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How do I find Firmware Revision in All OS's

To check the firmware version for your CDR / CDRW drive:

Windows Vista:

  1. Go to Start then Right Click on My Computer and select the Manage option
  2. Expand Storage, then double-click Disk Management.
  3. Right Click on the CD-ROM/R/RW and choose Properties
  4. Click on the Details tab
  5. Select Hardware Ids from the Property drop-down menu.
  6. Your firmware version is located to the right of the of your drive name, usually combination of numbers and letters.
  7. Once you have noted the firmware version for your recorder, check with the manufacturer to verify that it is current. If it is not current, you should update to the current version.

Windows XP:

  1. Go to Start then Right Click on My Computer and select the Manage option
  2. Expand Storage, then expand Removable Storage and then expand Libraries (Expand by double clicking)
  3. Right Click on the CD-ROM/R/RWÕs and choose Properties
  4. Click on the Device Information Tab
  5. The Revision is your Firmware Revision
  6. Once you have noted the firmware version for your recorder, check with the manufacturer to verify that it is current. If it is not current, you should update to the current version.

Under Windows 2000/NT:

  1. For IDE / ATAPI CD-ROM /CD-Recorders Right click My Computer icon and select Managemenu option.
  2. Select System Information\\Components\\Multimedia\\CD-ROM option.
  3. The Firmware revision is listed after the drive string and long underscore next to PNP device ID.

Note: The firmware revision is part of the PNP Device ID and the window may have to be expanded in order for the information to be visible. Also the Firmware revision can also be found in the Music CD Project or Data CD Project under Tools/CD drive Properties.

Under Windows 95/98/ME:

  1. Go to the Taskbar.
  2. Select Start -- > Settings --> Control Panel.
  3. Double-click on the System icon.
  4. Select the Device Manager tab.
  5. Click + sign next to CD-ROM category.
  6. Double-click on your specific CD recorder.
  7. Select the Settings tab. A dialog box will appear listing your recorder model with the firmware revision. Write this information down so you have it handy when you place your order or call tech support.

 

 

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