When using Windows XP SP2 Home Edition/Professional/Media Center
Edition/Vista, no special device driver is required. Your system, upon Power On and
bootup after installing and connecting the new Blu-ray Disc Drive, will recognize
and load native software drivers automatically.
For Windows XP 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
motherboard'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 authoring Software.
Before installing, please uninstall any previous CD/DVD 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.