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I bought a new SAMSUNG SM961 M.2 NVMe SSD.

Mr Google on several sites said that a DVD install will fail at the make Partition stage.

I installed from a DVD no problem. The only changes I made in the UEFI was to disable the other drives so as to be sure to install to the SSD.

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Preferred Solution: SAMSUNG SM961 M.2 NMVe SSD

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Hi , i  bought HP ProBook 450 G4and i want to install SSD to my laptop ,is there any way to install Samsung SM961 M.2because i checked many models of ssdthe best one in performance is Samsung SM961 M.2 , i found one converter from mini PCI-E to NGFF M.2 , is that fine or no ???  what about Samsung 850 EVO m2 250 GB , is it compatible ?? thanks for supportbest regardsA&B    

A:Samsung SM961 M.2 HP ProBook 450 G4

Hi,Manual: Page 44http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05270979M.2 2280 SATA SSD is good enough.No M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slot available. Even if you get the converter and put in PCIe M.2 SSD, it'll only be as good enough as M.2 SATA speeds.http://www.samsung.com/us/computing/memory-storage/solid-state-drives/ssd-850-evo-m-2-500gb-mz-n5e50...Create a recovery USB before any upgrade, using HP recovery manager.RegardsVisruth

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I need help with an SSD nvm2 SM961 from Samsung. The bios of my Yoga 900 does not recognize the SSD. I bought the SSD and would like to use it as it is much faster. Please Lenovo the machine is recent you must be able to install recent components. Lenovo Helped with linux, do the same with the new NVD SSDs.

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I am thinking of adding a second M.2 SSD to my P50 laptop.  Does anyone know if the Lenovo P50 is compatible with the Samsung SM961 Polaris 1TB M.2-2880 PCI-e 3.0 x 4 NVMe Solid State Drive SSD model: MZVKW1T0HMLH-00000 ?

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Hi community, I am interested in buying an HP Pavilion 15-bc006ng. I would like to know will Samsung SM961 NVMe M.2 (2280) SSD work with it, as i understand there are empty m.2 slot on the motherboard?  

A:Add Samsung SM961 M.2 in Pavilion 15-bc006ng

Hi,Page 2, 33: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05117922.Samsung SM961 NVMe M.2 (2280) SSD would be the fastest available in the market. Are you sure it is TLC, rather than MLC?Your notebook supports SSD 2280 M2 PCIe 3x4SS NVMe TLC TL. I'll not take chances buying MLC. Go for TLC type.http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7762/samsung-sm961-1tb-2-nvme-pcie-ssd-review/index.htmlSpecs:http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-15-bc000-Notebook-PC-series/10862166/document/c05178...Remove HDD from its bay, Install your desired operating system in SSD. Make it boot drive. Then replug HDD. Now SSD will be your boot drive and HDD as storage.Be aware that SSD upgrade needs somewhat major disassembly. Hence if you are doing it alone and break something in the process, HP wouldn't honor the warranty. Get help from HP or a good technician for the upgrade. RegardsVisruth

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Hi Can i upgrade Hp pavilion 15-bc021tx with SSD SAMSUNG SM961 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 x4 ?And how many read and write it can do ? Thank you.

A:Can i upgrade Hp pavilion 15-bc021tx with SSD SAMSUNG SM961 ...

Yes it is rated to accept an MVME (PCIe) M.2 disk. Look at page 29 of the Manual here: Service Manual The M.2 slot is to the left of the battery.  As far as what kind of read/write speed you will get it is hard to say. The drive is capable of 3000 Mbps read and about 1500 Mbps write, but I have 2 HP laptops with Samsung NVME disks which register about half those speeds and that seems to be the common experience. You do want to install the latest Samsung NVME driver and the device driver from Samsung. After I did that, my speeds went up about 10% and a few people have reported an even bigger improvement. The speeds I get are still well over twice as fast as a SATA SSD so I am very happy with the performance.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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So, does Samsung SM961 SSD (256 GB) work with the Lenovo Legion Y520?

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I bought a SSD Samsung SM961 to put in my yoga 900, but in bios don´t detect a hard drive.What solution.

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ssd samsung sm961 Is it compatible with notebook Lenovo yoga 900s?

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The compatibility list for SED NVMe support states that the DDPE tools will support SED (OPAL) hardware encryption for the PM961 but I don't see the SM961 listed and I thought the only major difference was TLC vs MLC.  On the 7480 it shouldn't make a difference at 2x, but the write speeds will be much better on the SM series.
Is it compatible?  The performance of the Toshiba XG4 is unacceptable.  The PM961 would get closer, but it'd be best to retrofit an SM961.  Thank you for any help offered.

