Help: Drivers (in Off-topic)

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 2 2009 9:53 PM EDT

i need a driver for Lite-On Combo LTC-48161H

problem is the one i get from the Lite-On website says its not the right one.
and i can't seem to find a free driver detector

either one of those will be great


Demigod April 2 2009 10:56 PM EDT

I'm surprised the one from their website didn't work, but DriverGuide is a good fallback.

Brakke Bres [Ow man] April 3 2009 1:42 AM EDT

if its a dvd/cd/dvdr/cdr drive, you don't have to use drivers. Just make sure your bios sees the drive.
If all fails you need a firmware update. But you really don't want to that.
Rather tricky, if you don't follow the instructions you can throw the drive in the bin.

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 3 2009 10:37 AM EDT

now to top it off my audio card isn't being picked up


AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 3 2009 6:47 PM EDT

got the sound card to work, but still have an issue with my cdrom drive

it shows up before windows loads, like insert my xp disc in and it reads and loads that, its shown in the bios load screen, but will not show up after windows loads

any ideas?

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 4 2009 1:22 PM EDT

so why is windows not seeing it if the computer is

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] April 4 2009 1:27 PM EDT

what does device manager show, sometimes drives get disabled in windows and you just have to enable them or uninstall and let windows find it again.

Daz April 4 2009 1:33 PM EDT

It could also be getting assigned the same drive letter as something else. If that happens, it wont show up.

Thak April 4 2009 2:32 PM EDT

do you have the drive set to master/slave/???

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 4 2009 3:31 PM EDT

not showing up in device manager...
thak it was working 5 days ago just fine, i haven't changed anything
its not labeled as a drive at all because its not showing up

Lochnivar April 4 2009 3:35 PM EDT

I'd say go with Jason Statham...

Based on the Transporter movies and Death Race I think he should be able to handle your driver needs.

Zenai [Ministry of Pain] April 4 2009 3:44 PM EDT

Do a system Recovery to 8 days ago and redo any updates you may need. Sometimes it is the updates that cause problems with your hardware. If this doesnt settle the problem then if you have any other optical drives connected disconnect them and see how that works, like Daz said it may be a sequencing problem.

AdminTal Destra [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] April 4 2009 4:02 PM EDT

did a restore to no avail urgh this is really upsetting
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