I de-installed the drive via device manager, ran the link J-Train gave which installs a registry fix , did a total power down, restarted, Vista picked up the drive, searched for the driver on the laptop, installed it – bingo job done, took 2 mins. I’ve spent 4 days trying to solve the problem. Report Respond to Shezza. By the way, my laptop’s running on Window Vista Home Basic. I should have gave more detail.
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For me, it was an issue with the A8Sc motherboard, I think. J-train, Thanks for the post, I fixed my acer with it.
I’ve spent 4 days trying to solve the problem. Check with your System Maker and Device maker for both possible firmware updates and the correct Registry entries for your drive. It is a laptop drive made by Matshita. To post a comment you must log in.
Pass it on so maybe it can help many other dbd. Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. In my case I had to istall your fix and delete the old drivers; after a restart it works fine!! Report Respond to Ashdowg.
In reply to Sathish S V’s post on May 20, Any ways thanks a ton.
Vista driver MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-8505 ATA DEVICE wont recognize DVD-R
Did all the usual uninstall reinstall reboots etc and nothing worked. I found this page with J-Trays recomendation and a lot of related succesfull experiences.
Here’s a thought, try what someone else did at this link before you let them fix it. Report Respond to vignesh. It worked, I was really scared as to it may permenently damage my computer.
Also please exercise your best fvd when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Moomin – Feb 18, at How satisfied are you with this response?
In the right hand of the window, locate and click UpperFilters. J-train, was reluctant to mess with the registry, but it totally worked on my Satellite A, running Vista.
You save our christmas: Comment on this change optional. I have the same question 1. Did this solve your problem? I’ve spread out the news to my friends, and I must thank you on their behave. Do you suggest that I send my laptop back to Compaq and ask them mxtshita replace the whole drive? You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Ryan – Jun 10, at Respond to tommievaughn yahoo. Report Respond to anne. I am unable to mount or access my dvd drive the error screen shows: SomeRandom d00d Nov 25, at