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

Talked to LG the hl-dt-stvd of this device… They gave me a microsoft fixit program called MicrosoftFixit Make sure it’s displayed not as a cd-rom drive and why don;t u reintall it? Click here to join today!

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Solved: Missing DVD ROM Drivers

TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. I am going to buy a separate drive that is just DVD-rom so as to keep cost down. Cookiegal Sep 30, On researching BIT files I found evidence indicating they were not driver files.


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HL-DT-ST GWAB Firmware E Download

I have a my pc, Dimensionfor over a year now and have just had the same probelm with my drive ie. If it doesn’t load, go to Second. I dont know if there h-dt-stdvd a setting wrong, could someone please help!!!!! Tell them you need the hotfix described in KBand ask for nothing else.

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DVD drive will play sound from cds but not from dvds??? These things are made by the tens or hundreds of thousands, and do occasionally break. Welcome to Tech Support Guy! By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

Already have an account? Your name or email address: If possible, coululd you explain what may have happened what I did to mess up the DVD roms and what the fix did.

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit Computer: ElvandilNov 18, How satisfied are you with this response? Aug 1, Messages: There’s another drive as well, again a standard one that came with this Dell, and it didn’t install either. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Sorry this didn’t help.


‘HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWAB ATA Device’ problem – Microsoft Community

You removed the entry. Since there is not a link to the hotfox in the article you could try calling Microsoft support, I believe the number is 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. This site in other languages x. I’ve got a gwa4146b with the same drive prompting for drivers again, but my registry has a lot more entries in it.

Sorry…been a long day. Thanks for marking this as the answer.