Firmware updates normally don’t address these types of problems. Please do not repeat questions in multiple threads, as it makes it hard to keep track of the answers for those who try to help. Those who are paranoid often disconnect anything but the drive they want to flash. Hmm… Vant, can you eloborate a liltle on the patching process? Please post your experience if you have tried it.
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HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSAB Drivers Download for Free | Driver Talent
Connect the drive to the secondary IDE channel as a master drive with no other devices connected to that channel. If you encounter problems in flashing the firmware or have any questions, please contact our LG customer support line toll-free at Also make sure you flash the correct drive.
If you experience any problems or have any questions, please contact Ffee customer support at Close all other programs including: After the reboot, software like dvd info pro and alcohol shows my LG as region free, but windows xp and dvd idle pro claims the drive is still rpc2, and i have 2 changes left!
I wonder if any GSA B owners have tried that yet? Firmware updates normally don’t address these types of problems. Those who are paranoid often disconnect anything but the drive they want to flash. Looking forward for your reply.
If you haven’t already, download the firmware file and extract the zip file. If an error occurs gsa41633b the upgrade process, or the upgrade process is cancelled during this process, damage to the drive can occur.
And yes, if the drive is defective in some way and you are not responsible for the damage, then you can reflash back to the factory gsa416b3 and send it in.
We all make mistakes. Hmm… Vant, can you eloborate a liltle on the patching process? The patches change half a dozen bytes of the original firmware. Just for variety, there is no rational reason for my choice!
This effectively gives you an infinite number of region changes, without all the software BS required by an RPC1 firmware. The risk of using them is identical to the original. Is it similar to pacting the drive with the original firmware …? Overview Reviews Related Drivers. The primary risk with either is gsa44163b flashing process itself.
I did close other apps like burning programs, NAV … I even disconnected my network connection. Please do not repeat questions in multiple threads, as it makes it hard to keep track of the answers for those who try to help.
Also disconnect any other optical drives connected to the computer. Heroay Tested on Windows XP. Flashing process with the rpc1 firmware is the same as the one using the official firmware. In any case, most of us here consider the risk to be small and the reward to be high, so we flash. I have yet to try anything with the drive as I just got the drive last week, and I am busy with work this week….
The risk is really minimal if you are careful. The following files are found inside the driver download file.
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4163B resources, firmwares and drivers
Please post your experience if you have tried it. After downloading, double-click the file to expand it.
I have flashed my LG with the RPC1 firmware, it worked, though my experience might be a bit different from the rest… Before the flash process, I had dvd idle pro fre, and I did not close it. I use the autoreset firmware for the LG, but region free for my other drives.