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Interesting dell fine print....

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Dippyskoodlez, Dec 2, 2006.

  1. Dippyskoodlez New Member

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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    glad i doesn't own a dell :)
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    This isn't a bad thing ;)

    We use a few hundred of these D620's at work.. ;)
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    Dell...Pfft...
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    so couldnt you modify the firmware and make it capable of writing dvds?
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    I think its the other way around, it sounds like they disabled a burner to make it into a ROM drive?
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    :rockout: I smell a rash of flashing & and burning at work:D
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    These could be "defective" burners. Misalignment of write head or other problems. Try flashing the ROMs for sure! But test the write by reading on another CD-drive before doing any critical backups!

    I remember in the good old days I had one of the "first" cd-burners... 650MB... SCSI. Problem was that she liked her own burns, but other CD drives didnt like her CDs at all. So be careful.
  10. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Its like when they are selling lower end video cards like hotcakes and they take a top of the line card and downgrade it for the cards that are selling like hot cakes.

    They have done this with CPUs in the past as well.
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    Your first CD burner was also before the "book" standards were followed aswell.... ;)
  12. Steevo

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    redbook anyone?


    I remember my first 4X CD-R drive. What a piece of shit. :D And expensive too.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    My dad bought me a 300 dollar 2x cdrom for xmas back in the day and it was FAST/LOL
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    my 4x scsi burner still works fine, u just gotta run a calabration on it every few months if ur not burning much or burning a whole lot.

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