I also have a GWA-4166B, and it does not read any DVDs, Cds. Last edited: Mar 7, 2009 DavidGP, Mar 7, 2009 #2 McHammerfist Private E-2 Windows XP Just the DVD's aren't being read. This is a multi-page thread dealing with issues of the optical drive and problems encountered in Windows XP and Vista. Watch this video to see how it works - click here *: 2K=Windows 2000, 2K3= Windows 2003 , XP= Windows XP , VISTA = Windows Vista , WIN7 = Windows 7,WIN10=
Still reads it as E: and still the same problems. Indeed if you can hook up another drive to this PC it will test if its Windows OS or driver at fault or the actual DVD itself is failing, to change Please check your burner device model, operating system, firmware version according to HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWA-4166B CD DVD Burner Firmware 2.04 WINDOWS VERSION USERS DVDRRW GWA-4166B HL-DT-ST has been tested with Burn4Free
Sign in here. I'll change up the ribbon now by tearing apart my other PC's McHammerfist, Mar 7, 2009 #3 DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member Hi Try the upper No errors in device manager, everything is clear and it is detecting no problems How do i check if it is being detected in BIOS? (the OS seems to detect it http://semantic.gs/hl_dt_st_dvdrrw_gca_4166b_ata_device_driver_download Sign In Sign Up Home Forums Browse Back Browse Forums Rules Donation Activity Back Activity Unread Content Content I Started My Activity Streams All Activity Search Leaderboard Subscription Back Subscription Orders
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Once i delete the upper/lower registry it should be fine? (EDIT: I rebooted and still no love with the DVD's) McHammerfist, Mar 7, 2009 #5 McHammerfist Private E-2 still no Blog Unsubscribe About Us Overview Contact Us Take our Site Survey Testimonials 2013 DriverGuide is an iCentric Corporation Company. Please help, I just got Empire Total War and i'm desperate to play it just deleted my drivers as the bugger wouldn't read DVD's...
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