Do I need to update my CD-RW drive?

  Irfman 20:38 14 Apr 2004
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Im using NERO burning rom with a 99 min CD and it failed to copy. I heard you have to update the firmware of your driver. is that true. My Cd driver is LG/Goldstar CED-8120B.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:49 14 Apr 2004

AFAIK you cannot unless you have 'special' 99 minute discs......click here


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  interzone55 21:15 14 Apr 2004

Your drive is capable of writing 99 minute CDs click here

You need Nero 5.5 or above to write more than 80 mins.

click here for an FAQ n writing 99 min CDs

click here
for the latest firmware, just in case you need it

Alan

ps ain't google a wonderful thing!!!

  GaT7 21:23 14 Apr 2004

I'd go with the firmware upgrade as the very LAST resort - if it goes wrong you'll be left with a dead & unrepairable drive.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 21:33 14 Apr 2004

You have to have the 99min discs...didn't I just say that? ;-)) You do not need a firmware upgrade...just the discs. Judging by all the problems that can occur it would appear to be a task destined for limited success.

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