20 Most Recent LG GP08NU6B DVDWriter Black External Doublelayer DVDRAM R RW 8x 8x 8x 24x 24x 2 Burner Questions & Answers

A mi me ocurre exactamente lo mismo, en una netbook donde no tenía ninguna grabadora instalada funciona ok, pero en la pc de escritorio o en la notebook no funciona, todas tienen windows 7. El soporte telefonico o via mail de LG me mandan a la tienda donde la compré...!!!! Es raro,le busque varias soluciones pero no logro hacerla funcionar!!!

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Feb 05, 2014

Click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives if you see a yellow question/exclamation mark or a red X right click to update driver

You might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd / dvd drive restart your computer then plug them back in this should activate the found new hardware wizard

If your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it

Rather doing a driver hunt which can take hours


Windows XP/Vista/7/8

it might take some time being a freeware driver solution

note: it will find all of your outdated drivers

This is a free driver solutions.

This will automatically search for and find the correct driver

you will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you want to restart or make a system restore point.

Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated.

Hope this helps

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Nov 20, 2012

Vista and Windows 7 automatically find the drivers by the way. Just get to the Device Manager, locate it in the list under optical devices and right click on it and choose update driver.

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Dec 19, 2011

Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders







This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or

you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark?! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
hope this helps

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Jun 14, 2011

Hello sballgrl11
You can only finalize the dvd on the device you used to burn the dvd . The finalizing process is included in the burning software youn have used . It's generally automatic but can sometimes be optional .
Best regards ,
fanaudi .

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Mar 26, 2011

Usually its just plug and play on the Mac. The software with the .exe is for Windows. I'd just plug it in via USB and see if it shows up on your regular Mac burning software.

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Mar 23, 2011

the problem is the media player youre using, i would recommend using vlc media player http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Feb 25, 2011

you will need to give more information if you want help

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Feb 11, 2011

I have had a similar problem with this drive and windows 7. The device was not receiving enough power to operate. I found 2 solutions:
1) If connecting through a usb extension, plug in both USB connecters on the DVD's power cable.
2) Try plugging directly into the PC"s USB ports. Remember to always use the USB on the power cord that has the 2 wires connecting to it.

If this does not work, the drivers may have become corrupted. If so, let me know and I will walk you through it

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Jan 19, 2011

Just click on the link http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us
and also click on NOW RUN from right side box. It will automatically give you the message, well or bad.
If the problem with the lens, you should try cleaning the lens,with disk cleaner, it's already gone bad and there is no harm to take a risk to open or disassemble the dvd/cd rw,click on the bellow link

1. When running your pc, open the drawer.>
2. clean the optical lance
3. http://www.howtodothings.com/computers/a3631-how-to-clean-a-cd-rom-drive.html
4. now you can fit to your pc
If it does the same problem please change the cd/dvd rw because the lance has defected.
Good by

LG GP08NU6B... | Answered on Jan 07, 2011

What is GP30? This file might help: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/8-cdgone/
Download, unzip, then run exe file.

LG GP Computers... | Answered on Jul 03, 2014

Are you connecting the unit to your computer or a TV?
If it's the former, what OS does your computer have? Can you access the DVD to read the contents of any optical disc or play back audio CDs? If you can't get any content, then try a different Y USB cable (shorter cables are best). If you still don't get a response, try a different optical drive. The LG GP40NB40 may be faulty. If it is under warranty (1 year), contact LG or return it to the store where you purchased it (usually a 30 day return period).
If you have Windows 8, it doesn't come with the Codecs to play DVDs. (Some new Windows 8 machines will include a program like Cyberlink's PowerDVD. However, not all will.) In that case you need to install an appropriate program to play DVDs. The Win8 Media Player requires an upgrade to Win8 Pro and then the purchase of the Media Center. VLC will play most DVDs http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html . Some DRM issues may interfere. There are other DVD playback programs you can try. (As far as I can tell, the software that LG included with this model is not Win8 compatible for playback of movies.) If you had an older version of Windows and upgraded to Windows 8 Pro, you just need to purchase Media Center. (At least with some machines, the DVD playback software before the upgrade wasn't Win8 compatible and has to be upgraded.)
If you have a different OS, please indicate which one. (XP, Vista and Windows 7 all came with media player codecs for DVDs. Before that, the feature wasn't included.)
If you are connecting to a TV, it isn't designed to play commercial movies. It acts like a flash drive to play videos, display photos, etc. (Thus the limitations are due to the TVs file Codecs. Check the TV documentation.)

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

LG GP Computers... | Answered on May 19, 2013

Go to Settings, click on WIFi, click on the three dots on to top right of the screen, select Advanced Wi-Fi, then turn on Auto Connect to WiFi and Wi-Fi Notification

LG Computers &... | Answered on Nov 02, 2019

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