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16 Jun 2010   #1


i have optiarc-dvd-rw-AD-5170A but on the main page i cannot find a update for it

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16 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

Looking for the firmware update?

AD-5170A | Sony Optiarc
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16 Jun 2010   #3


i tryed to do it but it says target dvd-rw-AD-5170A is not found correcly what is this
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16 Jun 2010   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wicca View Post
i tryed to do it but it says target dvd-rw-AD-5170A is not found correcly what is this
Wicca, why do you feel it is needed to update the firmware,is there actually a problem with the drive?
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16 Jun 2010   #5


no but it is slow to read takes 20 seconds to read
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16 Jun 2010   #6
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

That drive come with your Packard Bell? If so could be a good reason the firmware update failed,

Also note that our firmware updates are not compatible with those provided by OEM vendors (e.g. HP, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, Apple etc.). You may damage your drive if you flash it with incompatible firmware.
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