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Windows 7: Samsung Super Writemaster won't work.

25 Dec 2009   #11


After this many duff drives I'd be beginning to think the SATA controller drivers are not the latest, or the correct ones... plus I'd be swapping out the SATA cable... I'd also check my optical drives firmware was up to date...

After working my way through the above, and assuming nothing changed, I'd be very tempted to make a complete drive image, but also reinstall the OS from scratch with the optical drive in situ...
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26 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

Thanks for reply, the sata cable was swapped first and also the power cable to the drive.
The firmware was upgraded automatically by Samsung yesterday.
My suspicion is that the problem is Microsoft's overwhelming security attitude which seems to be pointless and in my case a nuisance.
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