Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Opening the case voids warranty so we strongly advise against it. No changes here, as the retail package remains the same with the pervious release, that of the S model. You may use these tags: I’ve had drives in service for years and have never once had to clean a lens in 17 years of building PCs. There are plenty of free burning apps out there that you can use in it’s place. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

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Lite-on SHW-1635S Firmware 0Z

Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. No changes here, as the retail package remains the same with the pervious release, that of the S model. Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. Hi lizannel, Welcome to SevenForums.

Problem with Lite-On SHWS DVDRW drive – Windows 7 Help Forums

Find More Posts by bobkn. My experience may not be representative, but I’ve had a couple of LiteOn drives die what I considered to be early deaths. The latest firmware for the S can be found here. This is my first Windows 7 build, having upgraded 1635a XP just 3 months ago.

DVDRW drive doesn’t always open sometimes if I lkte the button to eject the drive, it acts like its about to eject but doesn’t, and if I try again the same result occurs. Does the drive read other discs? Note here that no change was made in the reading mechanism of the drive as we confirmed with a number of tests.

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I don’t have any burning software such as Nero or Roxio installed, and I don’t have ITunes, either, so I think I can eliminate those kinds of issues – or maybe not?

As far as software goes, I just got this computer running a little over a month ago, and I don’t have very much installed on it other than Windows 7 – just Avast, Photoshop, RealPlayer, and the full Office suite.

I have been going almost exclusively with Samsung drives for a few years now. You may use these tags: Find More Posts by jumanji. Last but not least, the package includes an extra black bezel front plateoffering a complete solution for both light and dark colored PC cases. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

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Leave this field blank. If the problem persists, replace the drive. DVDRW drive disappears – can’t fix via registry.

I’m assuming that is some kind of an error indicator, but I haven’t seen any reference to what that might mean in any of the stuff Kn read regarding this problem.

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Click on the images below for a larger, more detailed view Before trying it do clean the lense as advised by me in post 2 for if the lense by chance is occluded by dust, the ODD will fail to read no matter from the BIOS or Windows.


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Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1. A few days later, LiteOn released the latest firmware revision for the s, the YSON and we flashed the drive with it, which improved writing quality with certain media brands. As the drives are inexpensive, pite not worth putting much effort into trying to resurrect the one you have.

I hope that you have the slight skill needed to swap in a new drive. What code is in the image? I guess I don’t know whether the problem is with the hardware or the software, so I’m looking for a little guidance as to what to try next.

The drive itself shows up fine in Device Manager, it says the drive is enabled, the Record tab is there, etc.

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