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Old 08-31-2008
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Exclamation DRIVER NEEDED: IBM HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4240N (Windows XP Home)

My IBM X31 notebook does not recognize the above built in CD Rom drive - which uses the above driver. Thanks for the assistance in identifying the correct driver

Support Information:
Device Type: CD / DVD
Manufacturer: IBM
Model: HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4240N
Interface: Other
Operating System: Windows XP Home
Age of Device: < 2 years old
FCCID:

Type of drive: cd-rw, dvd (rewriter &amp; dvd rom combo)
Location: internal
What recording software are you using?: Other (Other: RECORD NOW)

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Old 09-01-2008
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Default Re: DRIVER NEEDED: IBM HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4240N (Windows XP Home)

I don't see any driver above (as you indicate). All I see above is an optical drive brand and model.
Optical drives do not require a driver other than what the OS provides natively. Windows XP provides automatic support that allows this drive to read a data or music disk and to burn a cd-r disk.

If your problem is non-detection, ie: drive is not listed in "My Computer", please read post #24 in this thread: http://forums.driverguide.com/showth...t=21669&page=4

It contains instructions on the delete the upper and lower filters fix

Also, there is a STICKY posted in this forum that contains a file from Microsoft and instructions that will do this registry edit automatically instead of having to do it manually.


And here's another method that will do this procedure automatically for you if you're afraid to edit the registry manually.

Code:
http://forums.driverguide.com/showthread.php?t=22131 (automatic fix, post #7, download file: CdGone.zip)


Alternately, download and install the DVD fix from the Web site below.

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts/xp_cd_dvd_fix.vbs


After performing this registry fix, just reboot the pc. Now your drive should be visible in My Computer and work properly.
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Old 01-03-2012
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Default Re: DRIVER NEEDED: IBM HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4240N (Windows XP Home)

Loaded the vbs rebooted, but no luck! I disabled the drive in hardware, restarted went into safe mode, Uninstalled the drive out of frustration.
When I rebooted the system again the drive reloaded and started working??
Ok nobody sneeze!
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