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Cannot flash my DVR-108 to 1.19 firmware!

Question: Cannot flash my DVR-108 to 1.19 firmware!

Hi folks!

I have a Sony VAIO computer with a DVR-108 DVD burner installed. The current firmware available is 1.19, but the firmware on my drive is 1.10. For some reason, I am unable to upgrade the firmware using the firmware installer software. Normally I wouldn't worry too much about it, but my drive supports burning at 16X speeds with DVD+R discs, and I am only getting 4X burn speeds with the 16X discs I bought! (and yeah, they are good quality media!)

I actually get 12X speeds with my 8X discs, but am getting 4X speeds with 16X discs! what a mess!

I have done my share of googling to figure out how to flash the firmware, but nothing seems to help - it's a little overly complicated for me! When I run the installer, it tells me that the device is not found. Argh!

does anyone have anything to offer that might help?

thanks in advance!

David in Athens, Ohio

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Answer: Cannot flash my DVR-108 to 1.19 firmware!

Are you sure you're using the correct firmware? There are several flavors...

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Answer:how to flash a dvd writer with firmware?

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Answer:Solved: firmware flash

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The frequencies and bands are controlled by hardware.

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Harman/Kardon AVR635 bricked last night during software upgrade over RS-232 serial connection.

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AVR635 = UPD70F3033BGF, a NEC microcontroller with 256KB of flash memory.

NEC PG-FP4 flash programmer (not the minicube2). He did this by connecting the PG FP4 to the CSIO ports on teh chip (pins 97 to 99) and then uploading the HEX file of the firmware.Click to expand...

Someone suposedly had success using the NEC PG-FP4 to rewrite the memory and bring the receiver back to life..

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Ive googled but doesn't seem to be a well documented topic.

Where do I go? Who should I be looking to talk to?

Please help me get lucky and bring my reciever to life?
 

Answer:Need help with flash programming, NEC PG-FP4's and Audio Firmware

Have you tried a local repair shop? They may be able to program the chip, or replace it with a pre-programmed one.

You might also have a chat with Harmon/Kardon -- they may have some suggestion, or be able to sell you the chip directly.

I remember using an old motherboard to program chips for something; don't recall what it was. We'd boot the machine up, pop out the BIOS chip and insert the new chip. Then use the bios flash utility to write the firmware to the chip.
 

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PS: if don't actually need the canada firmware, let me know. Thanks.

Answer:How to flash an AT&T lumia 920 with Canada firmware?

Microsoft?
AT&T got 8.1 and Cyan July 15.
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Answer:Asus 5224A cdr - can't flash firmware

dont do it unless you know what you are doingwhy do you want to flash?

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Answer:Hard drive password after firmware flash

The password is not stored with the firmware and cannot be corrupted in this way.

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Answer:OpenWrt flash / firmware upgrade dilemma

I found a solution:
http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/techref/bootloader/redboot

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Answer:CDRW not recognized after firmware flash update

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Answer:ASUS DRW 2014L1T Firmware flash 96% complete ?

i have just realised i have posted in the wrong categorie. Sorry about that ill go over to the right one now.
 

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Answer:How to flash router firmware with lost password?

D-Link support was uselessClick to expand...

In what manner were they useless please - IMHO they are usually excellent
Of course if by useless you mean they stated that the wrong firmware having been loaded to the chip, the standard way of resetting a router password to default would not now work and therefore the equipment is for practical purposes - scrap, then I agree
From router user manual
If you forgot your password, you must reset your router. Unfortunately this process will change all your settings back to the factory defaults.
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However there is every possibility I think that the wrong firmware written to the chip will negate the reset of the password and the writing of the right firmware
You may consider it the same as a failed BIOS flash
 

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Answer:Flash Firmware on Linksys Wireless Modem Router

Very unlikely that you can re-flash...In view of the fact that Linksys are replacing the kit, it sounds to me as though the technical "expert" used the wrong flash file...I'd say the router was almost certainly dead.

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Answer:X220 - Is there a way to flash older BIOS while keeping newer EC Firmware?

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Answer:BIOS v40 flash failed on Lenovo Z410. No boot (screen blank). InsydeH20 invalid image firmware!

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Answer:Replacing router Firmware w/ third party Firmware?

nope its easy, and as long as your smart and follow the few basic guildlines very unlikely chance of damaging the router. Biggest suggestion is never do the update via wireless as if you loss signal or what not could loose a bit of data for the router update.
 

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Answer:Battery firmware has just killed my battery. How do you justify pushing firmware that does this?

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
Here it is the support site link for your model just in case.
 
I'm guessing that the computer is booting but the battery does not provide any charge, right?
 
I did not have that issue, but I'm just guessing, What will happen if you apply the battery firmware update again? You can download it manually from the support site: "Lenovo Battery Firmware Update Utility for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-..."
 
