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Need firmware for TS-H552D GA01 (GATEWAY)!

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#1
nobrainz Suspended due non-functional email address
I need the firmware for the TS-H552D (Samsung) badly. However it must be the Gateway OEM version (GA01). If someone has this can you post a link here -- needed urgently!

Also, if someone has this drive with the firmware -- is there a way to backup (rip) the firmware so it can be posted? I am desperate. My DVD-RW is bricked until I get the correct firmware on it!
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#2
Originally posted by nobrainz:
I need the firmware for the TS-H552D (Samsung) badly. However it must be the Gateway OEM version (GA01). If someone has this can you post a link here -- needed urgently!

Also, if someone has this drive with the firmware -- is there a way to backup (rip) the firmware so it can be posted? I am desperate. My DVD-RW is bricked until I get the correct firmware on it!
Have you tried Gateway's site?

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#3
nobrainz Suspended due non-functional email address
Yes. And Gateway support -- and Smasungodd.com, etc... Cannot find ANYWHERE.
#4
Originally posted by nobrainz:
Yes. And Gateway support -- and Smasungodd.com, etc... Cannot find ANYWHERE.

Then, no new firmware exists for that burner.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 02 Apr 2008 @ 13:35

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#5
nobrainz Suspended due non-functional email address
I need the original firmware. Right now FRIGGIN GATEWAY had me update the drive with http://support.gateway.com/support/drive...5&uid=191470115 this one and it does not work now! Can anyone with TS-H552D GA01 backup their firmware and uplad it here? Is there any other compatible firmware or any way to unlock it from requiring Gateway firmware??
#6
Originally posted by nobrainz:
I need the original firmware. Right now FRIGGIN GATEWAY had me update the drive with http://support.gateway.com/support/drive...5&uid=191470115 this one and it does not work now! Can anyone with TS-H552D GA01 backup their firmware and uplad it here? Is there any other compatible firmware or any way to unlock it from requiring Gateway firmware??
Talk to whoever, at Gateway, told you to install that firmware, which looks like firmware for an older drive.

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GrandpaBruce - Vietnam Vet - 1970 - 1971
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#7
I used to work for eMachines, which is the same company as Gateway. This was 3 years ago now but I'll try to remember as many details as I can.

The original firmware was flawed horribly and we actually held a staff meeting on it where we were informed to direct users either to flash the firmware themselves or to have the users remove the drive and return it on RMA. I'm not sure if your system is still in warranty or not and honestly since I don't work there anymore I don't care. But the firmware link you listed was the right one we were told to flash to. I do recall that there was quite a few times(most of them) that the firmware didn't take and we ended up RMAing the drive anyway.

Just for some clarification the GA series firmware were OEM and the TS were Retail. Here is linkage to all 12 versions of the Retail firmware, Gateway doesn't make archived versions of OEM firmware available. http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/Firmware...spx?DriveId=969

Although I'm sure your drive is borked ...
#8
Hello, i need this firmware also. I been having the exact same problems and have been looking online for about 3 house and can't find anything. The stuff i do find is people with the same problem as me, it will read/write cd-r but won't read dvd-rw, but for some reason it does read my data dvd-rw which has a couple of text documents. But i am unable to burn any short of video on my dvd-rw


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#9
Originally posted by vdp:
Hello, i need this firmware also. I been having the exact same problems and have been looking online for about 3 house and can't find anything. The stuff i do find is people with the same problem as me, it will read/write cd-r but won't read dvd-rw, but for some reason it does read my data dvd-rw which has a couple of text documents. But i am unable to burn any short of video on my dvd-rw
Is there any part of Demonic1's post that you misread?

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