If it doesn’t load, go to Second. Thanks for marking this as the answer. I rang Dell and over the phone they got me to run a test and after about a Bl—y hour they decided it was faulty. I am going to buy a separate drive that is just DVD-rom so as to keep cost down. After i do a proper inst, weird, the name in the device manager changed too and it does not have a problem till today. PleaseKillMe Apr 19,

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Join our site gwa4164h to ask your question. Otherwise I’ll have to call t a day and buy yet another DVD burner. How satisfied are you with this response? Each of these has a similarly large collection of keys inside.

Try a commercial CD in a different computer to make sure it loads, then try it in the suspect drive. Does your ever insert a dvd in rom and then immediately rigth click dvd drive?


HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWAB [CD-ROM drive] will only play dvds but wont play cds – TechSpot Forums

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? It’s got me flumoxed. I saw above someone said to crossflash it with buffalo firmware, which specific buffalo firmware should be used with this drive?

Anxiously awaiting a response!!! I dont know if there is a setting wrong, could someone please help!!!!! It might help if This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.

This site in other languages x. Anyway thanks for hp-dt-st infos PleaseKillMe Apr 19, Tell us about your experience with our site. The first three of these contain a subfolder ‘DigitalAudio’.

I’ve tried various firmware versions for this model but none seem to be the correct ones. ElvandilNov 18, Search this forum and you will see quite a lot of complaints about it. Reset Post Submit Post.

HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B [CD-ROM drive] will only play dvds but wont play cds

Missing Space in my Local Drive C: HELP Mar 12, When you reinstalled, those drivers were removed, but the entry in the registry to load them was still there. So gl-dt-st drive is troublesome, cannot burn make lightscribe image, frequently error and showing “please insert disc”. Then today I noticed that my dvd drives were gwa4164g working as the drivers are gone. Aug 1, Messages: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.


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Log in or Sign up. Problem is I cant find drivers. Tell them you need the hotfix described in KBand ask for nothing else.

Already have an account? I dont know whats wrong, and I dont think that it is anything that I did.