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Dose anyone knows the samsung sm961 M.2 SSD compatible thinkcentre m900 tiny?

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Hi, I hope I haven't made a mistake, but I just received a Samsung 1TB Polaris SM961 NVMe M.2 80mm Solid State Drive/SSD to upgrade my HP Omen with. The laptop is not seeing the new drive.- The bios is not seeing the drive- Diagnostics saying device not present- I have followed instructions to perform a hard reset. I maybe foolishly believed that because it was mentioned that the 950 pro works, I assumed tha the 961 would work too..But maybe i have received a faulty device ? And tips comments or ideas ?Thanks Nigel

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There is a slot in my PC to install a ssd m.2 pcie nmve? Sorry for my bad english and thanks.

A:ssd m.2 pcie nmve

H. The manual does not detail PCI Slot to place an M2Sata. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03939658.pdf Regards.

? I do not work for HP, I volunteer.? To close the topic, check "accept as a solution" the correct answer or Thumb to say thank you.? I'm sorry but you do not answer questions privately.

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Can the SSD in the Lattitude 7470 be replaced with an NMVe SSD, like the Samsung 950 pro, or does it have to be SATA?

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When I try to inject hotfix KB2990941 into my Windows 7 sp1 .wim I get an access denied error 5.  I've tried this on multiple pc's.  I've disabled my antivirus.  Then I completely removed my antivirus.  No joy.  I've also tried
using both the .msu file and the extracted .cab file and I get the same error both ways.  I know lots of other people have injected this hotfix into a Windows 7 image.  I must be doing something wrong.  Any help ?

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I bought W541 last December I'm happy with the performance but I need to know can i use Samsung SM961 NVMe 1TB M.2 card in my W541? 

A:Can i use SM961 in my old W541

Looks like the answer is no for two reasons:  no NVMe support in that vintage laptop (SATA only) and the WWAN/SSD slot is 42mm long.  That SSD is 80mm long.

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Thank you, need  re-order in RAID0 by the 4th. My P70 1TB is currently not a RAID 0 only getting this after trims/tweeks?. 

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Problems on initializing Samsung 80GB with Samsung's Disk Manager: Ontrack(tm)


There is some problem on my 80gb Samsung HD. The situation is this:

I have had an old computer which have an ancient motherboard.. because of the limitations of motherboard it was initializing Hd as 8gb.. I installed Samsung's Disk Manager program named Ontrack. It does something with the MBR to make the 8gb initialized HD as 80gb! When you're in bios setup, it says your samsung is 8gb but when you reset and wait for the system disk error message Ontrack activates and then your hd is 80 gb, you can install OS after that.

Here is the problem: I bought a new computer whose motherboard to initialize my 80GB hd as 80GB also, but things didn't happen like that. On bios setup it says my HD is 33gb.

I plugged the HD to my other computer and its partition magic 8 says "33gb BAD" also..

A modified MBR by a program (ontrack) can fool bios setup? if so, can i use XP CDs system recovery console with fixmbr command? ?f it is not how can i make my hd back to normal (not for old motherboards, initialized as 80GB)??

New motherboard is MSI RS482M2-IL and because of this problem I cannot enable S.M.A.R.T. feature. I need help and thanks from now on!

A:Problems on initializing Samsung 80GB with Samsung's Disk Manager: Ontack(tm)

If you are using XP then boot fromt eh XP Cd. Then delete the existing partition and create a new one and format that.

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Hello, Last week i did a upgrade on my Inspiron 15R SE(7520) with a SSD Samsung EVO 850 500GB, and now i'm intending to buy one msata Samsung EVO 850 500GB, But i would like to do a RAID 0 with those two "drives", So is that possible? Will it work and have a gain of performance?
Sorry for my bad english, i'm still learning.
My Specs (Inspiron 15R SE (7520)
Intel Core i7 3632QM
8GB ram 1600Mhz
Primary: SSD Samsung EVO 850 500GB
msata: 32GB MZMPC032HBCD
Secondary: Seagate ST1000LM024  5400RPM 1TB

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hi I have samsung laptop

When I press power button, then its shows me samsung logo on the screen and after that it goes to black screen.
I try to replace hard disk, laptop find this new hard disk.
but then it straight goes to the BIOS and over there I try to change boot order, to boot from dvd player but I couldnot find any option there.
I open it up and clean everything inside the machine.
but problem is still there.
Is anybody help to to fix this machine.


