I tried all of the updates you suggested, plus the flasher software … none of them were able to update this particular OEM drive while in safe mode … appears the programming is able to recognize this drive in safe mode but unable to complete the update tasks involved …. The latest update i found from the firmwarehq. One update written for a GH40L did produce some errors … essentially the update was unable to initialize the drive and just hung … required to be ended through the task manager. Already have an account? No Side Change Capable: Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds.
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Once the drive is in safe mode it should allow you to flash it with any of the firmwares named above. Your name or email address: Already have an account? This is a major pain in the backside, but such is life ….
HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GH15L Drivers
Try it again, with the drive in normal operation mode, and post the log here so we can see the error message. United States – English.
Also some details about your computer would be useful which controller is your drive connected to, which drivers is your controller using and if the drive is set up in AHCI or IDE mode ….
What was your original firmware before flashing?
Bently – Los Angeles. Utility updated it and the problem disappeared. One update written for a GH40L did produce some errors … essentially the update was unable to initialize the drive and just hung … required to be ended through the task manager.
Approximate Information The symbol indicate: I will consider the alternatives you have provided … The date on the drive label is from … … The latest visha i found from the firmwarehq. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. My experience in years past has been mostly with older Plextor SCSI optical drives … where most issues are with cabling, cable lengths, termination, placement of the drives, etc … ….
Ask a question and give support. No Side Change Capable: Yes Serial ATA version: OK, that is not normal … the process I described should work … or in the worst case scenario Flasher should work – at least it should dump your firmware without any problem!
Secondly, just to make sure, this is what you did, right?: You can also use it yh15l patch the firmware in various useful ways.
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Please forgive my first post. Welcome to the forums nebulabn. This tool will install you the latest drivers for all devices on your computer. How did you visfa to flash it with the GH10N firmware in the first place?
HP Compaq CQ2103WM HLDS GH15L Firmware FD6E for Vista
Unfortunately for optical drives this is far from being standard practice. Finally my PC got up to speed! You can try this free program if you just want to burn files. I will consider the alternatives you have provided … The date on the drive label is from … ….
I have HL-DT_ST DVD-RAM GH15L dvd burner with Vista system. – HP Support Community –
Hello, thanks for the reply … safe mode … i take this to meanplacing the OS, Windows XP into safe mode? First put the drive into safe mode: Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment.