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My DVD±RW drive has stopped reading DVDs.

Postby Phoenix '97 on Mon Aug 29, 2005 9:35 pm

I have a Lite-On 451S (@832) that I used to seed a Torrent off of for one night from a formatted CD-RW. :/ After that, the drive seems to have stopped reading any and all forms of DVD discs, including DVD-ROM, DVD-R and DVD+RW. The green LED will blink a few times upon insertion, stop, then blink 3-4 times, stop, then blink 3-4 times again, then stop completely.
It will still read CDs just fine, including a scratched CD-ROM, a pristine TY CD-R burned in 2002, and a semi-scratched formatted CD-RW. What's going on? Does it need cleaning?
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Postby ruderacer on Mon Aug 29, 2005 10:50 pm

I don't know much about what is going on, but you might want to flash it back to original 451 firmware and try to see if it works. If it does then reflash to the @832 again. Good luck and hope this helps.
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Postby TCAS on Tue Aug 30, 2005 12:13 am

May be it is the time to have replace it with new drive, she is trying to tell I am retiring.
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