So will probably give that a miss. Close the registry editor and restart the computer. Originally Posted by wbhyde I’m pretty much down to trying to deal with HP and maybe trying to get the drive replaced. BD BCS wont play movies. There’s no update for my drive anywhere. You could try downgrading the firmware to an acceptable version, then upgrade again with one of Sony’s updates.

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Originally Posted by wbhyde I’m pretty much down to trying to deal with HP and maybe trying to get the drive replaced. Bourne Supremacy unplayable on Optiarc bcs. When i double click my drive icon in my computer b pops up a window asking me to insert a disc. I figured this is the place to ask. Send a private message to joecole. Aug Blu-ray collection: Share This Page Tweet.

I assume that Asus doesn’t provide any similiar wlndows There have been a number of reports about this, but I have not yet been able to confirm this for myself.

My original firmware is 1.

Ranger78Dec 20, Again, I’m happy for you sean that you can use your BD for what you need. The other thing that worries me is your Sony drive, I have had many people here that I can’t get the Sony drive to read Blu-ray’s. I read on intenet I’m not the only one with this problem but no solution yet After you have uninstalled everything, run CCleaner as many times as necessary and delete what it finds in its registry cleaner.


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Is there firmware or hardware on the drive the bc-5050s needs upgrading but HP has made the decision to only do it for people who complain? You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Optiarc BD ROM BC-5500S for Sony Vaio no longer reads bluray

I had forgotten what a pain going through the initial system configurations can be Windows really needs to just come up and run. Restart the computer and Windows should reinstall bc-5500e device. At the “Firmware Updater” screen, read the caution information, then click “Yes” to continue. Originally Posted by wbhyde.

I have optiarc BD Rom BCS ATA Device it is not recognizing blu – Microsoft Community

This is compatible with windows 7. I installed a Blu-ray reader in my G61, which was never meant for one. Hi again, just to add a further update: I uninstalled all the Blu-ray software and Windows still saw the disc of “Avatar”, I could even click on it and see the files. Not all models are sold in all countries. Community A place where you can find solutions and ask questions. I will personally ask to other manufactures when I will assemble a laptop by myself, am i wrong??


Can I open i up and have a look, what do I look for? The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding. It played other discs fine. The registry editor window appears.

Again, this laptop seems to work fine for less feature rich BDs. Message 3 of 6. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Send a private message to Riven