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DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S

Q: DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S

I ve recently got a new computer and put my DVD RW drive into it its a LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S and I ve been trying to burn DVD s with it and it won t let me I can burn CD s and read just not burn DVD s and I know DVDRW Burning SOHW-1693S problem - LITE-ON DVD its not the brand of DVD s DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S because in my old computer when the drive worked I was using the same brand DVD s I ve tried using NERO and DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S Alcohol and niether will do any good Here is the log file from Alcohol if it helps Code System Information Windows XP Professional Service Pack DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S Build Processor info AMD Athlon tm Processor MHz Memory Available to Windows KB Program Information File Name C Program Files Alcohol Soft Alcohol Alcohol exe Company Name Alcohol Soft Development Team Description Alcohol Original alcohol exe Product Alcohol Trademarks Alcohol Soft Development Team Copyright Copyright C - Alcohol Soft Development Team Version Build Date Size Bytes Hash b efea f ee cc b dcd Hash d a dcfed ff d c e cbc c e bc c c ae c ca d Hash b dcff fc bc e fff f cb cb f c ad c File Name C Program Files Alcohol Soft Alcohol alcoholx dll Description Alcohol virtual device control library Original alcoholx dll Copyright Copyright C - Version Build Date Size Bytes Hash b f ca a bb c c a ad c d File Name C Program Files Alcohol Soft Alcohol devsupp dll Company Name Alcohol Soft Development Team Description Alcohol Software Device Capability Library Original devsupp dll Product Alcohol Software Device Capability Library Copyright Copyright C - Alcohol Soft Development Team Version Build Date Size Bytes Hash cb e b a fd fad efe User Information Licensed to Happy User Registered User ID EF Options Setting Devices control interface Default Driver Control Interface CPU Priority Level High Memory Buffer Size MB Examine the accuracy of data read from physical device Yes Turn off quot Auto-Select best write speed quot function if possible No Overburn disc s No Fill memory buffer before recording discs Yes Ignore Media Type Yes RMPS Recordable Media Physical Signature Emulation No BAD Sectors Emulation No Sub-Channel Data Fixed amp Emulation No Laserlock Emulation No Current Language English Device s List D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S atapi Port Bus Target Lun F SCSIVAX DVD CD-ROM Vax s Port Bus Target Lun Installed Device Drivers List ACPI sys afd sys ALCXWDM SYS Aspi SYS ATMFD DLL audstub sys Beep SYS BOOTVID dll BT sys Cdfs SYS cdrom sys CLASSPNP SYS disk sys dmio sys dmload sys drmk sys dump atapi sys dump WMILIB SYS Dxapi sys dxg sys dxgthk sys Fastfat SYS fdc sys Fips SYS flpydisk sys fltMgr sys Fs Rec SYS ftdisk sys GEARAspiWDM sys hal dll HIDCLASS SYS HIDPARSE SYS hidusb sys HTTP sys i prt sys ifp sys imapi sys ipnat sys ipsec sys isapnp sys kbdclass sys KDCOM DLL kmixer sys ks sys KSecDD sys mnmdd SYS mouclass sys mouhid sys MountMgr sys mrxdav sys mrxsmb sys Msfs SYS msgpc sys mssmbios sys Mup sys NDIS sys ndistapi