This is what it cames to my mind right now, I hope it helps.
 
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Answer:Ie 6 - Flash Objects Flickering - Using Adobe Flash Player 9 Activex R28 (shockwave Flash Object V. 9.0.28.0)

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Answer:T400 switchable graphics: no more video acceleration with latest flash update (flash 11).

For Lenovo Support: Can I expect an updated driver for my Thinkpad which is still under warranty for two years?

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Answer:Solved: Problems with macromedia flash - flash applications causing problem....

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Answer:Re: Satellite Pro A100 - Cannot download the Flash player to watch flash movies

Hi

I don?t know why you cannot download and install the Flash Player but you should definitely check the Adobe website:
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I ran adwcleaner and it did not fix it.  Tried an ip flush, but got a message media is unplugged when I entered the media renew. I have been here before on my computer.  So I thought I would try what I was told to do. I am on my moms computer now..  Neither worked.  I don't know what else to do.  here is her dds file.  I imagine there are many other problems then just the ads but I don't know. DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16611  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.21.2Run by clairemarie at 18:55:13 on 2013-06-25Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.6127.3650 [GMT -4:00].AV: Lavasoft Ad-Aware *Disabled/Updated* {E0D97DD4-42BA-B3F2-A5A7-22E9ACE81FC7}AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {3F839487-C7A2-C958-E30C-E2825BA31FB5}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: Lavasoft Ad-Aware *Disabled/Updated* {5BB89C30-6480-BC7C-9F17-199BD76F557A}SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {84E27563-E198-C6D6-D9BC-D9F020245508}FW: Lavasoft Ad-Aware *Disabled* {D8E2FCF1-08D5-B2AA-8EF8-8BDC523B58BC}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSc:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\Syst... Read more

Answer:Had Trouble Updating Flash, Accidently downloaded Flash Extreme, Browser Ads

sorry I wrote media renew instead of ip renew

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(X100e 35084RG) Why such powerful video card can't show good performance on 2D animations. Browser flash games and videos slows down performance very much! What is reason?

Answer:very slow on flash animations - flash games and video (X100e 35084RG)

try updating to the latest version of flash player to get the graphic hardware acceleration feature.

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when i press the on button, only battery light flash, others all not reaction, fan, hardisk, screen all no response, and not enter bios. Realy appreactiate if someone can tell me what happen to my u410, i just bought it on 2013-09-28.

Answer:U410 Can't Not Boot, Battery light flash, but Switch indicator not flash.

HiWelcome to the forum and Happy New Year!!Does your laptop work on adapter?Since i feel either the battery or the charger or possibly the ac adapter port of your laptop is the problem.Either the battery is malfunctioning or the battery is empty but either the charger or the port is not working.If you can, try a different charger if possible(don't buy one if you don't get one)or get the machine checked by the service centre.I made these speculations based on the battery light input given by you.Regards





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I uninstalled Adobe Flash with their uninstall tool because I read somewhere you needed to update it because of major security flaw. I went over to the Adobe website to try and find an update, as well as a tutorial on how to update, as I had no idea what version I had. Their website is a mess unless you want to purchase something, and then you can find whatever your want. Since I had no idea what version of player, I just DL their uninstall tool, then DLed their new flash. I used their uninstall tool, and then reinstalled the new Adobe Flash Player. The only PU that came up was that it couldn't install in Opera. I went looking to try and configure it, then I read in the post below, you had to go to the link, http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/welcome/ for shockwave, and figured it would lead me to flash and all that crap. I remembered what a PIA it was. I went over there, and it says flash works, but I still don't know if it's the latest flash or not. On the right it says I need to install "other sw", but that probably because I don't have shockwave installed. BTW, when I used their uninstaller from an administrator account, it completely wiped out my FX profile in the limited user account for some reason. It didn't do anything to the FX profiles in the administrator's accounts. I keep an updated copy of the limited user account's FX profile, and just reinstalled it, but I'm sick and tired of adobe flash and all the BS your have ... Read more

Answer:Adobe Flash uninstall tool,& is there a better/safer flash player w/o the hassles?

The flash player for IE and Firefox is in C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash. The IE one is called Flash9f.ocx and for Firefox its NPSWF32.dll.

You can view current version, by going to a page with a flash object on the web page, right click on the Flash object and select About Adobe Flash Player 9 and it will take you to Adobe site and display version.
You can also get version from the files about on the Version or Details tab of its properties.

As for removal, just either use the Uninstall tool in the same folder (See above) or delete all the files in the folder to remove it.
 

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Quote:
A large number of users, who regularly upgrade their Flash Player installations, remain exposed to Flash-based attacks, because the Flash plug-in bundled in Adobe Reader is not updated at the same time.


