I don't have a facility to pay as you mention in
say which Operating System you use, so my answer will be presented in general,
Windows terms. If yours is a non-Windows Operating System and my answer seems
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You do not
say which Operating System you are using.
You do not
give any information about your Computer or its specifications. This might have
been useful information.
Operating System, especially current ones, does not require any additional
drivers for optical drives like this DVD-ROM Drive. The drivers to run almost
every Optical Drive are already built-into the Operating System
kinds of software you can generally download for Optical Drives are Firmware Updates, which improve and
enhance performance specifications, rather than repair faults or make
non-functioning drives function.
label for the Manufacturer of the Drive. It is likely to have been manufactured
by Sony, Hitachi, Samsung etc. Go to that company's
Support & Downloads website and check for Firmware Updates for the Drive
and your Operating System.
I am almost
certain that no matter where you look, you will not find any drivers for this
If it is an IDE Drive and the
device is not working it might be a Jumper Settings problem. Look at the back
of the drive to see the jumper pins and jumper. Look on the label to see a
diagram of the various pin settings.
If it is
faulty, try connecting it with a different IDE cable, or try cleaning the Laser
Lens with a DVD Lens Cleaner CD.
If it is
slow, it may be a problem with the computer. Some operating systems will
automatically. clock an optical Drive down to a low basic speed after it has
demonstrated a certain number of read errors.
checking and changing the (SATA/)IDE Settings in BIOS.
might also be faulty and might need to be replaced.
I hope this helps.
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Sep 07, 2011 |
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