sys ndisuio sys ndiswan sys NDProxy SYS netbios sys netbt sys Npfs SYS ntdll dll Ntfs sys ntkrnlpa exe Null SYS nv disp dll nv mini sys parport sys PartMgr sys ParVdm SYS pci sys pciide sys PCIIDEX SYS PenClass sys portcls sys processr sys psched sys ptilink sys rasacd sys rasl tp sys raspppoe sys raspptp sys raspti sys rdbss sys RDPCDD sys rdpdr sys redbook sys SCSIPORT SYS serenum sys serial sys SiSGbeXP sys siside sys sisidex sys sisperf sys SiSRaid sys sr sys srv sys STREAM SYS swenum sys sysaudio sys tcpip sys TDI SYS termdd sys UltraMonMirror sys UltraMonUtility sys update sys USBD SYS usbehci sys usbhub sys usbohci sys USBPORT SYS usbprint sys USBSTOR SYS Vax b sys Vax s sys vga sys VIDEOPRT SYS VolSnap sys wanarp sys watchdog sys wdmaud sys win k sys WMILIB SYS Detailed Information of Device s D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S detail information Vendor Identification LITE-ON Product Identification DVDRW SOHW- S Production Revision Level KS Location atapi Port Bus Target Lun Support recording method DAO RAW SAO RAW SAO SUB RAW DAO TAO DVD DAO BURN-Free Technology SMART-BURN Auto-Select best write speed SMART-BURN - Note This information below is provided by the unit it might be inaccurate - - This software does not use this information - Removable media Yes Version ATAPI INF- i INF- i INF- i Response Data Format h CD-R Read Write Yes Yes CD-RW Read Write Yes Yes Read CD-R Fixed Packet Yes Test Write Yes DVD-ROM Read Yes DVD-R Read Write Yes Yes DVD-RAM Read Write No No Audio Play Yes Composite Audio and Video Data Stream No Digital output IEC on port Supported Yes Digital output IEC on port Supported No Mode Form Yes Mode Form Yes Multi-Session Yes BUF Yes CD-DA Commands supported Yes CD-DA Stream is Accurate Yes R-W Supported Yes R-W De-interleaved and Corrected No C Pointers Support Yes ISRC Supported Yes UPC Supported Yes Read Bar Code No Lock media into the drive Yes Currently drive Lock state Unlocked Prevent Jumper No Eject Command Yes Separate volume levels Yes Separate channel mute Yes Changer Supports Disc Present No Software slot selection No Side change capable No P through W in Lead-In Yes Source Disc Image Information Type Standard ISO Image file Path C Documents and Settings user Desktop Name hy scarxbox iso ISO Size MB Session Track Session Track DVD Length GB Address Dumping Recording Progress Log Processor info AMD Athlon tm Processor MHz Memory Available to Windows KB Memory Buffer size MB Image file loading C Documents and Settings user Desktop hy scarxbox iso ISO DVD Source Info Session Track Length GB D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S Recording Method Speed Recording - DVD DAO - X KB Sec D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S - Media format DVD-R D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S - Write ERROR LBA Length S KEY - C - quot Write Error quot D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S Recording failed Error message C - Write Error D LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW- S Recording failed Image file loading aborted Something is wrong with the recording procedure Please check the log file and report any errors to Technical Support It would be nice if anyone could offer a little help Thanks in advance nbsp