Yet another reason to use an alternative to Adobe Reader.

Answer:Users Remain Vulnerable to Flash Exploits After Upgrading Flash Player

Just in case there may be someone out there who hasn't heard of it, Foxit Reader is a free alternative to Adobe. Been using it for a couple of years and haven't found any PDF files it couldn't read.

Foxit Software - Foxit Reader 4.1 for Windows

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I have xp Pro with sp3 but cant install any flash programs.They dont run at all after installation and come out as error need to close.Amara says I need to download flash player and does not open.Other programs Ive installed dont run at all.I can see flash websites ok.I use firefox and all the other progs are fine.Adobe Flash works without problems.Heres my hijack this log.Heelp!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:57:57 PM, on 5/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20772)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:E:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeE:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeE:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEE:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeE:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exeE:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\RegMgr\iviRegMgr.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeE:\Program Files\PerfectDisk2008\PD91Agent.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeE:\Program Files\Common Files\Protexis\License Service\PsiService_2.exeE:\Program Files\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exeE:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exeE:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exeE:\Program Files\Utilities\VisualTooltip\VisualToolTip.exeE:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exeE:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEE:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEE:\Progra... Read more

Answer:Problem running flash programs.Only Adobe Flash works.

You say:QuoteOnly Adobe Flash worksthen:Quotebut cant install any flash programsWhat programs?

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Hey everyone.

I own a Toshiba Satellite A100-283 laptop (PSAA8E-1DL044GR)

I am planning to upgrade the CPU (T1350) to a Dual-Core T2400.

Before I'll open the Laptop in order to install the new CPU, i want to make sure that the BIOS will support it - thus, I want to upgrade the BIOS to the newest 6.00 version available on the Toshiba support site.

The BIOS flash file (S10V600.exe) is a self-extraction RAR file which automatically starts the right WinPhlash process.

Unfortunately, the last step of the WinPhlash process doesn't start.
Instead, the system freezes completely with a 100% CPU utilization (fan spinning at full speed).

The new BIOS doesn't get written to the BIOS chip since i can hard-reboot the laptop and normally start my linux system. The BIOS still is the 2.00 version.

My questions:

- Did any of you who already upgraded the BIOS of this system know what could cause this?
- What operating system did you use to flash the BIOS?

I was running the flash utility on a WinXP SP3 LiveCD (Hiren's Boot CD), loading the BIOS flash file from a USB storage device (I don't have Windows and would like to avoid getting a new SATA drive and installing a "real" windows there just for upgrading my BIOS, but I'd do it if it'd be the only way to get the BIOS flashed)


Your help is greatly appreciated, thank you and greetings from Germany to the rest of Europe!

Answer:Can't flash BIOS on A100 (PSAA8E) - flash process freezes

> Before I'll open the Laptop in order to install the new CPU, i want to make sure that the BIOS will support it - thus, I want to upgrade the BIOS to the newest 6.00 version available on the Toshiba support site

First of all the BIOS update will not help you if the old BIOS would not support the new CPU.
Generally speaking you can use only the CPU which is supported by chipset.
As far as I know the new CPUs are not added to new BIOS versions?
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB9401AX0001R01.htm

> What operating system did you use to flash the BIOS?
Since the available BIOS version is Windows based version, you should use the Windows which was preinstalled by Toshiba.
In many cases the BIOS update requires VAP (value added package) which is necessary if you run Vista or Win7.

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Hello,

I need to create a short marketing intro for the business I am working for and would like to find a program that let's me create this fairly easily without using Adobe Flash Pro or their products.

Is there anything that'll let me do this?
 

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One of my XMS2 sticks failed, so I took the stick out, went into BIOS and loaded default settings. I pressed F10 and saved settings. My computer abruptly shut off and turned back on to go to "boot block" My BIOS got corrupted for no apparent reason. It asked to be fed a CD or USB drive, so I went to my laptop, downloaded the M4A785M BIOS and renamed it, quick formatted the flash drive to NTFS, and put it in the machine. The machine read the flash drive, erased, programmed, and told me to reboot to get system back. Now nothing, just a blank screen, no POST. All fans and lights, the hard drive turns on. I have replaced both sticks with a cheap 2GB PNy stick confirmed working. RAM is not the issue.
 

Answer:ASUS motherboard forced me to flash, flash apparently failed.

bump
 

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I have xp Pro with sp3 but cant install any flash programs.
They dont run at all after installation and come out as error need to close.
Amara says I need to download flash player and does not open.
I can see flash websites ok.
I use firefox and all the other progs are fine.
Adobe Flash works without problems.

