Sony CD burner not detected

Posted on 2005-04-13
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I have recently installed a Sony CD-RW CRX230ED burner. It works fine as a CD-ROM, but when I launch Nero or Sony's B's Recorder GOLD5, both programmes fail to detect the drive. Do I need a new driver?
Question by:jake_bernard
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    Make sure you get updates to both software packages.  There are no Windows drives that will let Nero or Sony's recording software see it as a CD-Writer.  The software (Nero, Sony) MUST have the drivers for that particular model.  IF they don't then an updated version likely will.
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    if you run Xp, did you download and install the updates?

    Author Comment

    In fact I am running Win 2000 but your suggestion was absolutely right! Bravo! Tried numerous other suggestions   .. including swopping cables, master/slave connections, swapping transfer modes etc. but the Nero update was the one!

    Just realised - should have scrolled up the page to see that "leew" had the same answer. Can I still split the points?

    Author Comment

    Hope that's all fair. Thanks everyone!
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    No problem !

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