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Re: another thought...

Discussion in 'IBM Thinkpad' started by TKM, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. TKM

    TKM Guest

    "Dave" <> wrote in message
    > "Dave" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> 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 www.belarc.com to get a profile of
    your computer including the manufacturer and model number of all drives and
    devices. Very cool.

    TKM, Dec 10, 2010
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