Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. I am by no means used to messing around with hardware. Started by hotshot , Nov 23 Malware Removal Logs Forum. Welcome to BleepingComputer , a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I uninstalled the drive and then rebooted and let XP find the new hardware.

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Would really appreciate your kind gesture. I hope the explanation is quite clear and this suggested solution will work for you. However, you may very well be right, and I might have looked at it wrong when I opened up the case. Edited by superzeus, 05 May – I don’t know about you, but I have a couple of computers laying around, so I can generally borrow devices for purposes of troubleshooting.


I am by no means used to messing around with gvc-4481b. It reads DVDs fine, but randomly messes up regular data and audio cds, even when windows isn’t loaded up.

Personal email address removed to protect member privacy. Even though DVD drives are dirt cheap compared to what they used to cost, there’s no real reason to spend the cash unless ddvd sure the problem is with the drive and not something else on the computer, so please, test that drive first.


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Click here to Register a free account now! I checked for processes running in the background and didn’t find anything suspicious.

Using the site is easy and fun. Edited by quietman7, 09 December – There are none for a floppy drive though.

This system is at my job, and I may not be able to get back to it found out that I don’t have the clearance to go to the machine unsupervised, so probably a coworker will finish up with this problem. Posted 26 Gvc-4481b – It’s certainly not my computer, or I would definitely do just what you said.

Breaking Protections in Hardware Cryptocurrency Wallets. Want to thank you in advance for lending a helping hand to guys like me. I tried to update the driver by having Windows automatically find the correct driver, but it could not be found. You currently have javascript disabled. I made sure the power and ribbon connections were firmly in there, and I checked Device Manager.

Or was it settings in the BIOS master and slave that you were referring to? Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time: It may work, but I don’t want to try it until I’m more certain: Keep up the good work and thanks a ton once again.


Firmware updates, like the one I found and I think it is the correct one generally shouldn’t be used to fix problems with drive reading and recognition, unless they are specifically meant for that. Central Illinois Local time: Sometimes it works after trying several times, sometimes it reads mostly fine the first time.

Started by hotshotNov 23 The only dvs I noticed is that it seemed to work better as a slave with nothing on the master. Many other people have had problems with this one, I see. A Floppy disk should never be on the same cable as an optical drive.

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This is my very first post. The site is doing a gcc-448b job by helping a few confused techies like me keep up the good work guys. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers.