Dvd-rw shown as cd drive

By James27uk
Oct 30, 2008
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  1. I have just noticed that my sata optiarc ad-7200s dvdrw drive is shown as a cd drive under the my computer screen. I have looked and downloaded the new firmware version available for the drive with no change.
    Does anyone know how I can get the system to recognise the drive as a dvd drive? I also have an unknown high definition audio device that does not have any drivers for it and I cannot seem to find what it actually is in the computer. Could both problems be related?
  2. k.jacko

    k.jacko Newcomer, in training Posts: 743

    I've ahd the issue with the dvd-rw looking like a cd drive. But as soon as i put a dvd disk in it re-blesses it with the correct format, and doesn't operate any differently tbh.

    As regards the unknown audio device, have you tried deleting it from device manager, rebooting and letting it plug'n'play to see if it finds drivers?
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