I recently made myself a dual-Opteron machine and have installed a LiteOn 1673S DVD/CD combo drive.
Attemping to install the OS using the combo drive was a smooth ride. However, within Windows XP the drive doesn't read a single music or data disc! It is, however, detected & reported to be functioning well by Device Manager.
I have already attempted uninstalling & reinstalling the device to no avail...
Digging around on the Internet, I read thru a user forum mentioning similar problems w/ this particular model...New firmware downloads are available & recommended.
My question is, should I attempt to install a new firmware (not sure how to!?) or simply take it for replacement. Like I mentioned, all hardware is new, less than a month old, and ofcourse under warranty. Having said that, if it indeed is a software (firmware/drivers) related issue as opposed to a hardware issue (which it probably ain't coz like i said i installed an entire OS using it) then wud a replacement really help?
Pls advise. Thx