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Old 09-15-2006, 10:47 PM   #1
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[Toshiba] dvd-rom


I have a Toshibe Satellite A30 series laptop. Both in Linux and Windows it is showing that the optical drive is DVD-ROM and refuses me to write any DVD. However, on the media itself it is written DVD (ROM/R/RW). Also, in Windows' Device Manager it is coming up as DVD-ROM SD-R6112.

Is it actually a DVD-Rom or do I need to upgrade any driver?
 
Old 09-15-2006, 11:19 PM   #2
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ROM=Read Only Memory

Sorry, you won't be able to write with a ROM. It probably says something like "CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive" which means it should write CD's and read DVD's.
 
  


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