If you’re not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. No, create an account now. After i do a proper inst, weird, the name in the device manager changed too and it does not have a problem till today. Well, but i mention it in the my computer. There’s another drive as well, again a standard one that came with this Dell, and it didn’t install either.

Uploader: Kazigis
Date Added: 20 November 2016
File Size: 15.18 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 74800
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

I saw above someone said to gwa4164v it with buffalo firmware, which specific buffalo firmware should be used with this drive? Those apps installed “filter” drivers, that is, drivers that are not full-fledged drivers but hang on the coat-tails of the main driver and get loaded along with it.

It’s got me flumoxed.

Try a commercial CD in a different computer to make sure it loads, then try it in the suspect drive. Each of gwa4146b has a similarly large collection of keys inside.

TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. So the drive is troublesome, cannot burn make lightscribe image, frequently error and showing “please insert disc”. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.


Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.

Your name or email address: Any guidance on how to correct this problem is much welcome alternatively, tips of a good replacement drive are also welcome. I have the same question Aug 9, Messages: Did I kill my drive?

I deleted hl-td-stdvd VT Truck file from the registry that was causing an error pop up HELP Mar 12, It seems as if the drive has lost its ability to handle DVDs.

HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B Firmware E113 download

I’ve updated the driver, removed the uppper and lower key things as recommended by Microsoft but nothing makes it work. I’ve got a hl-dt-sdtvd with the same drive prompting for drivers again, but my registry has a lot more entries in it.

Do you already have an account? ElvandilNov 18, Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.

How satisfied are you with this reply? This thread is locked. Problem is I cant find drivers. Does your ever insert a dvd in rom and then immediately rigth click dvd drive?


Similar Threads – Solved Missing Drivers. Your name or email address: I rang Dell and over the phone they got me to run a test and after about a Bl—y hour they decided it was faulty. This site in other languages x.

HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWAB [CD-ROM drive] will only play dvds but wont play cds – TechSpot Forums

I managed to get everything working. If you can help, I would appreciate it greatly! Cookiegal Sep 30, Outlaw Dec 27, at hl-dt-stsvd Did this solve your problem?

The GWAB is a problematic drive.