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A problem with sony dvd writer device

By m982g2003 ·
Hi ,

I have bought a new system with this specification : main: Asus p5b , cpu : core 2 Duo e4500, ram : 2gb geil and ... I also have a sony dvd writer dru-830a . The problem is that i can't burn a dvd or cd by windows. i have to install nero or other software. please guide me and tell me what's the problem.

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Try updating the firmware

by Gone Fishing In reply to A problem with sony dvd w ...

I have had the same problem with other manufacturers
Upgrading the firmware fixed the problem
On one drive I had to change the firmware the last version (downgrade) to fix the problem

Firmware updates can be found on the Sony website

http://www.sony.com/index.php

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Depending on what you are attempting to record maybe nothing is wrong

by OH Smeg In reply to A problem with sony dvd w ...

If you are attempting to copy Movie Files to a DVD you do need Nero to do the job or at least another Burning package. However if you are attempting to copy data from the HDD to a DVD for backup purposes then you should be able to do this through Windows though using something like Nero will give you better results.

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