When using Windows XP SP3, Vista and Windows 7, no special device driver is
required. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting
the new Blu-ray Disc Rewriter will recognize and load native software drivers
For Windows Users
In order to ensure normal drive operation, please check the following:
• The drive is displayed in
Windows XP : [Control Panel]-([Performance and Maintenance])-[System]-
If the drive is not recognized by your computer, please check the following
• If an
indicator is displayed on the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers in [Control
Panel]-([Performance and Maintenance])-[System]-[Hardware]-[Device
Manager], you will need to contact your PC's manufacturer or the mother-
board's manufacturer and get the appropriate IDE controller driver.
Run Add New Hardware in Control Panel to let PC search again for new
Retail versions of this drive come with CD/DVD/BD authoring Software.
Before installing, please uninstall any previous CD/DVD/BD burning software you
may have loaded on your PC in order to prevent possible compatibility issues.
Once you have installed the application software, you may (if you wish) begin to
reinstall previous software, taking note for errors. Check for software updates for all
of your writing software.