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Windows 7: Proper Hardware Name?

24 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
Proper Hardware Name?

I have WIN 7 RC installed and have a Lite-on DVD/RW. When I go into properties-hardware tab it lists the drive as : ATAPliHAS120 6

Not LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW 1639S (This is actually the drive in my XP rig) Is this normal?


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25 Aug 2009   #2

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium

Normal if it works he, he! - dont loose any sleep if thats the case - go here and find your drive you might find something in specification that will put your mind at rest -
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Actually thats just a technical name windows has assigned to it - it probably loads a driver for that type .
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