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TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223C Drive problems

post #1 of 5
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hello overclock i have a TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223C dvd drive but i am having problems reading disks for example it reads windows xp cds fine but when it comes to black CDs it stuffs up and sometimes doesn't even read cds one time i put a cd in the light flashed nothing happened is there a way to fix this

i have the latest firmware update

any help would be appreciated

thanks
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post #2 of 5
I have one and it's always done the exact same thing. It's just a really terrible drive. Sometimes if you keep inserting and reinserting the cd then it might read it, but sometimes that doesn't work. Aside from installing the latest firmware (which you have already done), there is nothing more you can do besides replace it with a better drive.
     
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post #3 of 5
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at first i thought it was the firmware and i had to spend $30 on this i knew i should of gotten something else thanks for the help smile.gif
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post #4 of 5
I also have the TSST Corp dvd writer in my laptop and its also showing problems, it is able to burn a dvd but not able to burn a cd. So i have to burn a dvd even if want to write a 10mb file.
post #5 of 5
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now it won't read the xp install disk frown.gif it will give me a bsod while formatting but if i do it from usb fine
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Windows 7 Windows XP Linux Ubuntu FLATRON L1740B 
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