Looking for: Samsung SW-240B cd-rw driver

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by dataspring, Sep 11, 2003.

  1. dataspring

    dataspring Guest

    I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    Any reccomendations?
     
    dataspring, Sep 11, 2003
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    colin Guest

    dataspring <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > Any reccomendations?


    Your system should already see the samsung as a cdrom.
    You then only need to install burner software that supports it. (feurio)
     
    colin, Sep 12, 2003
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  3. dataspring

    dataspring Guest

    "colin" <> wrote in message news:<bjrtip$ltq69$-berlin.de>...
    > dataspring <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > > Any reccomendations?

    >
    > Your system should already see the samsung as a cdrom.
    > You then only need to install burner software that supports it. (feurio)


    My PC is not currently mapping my CD drive. When I look under Computer
    Management\Device Manager\.. the SAMSUNG CD-R/RW SW-240B driver is
    disabled with a exclam icon.

    Looking under properties, I see this message:

    Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver
    may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

    When I click the option to Update Driver or attempt to run the
    Hardware Update, it cannot find a driver and asks me to locate an
    installtion media.
     
    dataspring, Sep 12, 2003
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  4. dataspring

    colin Guest

    dataspring <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > "colin" <> wrote in message

    news:<bjrtip$ltq69$-berlin.de>...
    > > dataspring <> wrote in message
    > > news:...
    > > > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > > > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > > > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > > > Any reccomendations?

    > >
    > > Your system should already see the samsung as a cdrom.
    > > You then only need to install burner software that supports it. (feurio)

    >
    > My PC is not currently mapping my CD drive. When I look under Computer
    > Management\Device Manager\.. the SAMSUNG CD-R/RW SW-240B driver is
    > disabled with a exclam icon.
    >


    `Easyfix` could be to delete the device manager entry, and then re-boot.

    > Looking under properties, I see this message:
    >
    > Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver
    > may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)


    `As above`
    >
    > When I click the option to Update Driver or attempt to run the
    > Hardware Update, it cannot find a driver and asks me to locate an
    > installtion media.


    It`s an IDE cdrw, as I`ve checked on the internet. So windows should see it
    as a cdrom, drive letter D: ; unless you`ve got more then one harddrive or
    partition.?!?

    Please give as many details as you can, so that we can help you to solve
    your problem.

    colin
     
    colin, Sep 12, 2003
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  5. dataspring

    David Cohen Guest

    "colin" <> wrote in message news:<bjrtip$ltq69$-berlin.de>...
    > dataspring <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > > Any reccomendations?

    >
    > Your system should already see the samsung as a cdrom.
    > You then only need to install burner software that supports it. (feurio)


    I have a 248F, both CDBurnerxp Pro and burn4free are freeware programs
    that work well with this burner. Burnatonce is also good, but with my
    burner there is a problem making multi-session cd's.
    Dave Cohen
     
    David Cohen, Sep 12, 2003
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  6. dataspring

    colin Guest

    David Cohen <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > "colin" <> wrote in message

    news:<bjrtip$ltq69$-berlin.de>...
    > > dataspring <> wrote in message
    > > news:...
    > > > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > > > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > > > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > > > Any reccomendations?

    > >
    > > Your system should already see the samsung as a cdrom.
    > > You then only need to install burner software that supports it. (feurio)

    >
    > I have a 248F, both CDBurnerxp Pro and burn4free are freeware programs
    > that work well with this burner. Burnatonce is also good, but with my
    > burner there is a problem making multi-session cd's.
    > Dave Cohen


    Hi Dave

    The OP (dataspring), has crossposted to a few different NG`s asking for some
    help, so you might not even see my reply to you, as I`m not subscibed to the
    other groups.

    Anyway; you and others are quite welcome to assist the OP in suggestions
    and/or advice.

    colin
     
    colin, Sep 12, 2003
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  7. dataspring

    ray Guest

    driver??? u mean firmware update
     
    ray, Sep 12, 2003
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  8. dataspring

    DaveW Guest

    Which version of Windows are you using? Windows should have the necessary
    driver.

    --
    DaveW



    "dataspring" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > I'm looking for a driver for my Samsung SW-240B cd-rw drive. The
    > Samsung website did not seem to have the device listed. The Windows
    > Update service did not provide an option to download a new one either.
    > Any reccomendations?
     
    DaveW, Sep 13, 2003
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