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Paper Tape
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-22-2011
Location: Philippines
Views: 738
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Lenovo G470 trouble

Hi. I own a lenovo g470 ideapad. the problem is that my DVD RW optiarc ad-7580s drive appears to my system as a CD drive and cannot write on blank DVD's or CD's but it reads the content of a CD or DVD drive. I already went to the store where I bought it and they already replace my DVD drive from samsung to optiarc ad-7580s. After the reformat, its all working well, but when I updated windows 7 and applied all the updates, the same problem occurs again. What could be the problem? please help. thanks in advance

Former Employee
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Registered: ‎04-10-2011
Location: Malaysia
Views: 685
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Re: Lenovo G470 trouble

hey desynch,

from what you have mentioned; i believe an update from windows 7 is overriding a file/driver that identifies the Optiarc as an optical writer.

i recommend getting in contact with optiarc and to check with them if they have any patch for this.

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