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by Joe333x
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: Are there any drives left with the right specs?
Replies: 39
Views: 45367

Re: Are there any drives left with the right specs?

I’m a little late to the party, I know. What are my chances of finding a drive with the correct firmware, specs, etc? Is anybody selling these ready to go? I don’t have time nor patience to do firmware flashes. If I do have to gamble on one, which drive would have the highest likelyhood of having c...
by Joe333x
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

For anyone else interested in the male to female sata connector I used for my laptop heres the link.

SIENOC 22-pin (7+15) SATA Male to Female SATA and Power Combo Extension Cable https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NURHUSU/re ... 3AbSEW1VAT

Note: edited to remove SUPER SIZE picture
by Joe333x
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

Hi guys, here is my own guide to successfully dump and downgrade firmware on any "UHD Friendly" devices, such as Asus BC-12D2HT / BW-16D1HT or LG BH16NS40/NS55 (WH16NS40/NS55) (SVC Code NS50) and similar drives having MediaTek chipset inside them. ......................... Thanks a ton for the info...
by Joe333x
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

Pulled out my old Dell Dimension E521 from the garage .. has Windows XP on it .. but no IDE on the motherboard .. only SATA ... horrible BIOS too ... no options to set anything as per Teddy's guide ..will have to wait until Monday and use the PCs at the lab at work. You actually need it to have SAT...
by Joe333x
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

@Joe333x .. you are probably right .. since it is a 32bit system, you could make it work without the USB drive. Just make sure to connect the drive to SATA Port 0 on your motherboard and set the SATA controller to IDE in the BIOS. Jokes on me, just opened up the case and it actually only has IDE co...
by Joe333x
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

My current system with asus mobo has no IDE option. I do have an ancient HP pc running win xp, would I be able to use that or does in need to be win7? It doesn't matter what OS is on the PC. You will be creating a bootable USB flash drive as per Teddy's guide and you can do this in either Windows7 ...
by Joe333x
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS55
Replies: 608
Views: 414360

Re: 100% Firmware Downgrade for ASUS BW-16D1HT and LG BH16NS

My current system with asus mobo has no IDE option. I do have an ancient HP pc running win xp, would I be able to use that or does in need to be win7?
by Joe333x
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 694
Views: 538873

Re: UHD drives

Thank you I will try that!
by Joe333x
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: UHD drives
Topic: UHD drives
Replies: 694
Views: 538873

Re: UHD drives

I installed a ASUS BW-16D1HT in my HTPC, the drive works but I was wondering if anyone else has an issue where after every time i wake the pc from standby the drive makes a sound like its searching for a disc, this drive is probably the loudest drive ive ever had also. Do i have a dud and should exc...