Heres my hijack this log.Heelp!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:54:43 PM, on 5/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20772)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
E:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
E:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
E:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
E:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
E:\Program Files\Utilities\VisualTooltip\VisualToolTip.exe
E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
E:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
E:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\mmm.exe
E:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Corel PhotoDownloader\Corel Photo Downloader.exe
E:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
E:\Program Files\Audio Sandbox\SRSSSC.exe
E:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
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i can't even begin to explain this, i will just have to show someone. if someone would volunteer let me know ill send you the .fla file that i am editing in adobe flash cs4. its bascially a flash menu with 5 links on it and some fancy stuff. for some reason i can't find way to change the text of 4 out of the 5 buttons. anyone?
 

Answer:Solved: Need help with Adobe Flash CS4. Can't edit certain aspects of flash file!

Are all five buttons an instance of one library resource ? Are you trying to change their content through Actionscript or the Flash IDE ?
 

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Hello is it normal that Lumia 625 why take picture the led light will flash a second although flash it turn off???
On others phone like android phone HTC One if i turn off flash light is wont turn on the flash even one second to flash on the object ???

Answer:Lumia 625 why take picture the led light will flash a second although flash it turn off

Yea its called the focus light, its a really annoying feature in most Lumia phones but the most recent Nokia camera app update solves this issue. You can go to settings in the nokia camera app and switch off the focus light assist or set it by flash state.

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ok.
the problem is that i can't see any flashes on any site. for example i go to ed test site. i can't see their meters!. i go to chatting site i can see nothing. just a small icon on the top left side. i d/l macromedia flash 8 . still no difference.

wat is the problem where have i go wrong??
is this a software problem or ??

any useful help really appreciated.
 

Answer:Flash doesn't work on Flash enabled websites

Please use proper thread titles from now on.
 

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System is a Lenovo Model: 10AA002SUS
ThinkCentre,ThinkCentre M93 M93p Tiny,Model:10AA002SUS

Event log
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
Date: 10/18/2016 10:22:40 AM
Event ID: 1001
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: USRIVD036
Description:
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000d1 (0x0000000000000008, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000, 0xfffff88001b53a1d). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 101816-21933-01.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting" Guid="{ABCE23E7-DE45-4366-8631-84FA6C525952}" EventSourceName="BugCheck" />
<EventID Qualifiers="16384">1001</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2016-10-18T14:22:40.000000000Z" />
<EventRecordID>90010</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>USRIVD036</Computer>
<Secu... Read more

Answer:BSOD using Flash Training Website (IE 11, Flash Player 23.0.0.185)

Hi Bedell,
That version is now out of date >>> 205

Roy

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I've just installed the trial for MX 2004 however when I try and open the flash file I wish to edit it just freezes the whole program and the Vista message of doom comes up and tells me to close it.

Any ideas?
 

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I think many of you have tried to download flash files using several flash downloader. But let me tell you, even you can download those flash file present on websites (ex. Flash Games & Ecards) without any Flash Downloader.
Well, let me tell you how I do this without any Flash Downloader, Follow the below steps: 1. Go to any Flash Game site (ex. Cricket Flash Game). 2. Once page is opened, see the last word before the game (ex. In Cricket Flash Game last word before the game is ” Cricket Game:“. Just Copy it. 3. Being on the page, press Ctrl + U (Source of page). 4. Once the Source Page is Opened Search for the word ” Cricket Game:” (explained in 2nd step). 5. In the source page you will get many codes, just below to the word ” Cricket Game:” search for “embed” after “embed” there is the link of Flash game! Copy the Link! (Don’t Click on it otherwise Source page will show the source of Flash game). 6. Open new page in your Browser & paste the Flash File Link. 7. Once page fully opened, Go to File > Save page as, save it anywhere in your PC as a .swf file.
That’s All! You can play the Flash game anytime, no need of Active Internet connection. Source: Tweaking Windows | How to Download Flash Files & games without Flash Downloader

Answer:Download Flash Files & games without Flash Downloader

Hi,
Here another way to do it:
1. Go to any Flash Game site (ex. Cricket Flash Game).
2. Once page is opened, in Firefox click Tools, Page Info.
3. Go to Media Tab
4. In the address box Look for something with the extension .swf, Type Embed
5. Then choose it and click on Save As...
6. Et voil?
Karlos

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Hi, 
I have an issue right now where flash is crashing on a website that uses flash heavily.  Its not a corporate wide issue and affecting only a handful of users.  Any pointers as to what it may be? Or log files to check?

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I am still struggling with a problem that has plagued me for some days! I have visited the security forum and gotten a lot of great advice from a senior member there.

The problem is this:

Slowly flash files have been not opening in first Internet Explorer and more recently even in Firefox. Oddly, some flash files open, but I haven't been able to play YouTube videos for several months. At first I was able to open YouTube flash files in Firefox. Now, when I click on the flash file, it either goes to a blank white screen with the hourglass or it hangs, halfway open.

