DVD/CD burner driver properties "Capabilities" shows as 00000000 and does not allow burning.

Win 7 Ultimate fresh install
New Asus DRW-24B1LT (CD/DVD burner)

Windows and Sony CD Architect do not detect this as burn-capable.

Looking at the Driver Details tab and selecting the Capabilities property shows 00000000.

My other system (Vista) shows 00000064 and three CM_DEVCAP_* values

Un-installing driver and re-booting did not solve.

Steven


Owner/Chief Engineer, Top of the Hill Music
 

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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 1,658 Applies to:
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The article above is NOT helpful.  The problem we are experiencing is that the system does not recognize the drive as write-capable.  The driver setting for Capabilities = 0000000.  Win7 needs to be able to recognize this as a CD/DVD writer not a CD-ROM.

Steven


Owner/Chief Engineer, Top of the Hill Music
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It's possible that you could have a hardware issue with the drive.
Might be worth a try to visit the support site of the optical drive's
manufacturer or the computer manufacturer.

The following links may be worth a look:

(982116) Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing
or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116

Windows 7 - Open the Playing and Burning CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs
troubleshooter
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Open-the-playing-and-burning-cds-dvds-and-bluray-discs-troubleshooter

Windows 7 - Open the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Open-the-Hardware-and-Devices-troubleshooter
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