Min Hard Drive Space. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. I like the top-load access, it has a single mini-b to USB2. I cannot utilize firmware updates because Windows 10 won’t recognize this drive. Basic disc burning facilities are built into OSX, just put a blank disc into the drive and its icon will appear on your desktop ready for you to fill then burn.

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Thankyou kindly for your replies. Good construction and very modern looking.

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Below you can see a summary of its specifications and features, as they are reported by the Opti Drive Control utility:. Basic disc burning facilities are built into OSX, just put a blank disc into the drive and its icon will appear on your desktop ready for you to fill then burn. You’re welcome for the help. The drive itself is lightweight but well-made and, apart from a super-shiny finish which is bound to scratch within seconds, would be easy to carry around if you need liteno.

Liteon DVD-RW/CD-R Drive not detected in Windows 10.

Get to Know Us. Stupidly enough, it won’t recognise other Macs, although failing DVD drives are rather common.

See All Buying Options. Cyber Monday Newegg: Get total confidence in your disc burns. Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: Well as an Apple laptop user, who’s realised that Apples vaunted reliability does not always extend to their DVD drives having had 3 fail over recent yearsthis little gem is perfect it really is little – being the size of two CD cases on top of each other.


The USB cable can be conveniently stored at the bottom of the drive.

In spite of very positive reviews from other Mac users, I was a little bit apprehensive when ordering the Liteon DVD writer, as Mac OS is only mentioned in the Amazon product description, but not on the box or in the manual. After some research I etsu108 solved the issue by switching my PC off and disconnecting the drive, from there I rebooted without the drive.

You can follow the question or vote litfon helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I can recommend it to anyone having the problem I had.

LiteOn are a big manufacturer of optical drives and their drives are inside many other litoen companies’ devices, I’ve had a couple of LiteOn drives before and never had an issue with them. Although this drive is not one of the fastest externals that you can find, its ultra slim coating and low weight, along with its capability to be powered from the USB make it a good recommendation for those that do not have a drive on their laptop and definitely need one.

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Did this solve your problem? Your interest in Windows 10 is much appreciated. It liteob spin up, try to read, but eventually spit out the DVD again. I have both read and written DVD’s using the drive, its reasonably quiet, and extremely easy to use. It takes a while to load, but well worth the wait, also if your internal drive is not broken, I suggest dvx use that to install it as it would be quicker, took mins on mine. No need to install a driver, just connect to a USB port and use.


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Had no issues running my drive on Windows XP, Windows Works like magic, simple and fast. Firstly, unlike Windows, Mac’s never visibly mount an empty optical drive on the desktop, so don’t expect the icon for a DVD drive to appear when you first connect the drive – you won’t ‘see’ the drive until there’s a disc inside it. There are a couple of Mac foibles, but these are true of any optical drive used with OSX: Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. None really, 2 improvements I can suggest to Liteon and that is the USB lead could be a little longer but you can get a longer one anywhere for a couple quid, and do you people remember back in the day nothing came with leads, like Printers, Internal drives, DVD players??