I haven’t tried it but i see no problems I then shut down the computer and booted from the recovery disc again and this worked fine and every disc I tried in the drive worked fine – I played data dvd disc, dvd video, picture disk, blue ray disc, cd audio, all of which worked instantly. Find More Posts by gpkumar. It used to play some blu-rays but one day just stopped working. Focus on the software player. During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights. Safari Download the latest version.
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After you have uninstalled everything, run CCleaner as many times as necessary and delete what it finds in its registry cleaner. Page 1 of 2. I’m pretty much down to trying to deal with HP and windoqs trying to get the drive replaced. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Focus on the software player.
Send a private message to widnows. I searched all over the internet for an answer and all I found was that Blu-Ray has some new encrypting technology that requires a firmware update.
Ranger78Dec 20, If your original firmware version is not any of the ones required for the update, then what version is it? The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding. You appear to be computer literate, so I will start with you. Join our movie c o mmuni t y to f i nd out. Share This Page Tweet.
Also the laptop has the latest bios. Product Repair Repair information and service assistance.
If bc-5500e is able to read the flash chip with external hardware, it might be possible to disassemble the firmware and maybe even patch it. It wouldn’t be an update to the hardware firmware, rather the software that you are using to play the blu-ray movie with.
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Optiarc BD Rom BCS – Won’t play movies – Blu-ray Forum
I solved it once restoring the computer to the original factory settings, but now the drive is dead again maybe something incompatible that I installed? I followed the instructions with the new optical drive and replaced the old one in my system. Funny thing is that for more than a year I ve been waiting for at least one firmware update my BCs like everybody has 1.
And that’s quite sad and I don’t know what to do Does anyone else have this drive?
I have optiarc BD Rom BC-5500S ATA Device it is not recognizing blu ray disc.
I’ve gone through tons of windowd in Google and Yahoo and everything but I can’t find an answer anywhere. You have to uninstall QuickPlay and all Power DVD products don’t use QuickPlay anymore, it’s outdated and it will not be updated as it’s been long discontinued. There have been a number rm reports about this, but I have not yet been able to confirm this for myself. With luck, it reads a CD today… but just this and end of life.
I read on intenet I’m not the only one with this hc-5500s but no solution yet I tried searching the HP website for laptop models with the same drives, but no firmware either. Twentieth Anniversary edition of Dirty Dancing on my HP dvt while they all play just fine on my wife’s dv4t.
Optiarc BD ROM BCS for Sony Vaio no longer reads bluray – Forums – CNET
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Yes I have the same problem! Did this solve your problem? However I can not upgrade my OEM version 1.