A:Samsung black screen after showing the samsung logo


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Trying to install Samsung SmarThru office V2 for my printer/scanner, but Windows 10 reports the signer of the executable is not trusted, I downloaded from the Samsung website and the signer is shown as Samsung.

There seems to be no way to bypass this, anyone have a clue whats going on?

A:Samsung SmarThru Office v2 - Samsung not trusted as a signer

Scalextrix said:

... There seems to be no way to bypass this, anyone have a clue whats going on?

So it means you tried advanced startup setting to enable installing of unsigned drivers?

Because for me SmartThru 4 installs fine, (all Win10 updates installed), but ->
* I can't install old print driver (says hash file missing, maybe tampred or corrupt).
* I can install universal print driver & scan driver
* After opening, ST4 is unable to recognize scanner.

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I have both Linux and Windows Vista installed on my notebook. Today when I turned it on I accidentally chose "Samsung Recovery" instead of "Windows Vista" in GRUB. After Samsung Recovery has loaded, I quit it and the computer shut off. I turned it on again and now it doesn't make it to the GRUB, it shows the Samsung logo, then "boot from ahci cd-rom", and then it reboots and shows the samsung logo again. I can enter BIOS (F2), but can't enter Samsung Recovery (F4) anymore (after showing "please wait..." the computer reboots again). I tried setting the BIOS back to default but it didn't help. Any input would be much appreciated...

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In this discussion, Amy from Lenovo recommends that we purchase Lenovo SSDs if we want thermal management: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Can-I-add-a-Samsung-950-Pro-NVMe-SSD-to-... The link no longer directs us to a particular model. So I perform a search on the Lenovo site and see (among others) this model: ThinkPad 256GB SAMSUNG PCIe NVME TLC OPAL M.2 SSD http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/memory-and-storage/storage/HDD-BO-ThinkPad-M-2... What is this? A Samsung SSD rebranded as a Lenovo SSD? Would I gain in compatibility with such a drive or not, and specifically regarding thermal management? Also, is there a misprint below concerning the read speed? "ThinkPad 256GB SAMSUNG PCIe NVME TLC OPAL M.2 SSD supporting PCIe 3.0 interface standard up to 4 lanes shows much faster performance than previous SATA SSDs. It's sequential performance is up to 300MB/s for read operation and 1700MB/s for write operation by 4 lanes. Test-Prove 100% Compatible with ThinkPad machines. " That has to be 3000MB/S, right? 

A:Thinkpad-Samsung or Lenovo-Samsung NVMe SSD? What is this?

My impression is that even Lenovo themselves does not have a clue.

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So I have a Haswell i7 rig (GTX 780) with Platinum PSU etc etc... W8.1 Pro (and a few other W8.1 PC`s I tried the clone op with also)........

.... and on the SSD to clone in question, it is a Samsung EVO 250Gb SSD. It seems to work perfect.
But its getting near full~ish.... (30Gb spare)....

... so I bought a Samsung EVO VNAND 500Gb.... (twice the capacity) and thought an easy clone was in store....

(I also have some additional drives I have just disconnected for the Clone op [as the Samsung clone software was being stupid [trying to get me to clone my documents drive to my new SSD]). With or without the other drives connected, it FAILS, FAILS, FAILS.

So; when I try to clone, It gets to about 33% cloned, and then fails.
Time after time.

Recent ERROR MESSAGE is:- "Failed to retrieve source information 205500(0322bc)"

I tried to clone the SSD to SSD on a CLONE machine/Box. A FAIL
I tried to clone using Macrium Reflect. A FAIL
I tried to clone using EASEUS. A FAIL.
I tried them all a few times including the SAMSUNG CLONE Software.

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a problem with the 250Gb SSD I don`t know about (I am using this PC with it in now)...

Or will a SAMSUNG EVO not clone to a SAMSUNG VNAND ?

Do I have to try everything including disabling features such as RAPID MODE? And Disable Performance and everything?

Or what???

I have been a dozen hours trying to do this simple task.

