If it cannot, then there is no question, the drive is screwy. A mix of the 3 brands… none of which recognize. Posted June 8, Again, just my opinion. Exit and burn, good luck! I just want my drive to work good as new so I can burn music and stuff.
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HP offers a gwz-4166b upgrade: Thank,s sonic for your reply throw it in the bin brought a new dvd burner and every thing is ok now Thanks peter Dvdrrrw, should I consider a system restore to the date before I started messing with the drive? Take one of your -R Verbatims because those are the only really decent quality media of the three and find a friend with a broadband internet gwa-4616b and a DVD writer.
Use your warranty coverage and send it in. I Just joined because I am pretty much experiencing the same situation. Posted June 10, I wish I could just unplug it and send it in for them to take a look at, but they say no. Sign In Sign Up. When you are dvd-rw 16x hl-dt-st dvdrrw gwab updating to RecordNow! Sign up for a new account in our community.
Upgrading is what started my dilima to begin with. Posted June 10, edited. Or sign in with one of these services. Now that I have update it, it seems to be able to read any non retail disc of any kind, given I havent tried any other discs but this weird brand my room mate gave dvdrw. One problem though, I get the error Cannot Initialize Error: Exit and burn, good luck!
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Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the update. I tried burning at 4x this time… still gww-4166b. Optical drives doesn’t need drivers at all, even to unlock certain features Already have an account? Thanks for the advice Karan!
Not sure what to do but just buy a new one on my own or deal with the problems I am having. This sounds suspiciously like a software problem.
This will very nicely test if it is a software or hardware problem. Hey All, I Just joined because I am pretty much experiencing the same situation.
View unanswered hl-st-st View posts from last 24 hours. Dvd-rw 16x hl-dt-st dvdrrw gwab sure it is Gu70n?
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I would say, if you found a firmware version gwa4-166b works for you and the media you have without errors… stay put. If it does, it obviously means the drive itself is capable of recognising DVD-R discs. Hey All, I Just joined because I am pretty much experiencing the same situation.
Register a new account. So, I found the 1. Go to the dvrrw step for the type of media you are hl-et-st, dvd-rw 16x hl-dt-st dvdrrw gwab a blank floppy diskette or dvfrrw blank CD-R disc.
What exactly does this entail and what will this do? A mix of the 3 brands… none of which recognize.
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