External DVD RW not working

  jc_ferrero 05:12 26 May 07
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Again, this is under Windows 98 SE. When I power it up and have it plugged in, Windows always detects it as "USB 2.0 Storage Device". I've tried installing it as "USB 2.0 Storage Device", but no luck.

It's not detected and can't play CDs.

  Technotiger 07:27 26 May 07

Hi, sounds as if you need the Win98SE driver for it. You should be able to get the driver from the manufacturers web site.

  jc_ferrero 11:05 26 May 07

Thanks for your response Technotiger! The external case and DVD-RW driver are separate and are being used together. What do I find the drivers for? The case or the drive?

  Technotiger 11:15 26 May 07

Driver for the DVD-RW.

  wee eddie 13:01 26 May 07

As with your other Thread. Do you think that you may have too many USB Devices Connected.

You might need to consider a Powered Hub.

  jc_ferrero 00:46 27 May 07

I solved the problem, thanks everyone for the input. I installed a generic driver for a USB 2.0 mass storage device, then the burner detected correctly by itself.

  Technotiger 08:32 27 May 07

Grreat, glad all is ok now, thanks for the feedback.

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