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Provost
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Member Since: ‎07-17-2009
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Optical Drive Firmware Updates

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The below links can be used to check on firmware updates for many of the optical drives being sold today. CAUTION, there is a slight risk when you update the firmware that the optical drive might become unusable.
BenQ
BTC/Emprex
Cyberdrive
Digital Research
Freecom Technologies
Hewlett Packard
iiSonic
Iomega
LG Electronics
LaCie
LiteOn
Memorex
Mat**bleep**a/Panasonic
MSI (Microstar)
NEC
NU Tech
OptoRite
Pacific Digital
PikaOne
Plextor
Samsung
Sony
TEAC

You can also use Imgburn to look for firmware updates for your optical drive along with FIRMWARE HQ.

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Member Since: ‎02-04-2010
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Re: Optical Drive Firmware Updates

When I open Device Manager and click on the DVD/CD drive is shows hp DVD A DH16AAL SCSI.

When I click on the links you provided, nothing listed for that drive.

 

boong
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