Any guidance on how to correct this problem is much welcome alternatively, tips of a good replacement drive are also welcome. I have an XPS and this horrible drive came with it. I have tried going into the hardware device manager and re-installing the device. Did I kill my drive? Tell us about your experience with our site.

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Otherwise I’ll have to call t a day and buy yet another DVD burner. Did this solve your problem? Which is probably why these don’t work.

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Can anyone offer a solution? Posted on Mar 15, I have an XPS and this horrible drive came with it. The email address entered is already associated to an account.


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Posted on Aug 15, I use imation disks. Posted on Jan 02, This information was given to me from a local computer repair shop, who had had many pass through their hl-dt-t and after attempting everything else, replacing the drive tended to be the cheapest and easiest solution.

The system does not recongnize the dvdrwab ata as dvd rom. Please remember to be considerate of other members. How can I fix this problem? Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. XHarvesterX Mar 29, The GWAB is a problematic drive.

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‘HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWA4164B ATA Device’ problem

How do I clear space in my OS drive? Hope this would help. It might help if Anonymous Oct 29, I get the same problem once in a while.


Posted by fathimarin on Mar gea4164b, Does anybody actually know anything in this forum to fix it, the drive is only 31 days old. I’ve got the very same comment for a while now, and I’m starting to fear that now it starts not to read CD’s as well, for ususally when I’m playing a CD-ROM game my whole computer crashes.

I have the same dvd burner that you described above.

‘HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GWAB ATA Device’ problem – Microsoft Community

Helpful 2 Not Helpful Comment Flag. I dont know whats wrong, and I dont think that it is anything that I did. Or is this just a piece of junk that needs to be replaced?

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