I have done many things to try and fix this. I have run Hijack This numerous times. I have worked on several rootkit eliminators. I have picked up a couple of rootkits and eliminated them. At present there doesn't seem to be any rootkit problem, though those suckers may be lurking there or already done damage to my browsing capability.

Here's another thing. When I open IE, I can browse okay for a while, but certain sites won't open. Other sites open more slowly than they used to do. If I close IE completely and reopen it, I can then browse okay, until it gets flakey again!

Does anyone identify this problem or know what may be going on? I have checked my IE options folders numerous times. I have deleted cookies and temp files. I have looked at my add-ons (I run Windows XP Pro). I have booted and rebooted; I've run numerous spyware programs and other registry cleanup programs, etc.

I have... Read more

Answer:Flash Problem: Cannot Open Flash in Browser

Since the problem is with IE and Firefox, it doesn't sound like a browser problem. It may be a JAVA issue though. Make sure you have the latest version. Also make sure to UNINSTALL any older versions, as they have "holes" that can allow malware to run.

The latest version can be downloaded from http://java.sun.com
 

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ie6 sp1 xp home edition willn't play flash? flash site offers no help uninstalled and reinstalled as instucted no help. browser was updated by isp (sbc/yahoo) they use ie6 but change the look and feel around a bit . uninstalled this as instructed by isp still have the problem, was told to uninstall ie6 by the control panel/add and remove, microsoft also suggest the same. ie6 is not in add/remove. tryed to change the registry key isinstalled to 0 and reinstall but will not do it. is there anthing that can be done short of a system recovery disk as they will reformat the disk. following is the highjackthis results.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 1:20:43 AM, on 11/14/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\GEARSEC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Act... Read more

Answer:(Resolved) missing flash can't reinstall ie6 or flash

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Hello my name is Tinkie I have the register machine and I had it scan my computer. The problem is that in my custom control I had one unresolved or shall I say unrepair problem that the register machine did not fix. It say's Window\system 32\macromed\flash\flash 6.ocx -default. It was at an high risk priority. I also have the sims game on my computer also and it comes up with cyclic redunancy and I cannot even load my game on here also. It this the part of my problem with my computer? And if so can I get some information on how to fix it. I also have norton anti virus and it didn't detected anything like an virus or worm nor trojans. Please help me I am lost without my sims and this window.w
Thank you
Tinkie

Answer:window/system32/macromed/flash/flash 6.ocx

Hello Tinkie, Welcome to TSF!

You need to go to the Adobe? website and download the latest FlashPlayer.

Adobe? Flash Player Version 9. (click the coloured link.)

Please Note: Installation of the Google? Toolbar is not necessary for Flash Player to operate.

Post back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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Hi all.

After a couple time, I noticed my IE stopped showing embedded flash-based videos. That was earlier than IE9 launch. I've then installed the "Beauty of the Web" to try out and was still without this feature. I didn't actually care much, but anyway, this bothers me enough to come here to ask.

Has anyone encountered this behavior? Just the embedded videos aren't playing, but going to YouTube website, I can watch the videos.

My Shockwave preferences are allowing plugin usage for any -- ie, * -- websites. Also, if I open an alternative browser -- Apple Safari 5 --, all works fine.

Finally, this user account is limited. If I open an IE9 window as Administrator, guess what? It works!

I am aware a couple weird stuff happens if you never log on your admin account -- IE, some Blizzard games does not install properly. But I have taken care of logging on to this local admin account to have things set up, but that was still a no-go.

Any clues or suggestions on where to look at? Or report a bug at Adobe website?

Thanks.

Answer:IE + Flash + Limited Acc = No flash embedded vids

Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling Flash Player 10 AciveX?

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Topic Tile says it all. I have two flash files that i can not remove.Flash9d.ocxFlashutil9d.exe (A player helper)Question is why I'm unable to remove these files?

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How can you copy one flash drive to another flash drive,on the same computer? Thank You
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 630 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3839 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 702932 MB, Free - 657555 MB; D: Total - 12368 MB, Free - 1523 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AB1
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:Solved: Copy one Flash to another Flash Drive

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Hello,
Most websites I brows the graphics are blank with the little color square in the corner....also I can't few anything that requires Flash. When I went to Macromedia to download Flash and clicked on the download button...it wouldn't download. And I still can't see allot of graphics on websites.

I have Spybot, Adware and Spyware Blaster...I'm not sure if this is why I am having this problem.

Sincerely,
Joyoflife
 

Answer:Cant View Websites with Flash & Cant download Flash

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Somewhere in Windows 10, I ran across a setting that decides whether the taskbar icon flashes or the window frame flashes (in response to I remember not what). It is now set to flash the window and it is driving me bonkers. Anyone know where it is so I can reset it to flash the icon?

