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It should be noted here that this option has a limitation of being changed up to 5 times but once it hits the fifth time the drive will be permanently set to that hl-rt-st and can not be changed anymore for the rest of the drives lifetime!!! I called up the drive letter for my quote-unquote defective DVD Writer, placed the data disc in the drive, closed the tray, ran a simple DIR command and waited for the “device not ready” message.


Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? No, create an account now. What this indicated to me was that, contrary to what many of the articles say online, that the problem is not software based like many would lead you to believe, but rather hardware based.

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After careful elimination of possible causes, I ruled out anything that was software, operating system, or BIOS-slash-motherboard based. Discussion in ‘ Hardware ‘ started by LocknLodSep 30, Yes, my password is: Welcome to the PC Pitstop Driver Library, the internet’s most complete and comprehensive source for driver information. hl–dt-st

I then simply pressed the standard electronic disc eject button again, invoking a close of the tray, and low and behold, the directory contents of the disc came up. Thank you Windows XP is no longer supported, you should up-grade to Win 7 or buy a new computer.

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Authentically pressed data disc that you do not care if it gets damaged like an old outdated driver disc, AOL access disc, etc. Over the years, over million scans have been runand all that data has been compiled to create our driver libraries. How can this be resolved. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the device and done a system I just picked up a Dell Dimension computer and I’m in the process of searching out its innards. Posted on Nov 19, The email address entered is already associated to an account.

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Tips from the PitCrew If a hardware device isn’t functioning properly, or if a program or game that you’re installing states that it requires newer drivers, a driver update will be in order.

I was suggested everything from flashing the drive’s CMOS to deleting lines in the system registry regedit to deleting and installing new ATAPI drivers to installing VERY suspect and dodgy executables that would miraculously fix things, to using different burn programs, to changing IDE Interface Ribbon Cables to changing entire power supplies, and my most hated suggestion of all, “the drive must be broken, but drive’s are cheap these days anyway, just buy a new one.