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External DVD Model GSA-E10L Can't
Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs
Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete
After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer
Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
check the leads that attach to this external dvd you might have to physically unplug the leads for this dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or
you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? ! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
hope this helps you
on Sep 05, 2011
I cant use my lg external dvd drive on linux mint
Yes lg external dvd drive would work with just about any latest linux distribution, if your user account is a member of the plugdev linux groupthe drive will automatically appear on the desktop after you plug the drive from the usb slot
you can verify the plugdev group members by issuing a command cat /etc/groups from the command terminal[email protected]
# cat /etc/groups | grep plugdev
if your current username is not a member, you add by issuing a usermod command[email protected]
# usermod -g plugdev username
on Mar 26, 2010
Unfortunately, most drivers for linux are already included in linux when you install it. Most of the devices I have ever tried with linux works when I plug it in. I don't usually have to install drivers. Depending on what linux you have, the device should pop up in devices mounted or media. I would do a search for the device first because I'm almost certain linux can detect it. I think that you just can't see it because it probably didn't pop up on your desktop. Start from root and look under places like /mnt or /cd0. I bet you will find it. If you can't then let me know and I'll walk you through.
on Jan 19, 2009
LG GSA-E10L DVD±RW Dual Layer
Try reseating your IDE cables. or Assuming you have powered down and restarted and then click start button\control panel\system\hardware tab\device manager and see if there are any yellow/red flags that might give you some information.
If all else fails go to the cd drive in device manager and uninstall the driver and follow directions, choose automatic install when it gets there. Then do the same with the cd/dvd and see if things work.
on Oct 18, 2008
This could be a driver issues or is it software .
Remove device and software first reboot then reinstall
if you have the disk then reinstall should be straight forward.
Try plugging in the device ,
and use the device manager for the drivers update install.
(while in device manager-select device rightclick and update)
This should fix your issue,
If problem persists,
refer the problem to the retailer you purchased from,
should be still under wanrantee if its a new one,
there supplier should honor the warantee no problems....
You may need to provide proof of purchase for warantee.
on Aug 08, 2008
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