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What is the link for downloading the adobe flash player to a flash drive then installing from flash drive without internet connection, the whole 17 mb? For XP and firefox.

Answer:Downloading Flash Player to Flash Drive

Offline installersFlash Player for Internet Explorer - ActiveX https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exeFlash Player for Firefox - NPAPI https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exeFlash Player for Opera and Chromium-based browsers - PPAPI https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ppapi.exeWeb page (scroll down) https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/installation-problems-flash-player-windows.html#main-pars_header

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I have an Asus A8N-E mobo and want to flash my bios, however like I said, the Award flash utility is nowhere to be found. So how do I do it?
 

Answer:Award flash is nowhere to be found. So how do I flash the bios?

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Question: Firmware

Please could somebody tell me which of these can be considered firmware. 1) 3.5" floppy disk 2)Hard Disk 3) Flash BIOS 4) Word Documents

Answer:Firmware

IMHO bios flash, the rest are counted as hardware, except the word doc which is a file.What is this a test???

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hi!

Can anyone tell me what is firmware?

Answer:what is a firmware?

Firmware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia






Quote:
In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a term often used to denote the fixed, usually rather small, programs and/or data structures that internally control various electronic devices. Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from end-user products such as remote controls or calculators, through computer parts and devices like hard disks, keyboards, TFT screens or memory cards, all the way to scientific instrumentation and industrial robotics. Also more complex consumer devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, synthesizers, etc., contain firmware to enable the device's basic operation as well as implementing higher-level functions.


Better than I can explain it.
Click Wiki link above for more info.
Mike

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Question: What is firmware?

Can someone explain firmware to me? Is that the OS that is downloaded and run on a phone, laptop etc? I see news articles about firmware, but gimme a break I'm a newbie. I need a definition lol

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Question: WD 800 JB Firmware

I went to WD's website and was looking for a firmware update. Where is it on the webpage, don't trust other pages. My firmware on my WD800JB is 77.07w77 Just for the record. Please let me know if I have missed it or a safe site to get an update for it. Thanks Everyone
 

Answer:WD 800 JB Firmware

Plus I have a Pioneer DVD-117 Rom and looking for a firmware update.
 

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Question: Firmware

I recently purchased an nVIDIA 6200AGP8x 350MHz Graphics Card with 512MB For an eight year old Dell Dimension 4600i (P4, 3G HT with a 128 card). As I didn?t think I was getting the full benefit of the new card I checked in BIOS. The maximum it goes to is 256 so I looked the Dell site and saw there were 4 updates, one being video, ok so I downloaded it, and then stopped. I have had a bad experience with firmware (a Plextor drive that refused to work after an update) as a result I am not sure whether to go ahead or not. Ok pathetic but please humour me, do the risks out way the benefits.
Oh, re. the HP on this PC, I noticed it is disabled in BIOS sorry better for a new thread perhaps.
Dave

Answer:Firmware

Now lets see if I understand. You have replaced the the original graphics card with a nVIDIA 6200AGP8x 350MHz Graphics Card.
From the Dell web site it only shows one update for the Bios but it does not state what it was for so should not be used.
Although it does have several driver updates for graphics cards these are not for the new card you have installed and should not be used. Go to the nVidia web site for new updated drivers.
From my memory the bios does not indicate how much memory the graphics card uses. I could be wrong.

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Question: Firmware?

I saw the phrase firmware tossed about on a message. What exactly is it?
 

Answer:Firmware?

Firmware is half software, half hardware. Usually it is software embedded permanently into a piece of hardware. Such as the software that runs a digital camera, or drives a USB networking cable.
 

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Question: firmware

Hican any of you bright people out there tell me how to save the original firmware of a drive before flashing with an updated one.

Answer:firmware

Most firmware updaters have the option to 'Save Old version' before flashing the new one.

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Question: what is firmware

what does firmware do

Answer:what is firmware

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Question: dd-wrt firmware

hi guys I was just wondering. What is dd-wrt? I keep hearing it coz my router supports dd-wrt firmware from a third party but i don't know what it is. I know I should not mess around with things i dnt know but i'm just wondering what it is. Thx
 

Answer:dd-wrt firmware

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I'm on DP 8.1.1. With the recent release of cyan for DP users, does any one know if doing the cyan update would take me back to 8.1? Or will it just slap on the firmware alone and still leave me on my current version?

Answer:Firmware only or Firmware with 8.1?

It will leave you at 8.1.1. It is simply a firmware update to Cyan for Lumia devices.

