Do you already have an account? Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. Act like your business depends on them Backups: I tried re-installing Nero, but I didn’t notice any changes; it still acts like there is no CD-R disc in the drive. Add to watch list. It completed in about 42 minutes, but produced an unplayable disc.

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Some of my older unbranded discs have become unreadable as time goes on.

Learn more – opens in new window or tab. I’m pretty sure that was the last time it recognized a CD-R, but I never thought a scratched disc would be able cause a drive to fail Have burnt Mirror 4x -R media with no issues.

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Excellent drive and am very pleased with it.

Sony DW-U18A DVD Writer

Or post questions on the forum. I looked around the registry and found references to “UpperFilters redbook” in relation to the CD drive in the following locations: The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items. Comments posted by Abel from United States, July 14, Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge.


Great machine,I had a i took it back and got the Sony,up till now i have had no costers burnt at least 50 dvd’s It only burns yellow data write at 2 speed, bulk pack and Gold Sumvision at 4 speed. And the follow the instructions on http: Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Have d to sell?

Sony Dw-u18a Dvd±rw 2mb Black 5.25″ IDE Internal Optical Drive Odd DVD Writer

Hacked firmware can be found on the web, but I don’t feel like taking a risk. It is actually made by Lite-On.

Rated this writer 3 of I’m giving such u118a low rating because, this is not just a CD burner. I have at time removed devices, opened the cases voids the warranty and use “a small air compressor” 25 to 30 lbs max and blew j18a clean But that leads me to another question: Be the first to write a review.

Rated this writer 7 of My drive would not see discs the same way you describe, I had a warranty on the computer so I had a u8a out who installed a brand new drive and it would not see the discs either so he told me to do a system recovery and that did the trick! I have seen this happen several times Most of them coasters, the ones that burnt correctly are not readable at most drives. I did this update and the filter references were removed from that registry key successfully, however, the problem still persists.


Sony DW-U18A – DVD±RW drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

I have had no probs with this burner and it burned 4x media with no issues. Minimum monthly payments are required. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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