Have you tried using a CD cleaner? Posted 05 May – Sometimes it works after trying several times, sometimes it reads mostly fine the first time. I don’t know about you, but I have a couple of computers laying around, so I can generally borrow devices for purposes of troubleshooting. Thanks, Hotshot HI there, I’ve had the same problem with my combo drive. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.
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Started by hotshotNov 23 If it is a ZIP, disconnect it temporarily and see if it makes a difference.
Hl-dt-st Rw/dvd Gcc-4481b Drive Not Reading Or Writing — Need Driver?
Posted 23 November – I don’t know about you, but I have a couple of computers laying gcc-4481h, so I can generally borrow devices for purposes of troubleshooting. Unless you are talking about a ZIP drive, there’s something wrong there.
My user’s computer is an HP Compaq Dm. This is my very first post. Posted 09 December – When you put fcc-4481b a CD, it tries to read it for a while and then fails. Posted 02 June – Preparation Guide, Malware Removal Assistance.
Edited by quietman7, 09 December – I hope the explanation is quite clear and this suggested solution will work for you. Please log in to reply.
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Thanks, Hotshot HI there, I’ve had the same problem with my combo drive. Breaking Protections in Hardware Cryptocurrency Wallets. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.
I tried to update the driver by having Windows automatically find the correct driver, but it could not be found.
Posted 21 August – I uninstalled the drive and then rebooted and let XP find the new hardware. I tried getting the driver from driverguide. So perhaps it wasn’t. What’s the simplest troubleshooting method you know?
Click here to Register a free account now! Firmware updates, like the one I found and I think it is the correct one generally shouldn’t be used to fix problems with drive reading and dgd, unless they are specifically meant for that.
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It reads DVDs fine, but randomly messes up regular data and audio cds, even when windows isn’t loaded up. Make sure both devices are not set the same way i. The only thing I gc-4481b is that it seemed to work better as a slave with nothing on the master.