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A: DVD Burning problem - LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S

are the DVD-R discs certified to run at your recording speed or higher? you can attempt to lower the recording speed and see if that fixes the problem.

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A:Lite-on dvdrw sohw-1633s

Those camcorder discs are formatted in a special code probably created by Sony. You can't read them on a standard CD ROM.Try a Google search for something like "camcorder disc formats"... Or "reading camcorder discs on a PC"
 

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A:Lite-on dvdrw sohw-1633s not running

Most optical drives have a short life. The more they are used, the shorter the life. When they are moved around, they quickly become out of alignment. Those internal alignments have such narrow tolerances that they can appear to work properly and will usually test ok but the reader and writer cannot work.
Luckily, they can be found for sale cheaply. Try www.directron.com, for instance, where good optical drives can be found for $22 to $29.
We recommend Plextor which is higher priced, then Pioneer, Philips, LG, LiteOn, Samsung, Asus, Toshiba, and very few others.
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A:LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S driver

Microsoft default drivers means you only need what comes with Windows. So you aren't supposed to need anything else.
What version of Windows are you using and what problem are you having?
 

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A:Lite-on DVDRW Drive Model SOHW-1633S

If the drive is 3 years old don't waste any time with it. You can get a new drive for $25-$30.
 

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A:liteon dvdrw sohw-1633s not recognized

Does the bios recognize your DVD-Rw?
 

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A:LITE-ON DVDRW SHW-1635S problem

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A:LiteOn DVDRW SOHW-1633S Audio Prob.

what operating system do you have?
any conflicts in device manager?
try your sound card in a different slot
 

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A:Problem with Lite-On SHW-1635S DVDRW drive

Hi lizannel,

Welcome to SevenForums.

Your ODD seems to be of 2005 vintage and could have lived its life.

The best you can do is to try cleaning the lense with a CD lense cleaner.

If the problem persists, replace the drive.

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A:Lite on dvdrw not detected

The drive has failed.

Time to get a replacement.
 

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A:My Lite-on DVDRW LDW -451S

i succeeded with y2k and failed with xin xp

My DVDDRW recognized a CD.. will write to it.. BUT will not recognize to either play OR record a DVD

i do have the same problem, but burning a cd is possible
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i am running win xp and it does not work, using y2k all is fine. i think the problems started by reusing the dvd drive in another system, where the os is already installed. i just changed the drives. and updated the firmware and the driver.
 

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A:Lite-On DVDRW - freezing

mommajennyt said:

Any suggestions?Click to expand...

no.


i use liteons all the time and have never had problems with them - though i do seem to hear about many people who have problems with incd - try disabling incd software?

http://forums.techguy.org/multimedia/505244-question-about-nero-premium-edition.html
 

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Buy a dual mode dvd rw drive

'm not very sure 'bout your problem....
 

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A:CDRW and DVDRW not burning

Take the time to fill in system specs ,OS and software you are using. You will better ,quicker answers.
You can put that info in your Profile .
 

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If you were to spend $20 and purchase a IDE/LaptopIDE/SATA <->USB adapter, you could do a bit more testing with the drive.

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patio.
 

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A:dvdrw problem

You might 1st try Fix It here;

http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cd_dvd_drive_problems

If that doesn't work try this.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116

If neither of the above work, do this.

Is the drive displayed in device manager?

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Try the hardware forum please
 

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A:CDRW, DVDRW and DVD-rom problem

Check the Event Viewer for related errors (run eventvwr.msc)

Typically these would be Atapi or Disk errors.

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Windows will not always identify blank media, nor will it always identify a drive properly...when i put a regular CD into my DVD burner Windows ID's that drive as a CDRom. This is common.
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A:some nero burning user veteran??problem burning...

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A:LiteOn SOHW 1653s problems

i'm no expert i got a 1633s a few weeks ago. try these basic steps. do a clean install of nero, using the clean up tools from the nero website. then reinstall nero. download the lastest updates and install them eg i found nero vision 2 a pain but version 3 works fine. there have been various updates released in the past week. finally install the latest firmware for your writer from the liteon website. forget lite-on's recommended media i found that my lite-on writer doesnt like ritek based discs and most suppliers have told me to avoid ritek.
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www.cd-rmedia.co.uk/cgi-bin2/details.pl?id=trial

for around 8.50 in postage.

hope i have been of some use
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/liteon-sohw-1653s-problems.320689/
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A:LiteOn SOHW 1633S DVD won't read DVD

what operating system and service pack are you using?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/liteon-sohw-1633s-dvd-wont-read-dvd.30108/
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dad47
 

A:Problem with kazaa lite

Please read the TSG rules, we do not help with P2P applications.

