Updating dvd drive firmware
(4) Quit any programs that may be running automatically, such as screen savers, virus checkers, instant messagers and so on. -- You may want to read some manufacturers' instructions about firmware upgrading before you proceed.
Each brand of DVD-R or DVD R uses a different color of bottom dye, plastic composition and silver reflector density.
Double Click to expand the listing for your DVD drive.
Then, right click on your DVD burner drive and select Properties.
Upgades are usually permanent once performed and often cannot be undone, except in a few cases on some models.
Newer firmware usually improves the drive's overall reliability and performance, making it more compatible with different brands of discs, and improving the playability of discs it successfully burns.