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Question: firmware

I am fresh out of college, and seem to have found a job where I am in way over my head. My employer knows it though, and just expects me to try my best.... anyway heres the question, even though it seems dumb...
When using C, does a hexadecimal Number refer to the memory address (AKA a register or part of the the memory or a port), or does it simply refer to the number itself?

Eg:
ulData = ulMemPos + 0x20;
does this mean add the hexadecimal value of 20-- or to add twenty memory addressing to it?
 

Answer:firmware

just a number
 

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Question: DVD Firmware

how do I find out what version of firmware is in use with my LiteOn DVD recorder?

Answer:DVD Firmware

DvdInfo tells you this and much more. click here

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Question: DVD firmware

How do I download a firmware update for my Liteon DVD drive.I purchased in Dec 03, it was manufactured Oct 03.

Answer:DVD firmware

click here

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Question: DVD-RW firmware?

Hi,Just bought and installed an LG DVD-RW. Where do I find the firmware details in XP? Device manager? I have looked in all the places I know to look but cannot locate this.Can anyone help?Cheers!Tj_El

Answer:DVD-RW firmware?

Cheers crx1600. Nero infotool did the job. :-))Tj_El

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Question: which firmware ?

i have just fitted a dvd writer to my system which was oem how can i tell what firmware it is using...thanks

Answer:which firmware ?

Look in Device Manager, find the drive and click properties and settings.

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Question: What is Firmware

Hi thereGoing through the list of drivers available on the Toshiba site for my computer, I found one called Firmware. It won't let me copy it, it wants to instantly install itself. What is Firmware and what does it do?

Answer:What is Firmware

click here

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Question: firmware

i have a netgear dg834gt router how do i find out what version of firmware i have.xp pro.thanks.

Answer:firmware

I dont have that particular device so can only surmise it will be in the cfg pages somewhere,accessed by http:// IP address

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Question: firmware?

I heard someone use the word firmware the other day and wondered what the heck it is. After checking out the definition on www.webopedia.com I am still a little confused on the subject. Anyone care to explain this to me? Please?

Answer:firmware?

well i understand it as a piece of software build into hardware. Examples of firmware are: bios's, video bios's etc.

There is a way of upgrading firmware in hardware like DVD burners to make them faster or burn dual layer.

Wayne

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Question: what is firmware?

So I fried my hard drive and I am looking for a replacement, I found several that are the same model except the firmware is different. What is firmware, mine says firmware: 3.64
Does the replacement have to be the same firmware? This is my master drive
 

Answer:what is firmware?

Lets start with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware
Basicly its a os for a device thats built in.
 

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Question: OEM DVD Firmware

Dvd disk drive won't run DVD's. Makes alot of clicking, spinning noises but wont read disks. Went to HKEY areas and changed some things recom by other forums. Didn't work. Told needed firmware upgrade. Unable to find firmware for Optiarc DVD RW AD-7530A ATA Device because as near as I can find it's an OEM Device. Went back to Gateway(Notebook Manufacturer) and they don't have. Any suggestions? Ifu can't fix, I guess u install a new DVD Device or a new Notebook.
Was also told by Gateway I needed a Codec upgrade.
 

Answer:OEM DVD Firmware

The codec pack is easy enough- Techspot has what you need here http://www.techspot.com/downloads/775-klite-codec-pack-full.html
Install and then try running the discs.

How does the drive show up in the Device Manager ? No exclamation mark in a yellow triangle?
What DVD's won't it run-commercial (retail) movies, or discs you are attempting to burn ? If the latter, what brand of discs.

If it definitely requires a firmware update then it seem's you're out of luck as there are none as far as I can tell.
 

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Question: What is Firmware ?

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on my startup (with my new MS6334 Motherboard) Iget the message ' NEW HARDWARE FOUND FIRMWARE 'do I need to load a driver for this? ( whatever it is) and does anybody know if its an importantpiece of kit that my computer cannot do without?I have found that my mouse pointer always has the egg timer next to it and I can't do a thing withmy computer, could this have anything to do withthis FIRM thing whatever it is? Please help.

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Question: What is firmware

I have recently had trouble with Genie-Soft backup software. They tell me I need to back up my firmware. I am not sure what they mean by this and their explanation hasnít helped me.

I have Nero 5.5.10.9 installed on my computer and my CD-RW Burner is Imation. I used the Nero Info tool which showed [1.0] G:\CD-RW CDR 6S52 in the top left of the box and Type: CD-RW Recorder and Firmware Version: CDR 6S52.

I went on to the Nero site which states they will not accept responsibility for any firmware updates.

I havenít a clue what Iím supposed to do now. Itís taken me ages to get this far and in all honesty, I donít really know what I am doing. Is the firmware update supposed to be for Nero or Imation. Can anyone help me?

