LiteOn SOHW-1693S Driver Download

LiteOn Technology Drivers

The SOHW-1693S is a CD / DVD reader manufactured by LiteOn Technology. Problems such as drive is not found or is not recognized by Windows, or drive cannot read or write media can be solved when you update the driver. Visitors have downloaded this file "DR16KS09.zip" 4,295 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 49 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 623.3 KB.

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4,295 Downloads

Supported Models

SOHW-1693S

Manufacturers

LiteOn

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name

Versions

KS09 (23-Jun-2005)

Additional Notes

Firmware update for LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1693S. Close everything, remove media, run executable. Adds support for more media.

Uploaded By

fsm (DG Member) on 3-Aug-2005

Most Helpful Reviews

 
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Diana Sterling
Tested on Windows XP
2 Mar 2008
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Had to do a firmware update first then new driver worked out great results!"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
george
Tested on Windows XP
11 Nov 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"this driver work just greay. cheers"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Dave

9 Sep 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Excellent Driver, worked Great!"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Bill Kern

4 Jul 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this driver did not work but, it did find my lite-on dvd."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Rayd Lefebvre
Tested on Windows XP
3 Dec 2006
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Firmware update was usefull"
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How to Update SOHW-1693S Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the SOHW-1693S driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter LiteOn SOHW-1693S into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the LiteOn Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the LiteOn website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading your new driver, it's time to install it. For Windows users, the built-in Device Manager is your go-to tool for managing system devices and drivers. Here's how to use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button to open the Quick Access menu.

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the list of options.

  3. In the Device Manager window, locate the device that needs updating.

  4. Right-click on the device name and choose "Update driver" from the context menu.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is properly integrated and functional.

This simple process helps keep your system running smoothly and maintains compatibility with your hardware components.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
KS09.EXE 635.9 KB 23 Jun 2005
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