Category: Storage and Hard Drivers
Manufacturer: Philips
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 485 KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.4.1 / 5th January 2007

Windows device driver information for PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265

PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265 is generally a slim storage device with an internal kind of CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive with a height of 12.7 mm. This storage drive is an IDE/ATAPI interface and is capable of writing CD-R/RW discs as well as performing as standard DVD-ROM drives. PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265 has a disc reading DVD-ROM speed of 8x, a disc writing DVD-R speed of 24x, a disc writing CD-RW speed of 24x and a disc reading capability CD-ROM speed of 24x.A driver is never required for optical drives when used in Windows Operating system from Windows 95 upwards. Windows XP ensures a provision of native support which permits the reading of music or data disk by the drive and the burning of a CD_R disk. However, there is no burning of CD_RW get any support but this problem is overcome by compatible software for recording.

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The software for DVD decoding permits PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265 to play and read DVD disks. Windows XP requires recognizing optical discs in order to have the capability of using XP in burning. The PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265 drive is not recognized as a burning device by Windows. Sometimes the use of a dedicated program for burning is not taken as an option. When the drive or computer does not recognize the CD/DVD media, there are a number of things that one requires to do including: An attempt at re-inserting the module or restarting the system; One should use the right media format, software applications and the installed drivers in the system; A virus check should be run to see whether there has been any software driver corruption, and a subsequent replacement of the same; the CD?DVD media being used should not be dirty or contain fingerprints on its surface. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and PHILIPS CDRW/DVD SCB5265 errors before installing any driver updates.