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Re: another thought...

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      12-10-2010, 07:10 PM

"Dave" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> "Dave" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> Have come to the conclusion that the CD/DVD player in my T43 is read
>> only, even if it says CD-RW on the front plate of the drive. The Device
>> Manager is more reliable. What I can't figure out is how a blank CD goes
>> in "plain" and comes out looking written on. The ThinkPad diagnostic
>> disk I downloaded also indicates that the device is read only. <shaking
>> head> Anyone have any idea how this thing can actually try to write, and
>> fail, if it is read only? All attempts to write end up with
>> layout-mismatch errors.
>> Thanks.
>> Dave

> Realized after I posted the above that, this being a refurbished product,
> it may have been given an incorrect and not completely compatible version
> of the CD-RW DVD ROM. How can I find out what model of CD-RW DVD ROM it
> *should * have? Guess I'll try googling the model number it does have.
> Ideas are appreciated.
> Many thanks,
> Dave

Download and run the free Belarc Advisor to get a profile of
your computer including the manufacturer and model number of all drives and
devices. Very cool.


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