Having problems with your Sony VAIO VGN-FS840/W Notebook ?

Optical drive sony viao vgn fs840/w won't register

\015 Optical drive sony viao vgn fs840/w isnt recognized by windows xp. i did a clean install of xp pro,have service pack 2 and installed all the drivers frothe siny web site but when i click on my coputer it still wont show it. the drive does work but i cant use it. how do i get it to show?\015

Answers :

Try downloading the VIAO update tool
\015\012http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?mdl=VGNFS840W&upd_id=2775&os_id=7
\015\012
\015\012this will ensure you have the latest software + drivers for your system.
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\015\012problems with CD drives tend to be problems with the IDE drivers, so it may be a good idea to download the latest Chipset drivers either directly from sony (or using the tool above)
\015\012or downloading from the intel website
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