With that said…Yes, I just ran the philips flashing tool and it worked. Our evaluation unit lacked packet-writing software, which forced us to use our own copy of Sonic DLA 4. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. This drive has a different design than the previous models. Installation was a snap, thanks to clearly written documentation and a smart animated setup utility that automatically figures out the best way to configure the drive in your system.

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By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as 40i in our Privacy Policy. Act like your business depends on them Backups: Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. I will post my results. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, I can hear the lens servo as it spins up.

It really is much better.

Reboot your PC and you are back to the HP c i drive. Unfortunately, the firmware update apparently did not cause my drive to quit recognizing CD media.

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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. There is a general status LED 3.


I have this same exact problem. It is a much better drive with this firmware than it ever was with the HP code.

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The drive has a general status LED 4. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo.

I think I experienced it for the first time after I installed XP sp2. After arguing for some time, and repeated requests by the rep for my phone number, I was handed over to a supervisor.

Rolled back to FH04 with out issue. The DVDi was generally slower on our speed tests but not alarmingly so, typically trailing by just a few dfd.

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software. Javascript cvd disabled in this browser. Based on suggestions found here an in thread http: I have heard rumors that some of the i drives were made by another manufacturer. The drives in this document are listed dvv connection type, beginning with the internal IDE models.


A generous software bundle includes the Sonic RecordNow! HP is sending me a replacement.

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Glad to hear HP was willing to help. Act like your business depends on them by Dve Gewirtz. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more! If you prefer to own a dual-format model, this isn’t the drive for you, but it should be an acceptable choice for almost anyone else.

HPs recent firmware update has rendered my dvdi unable to recognize CD media. The LED 1 is in the left half of the drive. The drive goes thru the initial TOC read, but then stops.

Hopefully they will do the same for Hamoohead. Bay Required Total Qty. End result – I proved that you could easily change the Firmware.