My OS is WinXP Pro

Joe
 

Answer:What is firmware

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Question: DVD+/-RW firmware

Hello all: does anyone have the latest firmware dowload link for a NEC ND-3530A HH 16X DVD+/-RW drive for my old dell 3000 desktop... I don't have any warranty left on it so I cannot download the latest firmware download from the site...
 

Answer:DVD+/-RW firmware

Here is a site for alternate - modified firmwares:
http://tdb.rpc1.org/
 

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Question: ARC FIRMWARE

It would appear that each time on boot it attempts to boot from Floppy A:When I press F8 and go into the disk boot section and change it to boot from ST340014A [Hard drive] (40.02 GB) -- drive 0, s/n 5JX99PPP, rev 3.06, SMART Status: HealthyIt boots up OK then for that occasion but each time I reboot I have to follow the same procedure and change it from Floppy to HD.ST340014A Once I change it to the correct boot drive it should hold there until I change it but it is reverting back to Floppy A each time I reboot instead......regardless

Answer:ARC FIRMWARE

Have you tried resetting your boot device in the bios?Is your clock keeping good time?

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Question: DVD Firmware

I have been advised to update my DVD firmware but cannot find what make it is. Going into Device Manager tells me the model number (MT1316B BDV212B) but the manufacturere is 'standard CD-ROM drives'. Any ideas anyone?

Answer:DVD Firmware

Some info click here=

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Question: Firmware

I was having trouble with my CD-RW, so I updated the firmware and it fixed the problem. However, when I updated the firmware - The CD-RW was on a different PC. So, now that I am moving it back into my PC... Will I have to update the firmware again? If I remember correctly... It saves it to the actual hardware. Correct me if I am wrong plz. Thx.

Answer:Firmware

You shouldnt have too...

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Hi, I have a sony cd-rw crx216E I've had it for about 2 years does it need to be upgraded with firmware the driver seems to be working ok, also can you tell me what on the fly means.
 

Answer:Do I need firmware?

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Question: firmware

how do i tell what version of firmware is used for my msi cd-rw, help appreciated

Answer:firmware

You could try this click here direct link to download click here

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Question: firmware

my grandson as a mp3 player he wants to upgrade with firmware i found the firmware for his model at the mpman site downloaded it in a zip file but there wasn't any instructions on the site or in the file on how to install can anyone advise Thank you Dave

Answer:firmware

If you have not unzipped it, do that now, there may/should be a file, normally called README.txt (if not look for any file with a .txt etention). Hopefully this file will have instructions on how to use it, if not, let us know the name of the mp3 player and someone prob can sort your prob.Hope this helps.

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Question: Firmware for an AP

I have a couple of DLink 900AP's. One has the standard DLink firmware but the other has some specialist firmware for use with a commercial WiFi network.Does anyone know if it's possible to download the non-standard DLink firmware from the 900AP - so I can flash it to my other 900AP?

Answer:Firmware for an AP

No; I think you'd have to find it on the net. Search for whatever info you have even just its revision number. You can usually make backups of router/AP configurations, of course, but although the firwmare is sometimes saved along with it, it may not accept being ported across and you'd lose the other AP's settings in so doing.

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I have a Intel 510 ssd and I looking to add another ssd. Can you have both if they have different firmware. I'm looking at several including Intel 320.
Will this confuse the motherboard bios or Windows 7?

Answer:2 SSD's 2 Different firmware?

I don't think it will give any problems just because of firmwares. After all, it's entirely internal to each device. As long as each one has the proper drivers and the motherboard recognizes each one, they should work.

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Hi,I recently bought my first CD burner. It's a Sony Spessa USB Plus CRX100E/X2 drive. I found out that it can't quite burn an entire 80 min/700MB disk, but that there is supposedly a firmware update that fixes it. I downloaded a firmware update program from Sony's website (found here), and flashed the drive with the default firmware file (CDRW0008.BIN), but it didn't seem to do anything except change the driver to an EEPROM driver. I switched back to the original driver, and it was as if I had never done anything...The firmware program came with another BIN file, ZERO.BIN, so I tried flashing that. I guess that was a mistake, because now the drive doesn't work at all - it's recognized as a "non-specific QT processor with JG". I tried changing the driver back to the original again, but this time Windows won't use it. It just says that there are no compatible drivers for the device. I tried to flash the firmware with the program from Sony again, but now it doesn't recognize the drive as being compatible, so it won't flash it.I was hoping to get some support from Sony, but they informed me that I would have to pay more than I paid for the drive in the first place to get support. So, I hope someone here might have an idea of how I can fix it.

Answer:Is there any way to fix this firmware?

That is why the smarter people here do NOT recommend firmware or BIOS updates lightly. You can end up with a doorstop and no recourse. If the product is still under warranty and doesn't do what is advertised, take it back for a return or replacement with something that does.

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