I tired to contact SA... Read more

A:CLONE FAIL SAMSUNG SSD to Samsung SSD Fails on every PC

Create a recovery CD with Macrium(Win PE Rescue), back up your current SSD to an external HDD, install 500GB SSD and boot with rescue CD( Win PE) and restore the image from the back up with Macrium Reflect.
Try this utility, I have cloned with this a while ago: AOMEI Windows Backup, Cloning, and Recovery Software

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Hello Friends.  I successfully installed a Samsung 950 Pro M.2 SSD as a boot drive just fine.  However, it looks like the Windows 10 NVME driver is being used in place of the Samsung NVME driver.  I saw this post here where it says: "Windows is indicating it is using the NVMe driver for this drive." https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Envy-750se-capable-of-M-2-NVMe-... However I do not know how to determine this myself.  I am using a utility called "AIDA64 Extreme" and it's telling me the driver provider for the 950 is Micrososft and the driver version is 10.0.14393.0.  So, how do I get the 950 to use the Samsung driver instead?  Thanks for any help. 

A:How to tell if Samsung 950 Pro is using Samsung NVME driver ...

Hi, From Samsung tool (Samsung Magician), it shows my machine uses Samsung firmware, no information about driver. It uses Microsoft driver. The tool allows use to check and update firmware but not driver. Regards.

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I want know...  Which one ist faster?Which one is better?Which one has better drivers under windows 10?Which one runs cooler?

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I get above error; I've updated the intel rapid storage driver and asmedia sata controller driver.
My motherboard is an asus z97 deluxe. Help is appreciated; thx !

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After installing Samsung Touch Supporter on my non-samsung PC,I get this:

"This Program only runs on a Samsung PC.
Program will terminate."

I try to use some of the software that came with the Samsung Series 7 PC.
I will not let me open the program.
I have an Archos 9 PC and would like to use it.

Can anyone make it so that I can install this software on any other PC?
Sometimes it's a simple edit,can anyone look in to this?

Software can be downloaded from the Samsung website here(it's under manuals & downloads/software):
Support - Tablet PCs XE700T1A | Samsung Tablet PCs

May you please attempt to fix Play Touch App (Software) (ver.,Play Touch Luancher (Software) (ver., and Touch Supporter (Software) (ver.

Note: Play Touch Laucher says the same message as above,but still manages to open, Touch Supporter does not though

A:Samsung Series 7 software on non-Samsung PC.

That software is only licensed to use on the Samsung PC it came on, so I don't know why you would expect it to work on any other PC.

Samsung is also the most difficult model to get the OEM software to work after a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which is entirely legal and recommended for most users of preinstalled Windows to get the best Win7 performance.

But for Samsung it's especially important to back up the Recovery Image and make a secondary Win7 backup image so that if any features are missing after Clean Reinstall and the Samsung software won't work correctly, you can set it back to factory condition.

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I am buying a new monitor. Probably one of these two in title! Which monitor is better?
I need some suggestions...

A:Samsung SM 2333SW vs Samsung P2250N

Samsung SM 2333SW

Bigger, nice specs. On the other one, I can't read the text.

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I have two Samsung NVMe 950 Pro (MZVKV512) that came preinstalled in a Lenovo ThinkPad P50 running Windows 10 x64. The Samsung Magician (latest v4.9.6) software does not detect the drives as Samsung Brand SSDs and therefore OS Optimization is unavailable (the only option is to run a benchmark). Samsung Magician supports this SSD as I can see users in other forums using the software on their systems (not necessarily Lenovo). I have also installed the Samsung NVMe Controller driver and this is showing in Device Manager. There are no system updates available and UEFI BIOS is up to date (version from the 4th May). Any ideas?

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I upgraded on Friday from windows 8.1 to windows 10 
Since then  it became very slow to start
the fan seems to be continuous - neither sleep nor shutdown buttons/clicks work - I have to switch the button off/on
each time it go to sleep

this is the image of the chat I had with Samsung today - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8u2AsQfH8MaNGpScGlwQlA1SUk/view?usp=sharing 
I tried running SW update it didn't work and vanished - not possible to uninstall as now the directory path is different........

A:Samsung NP350V5C-A06UK user (Windows 8.1) upgrade to Windows 10 - see Samsung response to me!

Please run a system file check (SFC) & DISM (if necessary) if you are on win 8 or higher

All instructions are in our Wiki article below...
Should you have any questions please ask us.

System file check (SFC) Scan and Repair System

Wanikiya and Dyami--Team Zigzag

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I really need you guys to help me on this.... i just bought Samsung jet and have installed Samsung New PC studio into my laptop. But i cannot run this program as it keep on appeared:

New PC Studio has stopped working.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: NewPCStudio.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 49e6d9a5
Fault Module Name: Secur32.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18051
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a366084
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000021dc
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 17417
Additional Information 1: c060
Additional Information 2: 6257e35ffaf5fb500d9790030367de3e
Additional Information 3: b562
Additional Information 4: 21e35a6d0bc52ba6a38b0e481fab5ce7

Any idea on how to solve this problem?? many thanks in advance....