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html

Category I Offenses
Minor and Sometimes Unintentional Annoyances
P2P Instructions - The purpose of P2P is to illegally trade copyrighted material. We do not support the use of P2P networks and any threads requesting help for them will be closed. This includes Kazaa, Bearshare, WinMX, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.
Thread closed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-kazaa-lite.469503/
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A:Lite On shw-160p6s Problem

TechSpot doesn't condemn the help to illegal operations. Sry, but you will not get help here for that.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lite-on-shw-160p6s-problem.47937/
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Just Redownload the files, it doesn't really matter unless of course you have 56k which begs the question, "why would you be downloading in the first place?"
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-problem.156713/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/diskeeper-lite-problem.443383/
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it sounds like the file was corrupted in some why when it was being downloaded. You may want to try to delete the .dat file and download it again.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-problem.130944/
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P2P Instructions - The purpose of P2P is to illegally trade copyrighted material. We do not support the use of P2P networks and any threads requesting help for them will be closed. This includes Kazaa, Bearshare, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-problem.262220/
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Hi jinger_angel,welcome to the forum, just what is the problem you are experiencing? are you saying it just sits there and doesnt connect you to Kazaalite? because it should do that automatically, usually after just a few seconds, and you dont need to do anything for it to do that,what version have you updated to? ........ The reason I am asking is that there are a few problems with the site at the moment and you may have a corrupted download, the new version of Kazaalite 2.1.1 is due out very shortly according to the site and it may be better waiting for that
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-problem.142101/
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sir-
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How are you doing this? There is no need to "install" anything. Just connect it, making sure that the jumpers are set correctly.

How are you connecting the drive (channel, master or slave)? Do you have both IDE channels enabled? Is it visible in BIOS setup?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lite-onit-dvd-rw-install-problem.635651/
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An error log file was created that can be very helpful in diagnosing problems. Would you like the save it?


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try using a diffrent dvd-r? did you try burning the movie from another cd or from on your comp...

i have nero but never any proplems
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/nero-lite-on-dvd-burner-problem.103062/
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From these links it indicates the uploaders have maxed out their allocation, cancelled your download, or gone offline ....

http://www.slyck.com/kl.php

http://www.newbie.org/help/messages/3156.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-dloading-problem.166940/
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P2P Instructions - The purpose of P2P is to illegally trade copyrighted material. We do not support the use of P2P networks and any threads requesting help for them will be closed. This includes Kazaa, Bearshare, WinMX, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-ressurection-problem.347646/
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I don't think kazaa can work behind a proxy becuase it needs to show your IP address. If you block your IP, then no-one on the network can see you and you won't be able to connect.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/kazaa-lite-connection-problem.122913/
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Help Please
 

A:LITEON SOHW-1633S Dual Burner Failure

Blank Media has no identifers or filesystem for windows to recognize.
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/liteon-sohw-1633s-dual-burner-failure.29422/
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Same Problem

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/liteon-sohw-812sx-wont-recognise-that-disk-is-inserted.35789/
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A:Solved: liteon SOHW 1653S stopped writing CDRs

Thought perhaps I should also mention that during the whole burn attempt the Drive is listed by Nero as "Idle" at the bottom of the window
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-liteon-sohw-1653s-stopped-writing-cdrs.386281/
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I think thats right

abbyk
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/winamp-5-03a-lite-zonealarm-freeware-problem.226997/
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Hi rpo1, and welcome to TSG.

rpo1 said:


one computer running Vista to a new computer also running Vista.Click to expand...

If this is the cable you are referring to, Vista is not listed as being supported.

Model #: U232-006: USB Adapters - 6-ft. USB 2.0 File Transfer Cable
http://www.tripplite.com/en/products/model.cfm?txtModelID=2954

System Requirements

* IBM PC Pentium 133 or higher compatible system
* Available USB 2.0 port (up to 480Mbps) or available USB 1.1 port (up to 12Mbps)
* CD-ROM Drive
* Windows 98/ME/2000/XPClick to expand...

Did you get a Vista compatible cable?

Tripp Lite USB 2.0 File Transfer Cable for Windows Vista USB cable - 8 ft
http://shopper.cnet.com/system-power-cables/tripp-lite-usb-2/4014-3107_9-32508136.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/tripp-lite-transfer-cable-problem.844432/
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dvi

Did/can you try another dvi cable or another monitor on that dvi port?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/nvidia-geforce-fx5200-lite-problem-dvi.20930/