There will always be a need for optical drives, for example to enjoy and store music in the compact disc format. Thanks for marking this as the answer. The iF Design Award product design is inspired from miniaturized architectual forms, using elegant squared lines and a unique stand. Ahmed Concha Dimas permalink. Unplug the external drive from the USB ports. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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I found the solution here: So my windows is not bad at all.

There were no dvd drive devices appearing in the Device Manager, but your mention of “Initio” pointed me right direction. Thank you, thank you, winvows you!

SOLVED: Asus external Blu-Ray/DVD external drive not working in Windows 10

Thankfully I had book marked this page so I could get by external Blu-drive working… again. Unplug the device, and plug it back in. Method 1 did not fix problem. Thanks again for your help and your time to write this down and for explaining so easy.


Follow the On Screen instructions. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? In the device manager: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This site in other languages x. Products may not be available in all markets. If so, see assus happens if you unplug the external drive.

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SBWD2X-U Driver & Tools | DVD & BluRay Optical Drives | ASUS USA

Per Windlws Hansen permalink. When I connect the drive to another computer running Windows 7 Pro bitit works fine. Happy deployment, and thanks for reading! I didnt see any Initio default controller but I would see 4 drivers associated to my burner.

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And I have searched online for possible causes but not found anything helpful. Uninstall the device in this case the Initio Default Controllerand make sure to select the option to delete the existing driver asua.


SBWD2X-U | DVD & BluRay Optical Drives | ASUS USA

I have the same question This was driving me crazy!! I can now burn a Christmas video… after several hours of futzing with this.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. SteeveAlfrits Created on December 18, I seem to remember the category has winsows same name as the device, i. Repeat the steps about uninstalling the driver and unplugging the device. Hope this information helps.

Thanks so much for this fix. Thank you once again for your help —forum— This is the 2nd time, I had this last on my Win 7 as a problem.