Send a private message to nowa. Please select that and device manager will open. Press Enter to confirm and restart the notebook. You appear to be computer literate, so I will start with you. Focus on the software player. I have never used the bd-rom when the laptop had windows vista. Back to Computer Help forum 2 total posts.

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Uninstall and reinstall the device from Device Manager.

I have optiarc BD Rom BC-5500S ATA Device it is not recognizing blu ray disc.

My laptop is a Acer Aspire Not all models are sold in all countries. Message 2 of 6.

Find More Posts by sosar. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: I searched all over the internet for an answer and all I found was that Blu-Ray has some new encrypting technology that requires a firmware update. I bought the notebook over the internet from Amazon so am trying to find out if this is a hardware or software problem first, before contacting them, as if it is a software problem this would not be covered under the warranty. Click Start, Shut Down, and then click Restart.


It used to play some blu-rays but one day just stopped working. Message 6 of 6. Originally Posted by joecole. BogDec 18, CarloFiori Created on March 28, I have a UJ Profile 1. The registry editor window appears. The intel chipset driver is valid.

Optiarc BD Rom BCS – Won’t play movies – Blu-ray Forum

I then called HP and iwndows two hours on the phone with them. These are notoriously slow in coming, one of the disadvantages of pc playback. Message 3 of 6.

Go to the Device Manager by: Maybe someone knows how to hack the firmware? Are you still having this problem? It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process. You appear to be computer literate, so I will start with you. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP Twentieth Anniversary edition of Dirty Dancing on my HP dvt while they all play just fine on my wife’s dv4t.


Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S

This is compatible with windows 7. Originally Posted by wbhyde.

Yes, my password is: Again, I’m happy for you sean that you can use your BD for what you need. Again, this laptop seems to work fine for less feature rich BDs Last edited by wbhyde; at I have no idea what they will do for a system that is out of warranty.

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It wouldn’t be an update to the hardware firmware, rather the software that you are using to play the blu-ray movie with. Hmm so Power DVD 8 needs to make it work with my drive?

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