I am happy that the drive is working again. Find More Posts by joecole. It seems strange that neither laser appears to be activating. I followed the instructions with the new optical drive and replaced the old one in my system. Previous firmware version s other than mentioned here are probably OEMs and therefore cannot be updated with this file.

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Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S for Sony Vaio no longer reads bluray

Many thanks in advance. I tried searching the HP website for laptop models with the same drives, but no firmware either.

Send a private message to kpkelley. The registry editor window appears. My case manager said that my firmware isn’t compatiple with ‘Blu-Ray 2. Send a private message to jeffm If the face plate gets in the way, it can simply be removed and used with out it.

Sony Optiarc BD Rom BCS is not reading blu ray disks – HP Support Community –

You could try downgrading the firmware to an acceptable version, then upgrade again with one of Sony’s updates. Send a private message to lch. Please go to Start, in the search field please type Device Manager 2. When I go into my computer to view the drives, and have a blu ray disk in tried this with 4 blu rays it thinks there is no disk at all in the drive. If you want to install Power DVD10, then post again.


Yes, my password is: One or the other should provide what you need.

Originally Posted by joecole. It wouldn’t be an update to the hardware firmware, rather the software that you are using to play the blu-ray movie with. You will save yourself alot of time and fretting when new Movies are released.

Originally Posted by shawnames. I followed the instructions with the new optical drive and replaced the old one in my system. Firefox Download the latest version. The software i am using for windows 7 is the hp mediasmart dvd.

Leaving the old Vista recovery partition on the drive or creating a new partition with in Vista to install W7 on will also cause problems. To begin the process, start the Registry Editor.

Did this solve your problem? Originally Posted by joecole HP has determined that I have a defective drive. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP Safari Download the latest version. Can anyone help. I read on intenet I’m not the only one with this problem but no solution wiindows Originally Posted by wbhyde.


I have optiarc BD Rom BCS ATA Device it is not recognizing blu – Microsoft Community

Is my Optiarc bcs BD-Rom dead? Focus on the software player. You’ll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, virusessecurityrim well as networks and the Internet. How satisfied are you with this response?

If you have another windws you can try and see if it will work in the other machine. Are you still having this problem? What’s your nex t favori t e movie?

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