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Something I have noticed is that the drive tends to go unresponsive when I’ve been digging around in my old hard drive that currently still runs XP through Windows 7. From adding new functionality and improving performance , to fixing a major bug. Find out how to make your computer faster by running our Free Performance Scan. Part of the issue I’m having now is that this is obviously not something that only happens with Pioneer’s hardware, as the same issue occurs with the new Asus drive that I installed. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

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I’ve tried the other suggested solutions: This program is known to display some errors when using Windows 98SE with multiple drives attached. Did this solve your problem? This site in other languages x. Hi McGuire, Here are few things that you may try doing. For Windows Former drive utility Ver. Some other posts with your similar issue used this to correct it:. Updating your drivers with Driver Alert can help your computer in a number of ways.

Sorry this didn’t help. Navigate to the Apple cevice and select System Preferences. This occurs when attempting to use Auto-Play, check Properties of the disc, or installing from a disc.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I have now found that this has nothing to do with my old hard drives, as they are completely removed.


DVRD – Internal DVD/CD Writer – Serial ATA (SATA) Interface | Pioneer Electronics USA

I will admit I haven’t tried swapping out drives and installing the software mentioned above, but the fact that it is a writing speed utility does not address the fact that my drive is simply not reading. Tell us about your experience with our site. How satisfied are you with this response?

Run drive utility and confirm BD drive is recognized. To do this, follow these steps: Some other posts with your similar issue used this to correct it: Device Driver is not necessary for Windows 95 and Windows I have lots of data that needs to be transferred, and the only option I have is to use DVDs. Click Allow next to System software from developer”Pioneer Corporation” was blocked from loading.

PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-216D ATA Device – Driver Download

I’m using the most recent firmware for the drive, I edited the registry the “UpperFilters” fixand attempted to edit the power configurations through the command prompt this had no effect, the command prompt responded that there was no power configuration that matched the configurations. This must be some sort of driver issue with Windows 7, as the exact same problem is happening with both the Pioneer drive that started this entire problem and the brand new Asus drive.


This combined with the fact that the same issue is occurring with an entirely different set of hardware shows that there is something deeper at fault here. BrianC Replied on May 25, Now with Driver Matic, a PC can have up to date drivers automatically. Additionally, Pioneer has no additional support for the D, which I also checked before posting here.

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Prior to Driver Matic, all drivers had to be installed differently and required significant user involvement.

Installing the improper firmware may render the drive inoperable.

Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-216D is incredibly unresponsive on a fresh install of Windows 7

This tool is for Windows. McGuire Created on March 17, Please do something about it! It is recommended the target drive is the only drive connected when updating. Tips from the PitCrew If a hardware device isn’t functioning properly, or if a program or game that you’re installing states that it requires newer drivers, a driver update will be in order. Driver Matic finally has made it simple and easy to keep your drivers up to date.