Philips CCD CPCRW DVDRW Driver Reviews

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Ulfus
Tested on Windows 2000 Professional
12 Jan 2005
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Have flashed my CDD4801/82 with the Philips Flash v3.7.0.0. The flash contents several firmware, incl. latest v2.5 for CDD4801 (see list above).

-> Unfortunaltely no help for me and my problem with burning CD-RW's. But hours later I got it!!

==> The simple reason was, that this f..ng old writer is not able to write "HighSpeed"-CDRW's (4x-12x), only or

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
robert

24 Mar 2008
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this thing changes the soft (firm) ware on the cdr writer itself, right.? and if its the wrong one im screwed ,right?

so i wonder if windows assigned the wrong drivers becouse the drive wont burn.

sorry, i rather dont mess with firmware.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
fluxtatic
Tested on Windows 98SE
13 Jul 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This did not fix my drive, which has another problem. The tray will not stay in the drive. If I can fix that, it will be delightful to have the latest firmware. (This installer has the same firmware version for the PCRW404 drive as FT 3.7.1.2)"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Phil Gibson
Tested on Windows XP
28 Apr 2007
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"WARNING DO NOT USE THIS FILE!!!!!!!! DRIVE IS TOTALLY DISFUNCTIONAL NOW............................"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
bill w
Tested on Windows XP
10 Apr 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"I have downloaded this driver a couple times--could not get it to work"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Tom Murray
Tested on Windows XP
14 Jan 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"wrong d file- it is for a flash drive, not the CDRW!!!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Toots

6 Dec 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"zipped file is wrong. documentation says ver 3.7.1.2 but Flash tool is actually 3.7.0.0 and my unit is not supported by that version"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Toots

6 Dec 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"zipped file is wrong. documentation says ver 3.7.1.2 but Flash tool is actually 3.7.0.0 and my unit is not supported by that version"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Brett Grady
Tested on Windows XP
5 Nov 2006
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"This is not a driver, it is a flasher...good for upgrading your devices firmware...not what I need."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Andy S.
Tested on Windows ME
27 Aug 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"This download started a Philips Flash Tool. The program did something to the CD recorder (not sure what) but I still had no luck getting it to be recognized as a recorder, only as a CDROM reader."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
michael

29 Jul 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"it worked...but the cdrom don't

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Don Smith
Tested on Windows 98SE
2 Jul 2006
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"this was more a case of not being able to id the drive as being for this cdrw than a malfunction in the drive"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Don

4 Jun 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Not a driver, firmware update"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
simon

1 Feb 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"THIS IS NOT A DRIVER

IT IS A FIRMWARE UPDATER

USELESS IF YOU'VE LOST YOUR DRIVERS"

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Amelia
Tested on Windows XP
24 Dec 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"THe driver worked better than the one included with new purchase...thank you"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
ziggy
Tested on Windows 98
25 Nov 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"seems to be what i need."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
francesco
Tested on Windows 98SE
7 Sep 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I have a philips dvdrw416n which is able only on + disks but I will try the firmware of nec nd 1100

which is right the same model with different brand"

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Monty

28 Aug 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I downloaded this driver. It was supposted to be FlashTool V3.7.1.2 but when I completed the download it was FlashTool V3.7.0.0. I still don't have the correct driver."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Zoltan Sandors

20 Jul 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"How do I DL this?"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dwain
Tested on Windows XP
17 Jun 2005
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Does not work with XP SP2"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dee
Tested on Windows XP
22 May 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Did not Support upgrade for my cd-rw"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dee
Tested on Windows XP
22 May 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Asked for driver got this flas that did not support my need driver."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Zaphod
Tested on Windows XP
16 May 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Exits with error sound and doesn't flash drive in Win XP SP2

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
N Lovell

7 Apr 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"O.S. 2000 Even though this Bios update is suppost to work with philips cdd4801 I could not get to work--"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
G Locklear
Tested on Windows XP
15 Mar 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"worked well for me."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Del_Austin
Tested on Windows 2000 Server
8 Mar 2005
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This is a BIOS updater not a OS driver"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
RV

25 Feb 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"CD R/W works now at full write speed with Nero 6"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
halford
Tested on Windows 98SE
29 Jan 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"didnt work for philip cd-rw/dvd combo cdd5101. found cdd5101n13 on a russion website. I made a boot floppy to flash the firmware and it worked."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
mike
Tested on Windows XP
7 Jan 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"Same as the other ones for my cdrw didn't do any worse than the others i have tryed. Didn't fix mine. But the driver i had for it din't work ether.

and it came with the drive."

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
acydfax
Tested on Windows XP
3 Jan 2005
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"the cd/rw in my system was sketchy prior to using this firmware update

and remains sketchy although the update showed no problems and the drive performed the same after installation. i wouldnt recommend the update however because it adds ring copyprotection to the drive which may give

you a headache when backing up some protected media.

If it ain't broke dont fi

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Daniel

25 Dec 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"no use for CDRWDVD1610"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
PiR

17 Dec 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Not for my CD-ROM drive"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
EA

30 Nov 2004
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"didn't fix my problem (door stuck open)"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Subchannel

14 Nov 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Nothing here for CDD5301

im asking Phillips directly, hopefully i can put

here some very soon."

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Robert H

20 Oct 2004
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Well, this turned out not to be a driver at all. No QC then. It was a flashing device, which did not in any case work or do anything useful. Avoid"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
fred

5 Sep 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"does not contain driver for D28 which it said it did"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
kands1946

16 Aug 2004
 

Installation: 2 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"it didn't it's not the drivers i need"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dikkie Dik

7 Aug 2004
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"It skrewed up my drive and windows XP installation."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Marc

18 Jul 2004
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"this is not a driver from what I can tell, it reconfigured my cd writer but it still didn't work."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
addrian

5 Jul 2004
 

Installation: 2 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"i did not like it 1 bit because i got an acer lol"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Cheryl Readus

5 Apr 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I had trouble downloading file I got a corrupt error."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
STEP

20 Feb 2004
 

Installation: 2 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"DID NOT WORK PROPLER"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Star

20 Dec 2003
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This installed fine, but it did not fix my problem with my Philips CDD4851. I still can't copy files to the CD because I get the error message in CD Writing Wizard that there is no disc in the CD drive even though there is a CD in the drive."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Star

20 Dec 2003
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This installed fine, but it did not fix my problem with my Philips CDD4851. I still can't copy files to the CD because I get the error message in CD Writing Wizard that there is no disc in the CD drive even though there is a CD in the drive."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
DW

10 Dec 2003
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Absolutely right. The company makes a good product, but follow-up and support Suck Worldwide. If it hadn't have been for Dr. Evil I would STILL be searching (as I have been for the last 3 days)."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dr evil

21 Nov 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Hey guys i got this file from here and it updated my firmware from 2.2 to 2.5, a philips. it`s a shame that we have to go somewhere else to find the tools we need instead of the company itself. it works on windows me. enjoy and if you dont what file it is, it`s called flashtool 3.2.zip or something."
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
sgege
Tested on Windows XP
31 Jan 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"dfhrurh fhfurb rhrge rgfhjebrh"
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