dvd rewriter not working

  User-9CD7E383-7D1E-4745-A591D7CFE8CB4780 16:10 27 Feb 2008
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Hello everyone, i have been having some trouble recently burning dvds as you will see from previous threads.I looked in device manager yesterday and found "!" points next to the dvd rom and writer(ROM-ddu 1613 WRITER-dw d22a).I have tried uninstalling them and reinstalling them but they remain the same,i have tried updating the drivers aswell but cant find a better match than is already installed.Any ideas?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:48 27 Feb 2008

Sony DVD RW DWD22A other thread click here

Virtually all CDs /DVDs players and writers will use the same windows drivers in XP. they are in the windows\system32\dirvers\ or windows\system32\DRIVERS \ folder and are:-
DRIVERS\cdrom.sys

DRIVERS\imapi.sys

drivers\MxWI2k.sys

drivers\pfc.sys

DRIVERS\REDBOOK.sys

and in the windows\system32 folder

storprop.dll

try device manager update driver and install these files. to get your CD/DVD working again.

  Terry Brown 16:53 27 Feb 2008

It could be simply that your DVD Rom has failed and you need to get a new one. DVD RW are very cheap to buy these days.
Terry

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