A:Samsung jet - Samsung new pc studio


First we need you to go to c:\windows\minidump which is where the BSOD dump file is located. zip the most recent dump file (*.dmp) and upload it to us. If you need help uploading let us know

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Keep seeing secondary drive disappear under heavy IO operations.  This has happened across multiple machines.  Have attempted all firmware and BIOS updates available.  
Anybody else seeing this with their T7910's and have you used any other drive models in these workstations.

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ALso like to double check my pc updates so could anybody confirm that this ram


will work in this motherboard

Asus P5GD1-VM Intel 915G Skt 775 800FSB SATA M/board

Furthermore I can get 2 gb of this Samsung ram for Ł75, seems very very cheap. I want it for gaming, is it worth it?

Cheers for help.

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Hey guys im having troubles with my new CD-RW, i believe its an old model now, Im running Windows XP, but i need some help.

I brought it off some guy and he didn't give me the hardware to install it, so when i have connected it and turned my computer back on it doesen't come up in my computer???

DO i need the hardware and if i do would anybody know were i can get it from

A:Samsung SW-248

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Can anyone help me? I need to know if the Samsung V25 has an infrared port, and if so where? Thanks!

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I recently recieved my dell inspirion 5150 back from dell. They did some work on the mother board. Everything was fine until I tried to play a dvd and nothing happened. What gives? Cd's still play fine, just not dvd's. Thanks in advance.

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I've looked around with no luck trying to find the software so I can watch dvd's on my dvd rom. I don't have the disk or anything so anybody know where . Amazingly , there are people here who can find anything anywhere and it truely fascinates me!

A:Samsung DVD Rom

Try here for a free trial of power dvd:-


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I am trying to clone my HD onto a newly purchased Samsung850 Pro SSD. I installed the Magician SW, then attached the SSD with a USB To SATA connector and the SW doesn't recognize the SSD. I have a 32G San Disk "Ready Cache" SSD with Condusive Express Cache SW and have uninstalled that SW but the Ready Cache SSD is still in the system which I will remove when I open it up. Any ideas?

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Hello to all,

Can you please help me or point me in the right direction, My laptop has just had a fit and nothing works now all I have on my screen is a load of black and white flashing squares just like a checkerd flag. Please help I am in deep trouble if it is broken

A:Samsung X15 Plus Help

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I bought a new MP3 Samsung YP-T9JAB. When I connect the MP3 in my PC (Windows XP home edition) I get an error message "MTP device works not properly"
I cannot see the MP3 in the explorer and I have tryed to reinstall the driver manually (I have uninstalled it first), also in different USB port, I have reset the PC.
I know that MTP is Media Transfer Protocol but nothing more...
Some advice or tips ??


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I have the above DVD drive. I put a cd I have been using to write data to in it. After that...it stopped working. The drive door wouldn't open so I had to use a pin to manually eject it. System sees it and says there are no problems. The weird thng is, in "My computer" if I go to the properties of the drive, it thinks there is a blank cd in it w/688 mb free. There is no cd in the drive. It almost acts like there is no power to the unit, during the boot sequence my cdrw drive comes up but this one does not. I checked the firmware of the dvd and it says "boot". Anyone have ideas?

A:Samsung DVD SD-612

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Hello all, looking through this forum I am sure someone can help me! I have a Samsung VP-D55 - yeah i know, it is an old model. I also have a mountain of those little tapes that I want to digitise. I run a Mac Leopard OS X. I have rummaged through my box of miscellaneous wires under the desk (come on everyone has one dont they?), and lo and behold I have found a lead that fits the camera and seems to have a firewire port on the other end - which fits the one in the back of my Mac. BUT the mac doesnt want to play. Has anyone got any suggestions that may help me? Many thanks if you do.

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Hi I am have problems getting my Samsung VP-D55 camcorder to work with windows vista via firewire. The camcorder is just not being picked up could it be that I have a 4 pin firewire on my laptop. its getting me down
Can anyone help me please.

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My Samgsung V25 plays videos very slowly and jerkily. Also, it frequently freezes and then loses the sound device on reboot. Often, I must reboot a few times before it picks up the sound device again. Any ideas? Many thanks.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 758 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 28607 MB, Free - 17715 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG Electronics, SENS V25, 02FE , 012345678901234567
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

A:Samsung V25

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