DVD Drive in Lenovo® Ideapad Y550
Know more about DVD Drive in Lenovo Ideapad Y550
Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system consists of in-built DVD drive. Making use of DVD drive you would be able to read, write and record data. You could also store any kind of data in the DVD either permanently or for temporary basis. The DVD drive of your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system could work with any type of disc including DVD or CD and even in any other display device. Still at times, you might experience some issues with it. It would work slowly in normal IDE systems. It shall read CDs but won’t read DVD otherwise it would read only DVDs and not CDs. These kinds of issues could be overcome easily with the help of some useful tips. Such tips not only help to overcome or prevent issues, it also helps to make an effective use of the DVD device. You should also ensure that you have installed proper DVD drivers for your system’s DVD drive; otherwise you won’t be able to access the device at all. This is because; it is only this driver software that acts as a mediator between the DVD drive and Operating System installed in your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system.
The following are some of the tips to make an effective use of DVD drive in your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system:
- Compatible DVD driver
- Lens cleaning
- Use IDE-1 Master or IDE-0 Slave
- Use of updated software
Compatible DVD driver
Most of the people use different sites for downloading drivers for the DVD drive of your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system. But, before installing such driver programs into your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 you need to make sure that the drivers are compatible with Operating System or your system. Apart from it, you should also check whether it’s authentic one.
Sometimes, the DVD drive might get disabled and it won’t be able to read a DVD or a CD. This would happen due to the dirt that’s been accumulated in the lens. In such cases, you could easily avoid or overcome the issue, by cleaning the lens of the drive with a good lens cleaner. Instead of using a lens cleaner, you could also wipe it using clean cotton.
Your Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 system’s DVD drive is designed in such a manner that it shall work with every type of IDE devices. But at times, you might face some issues with it, as it would refuse to work with normal IDE devices. When you encounter such problem, you could use IDE-Master or IDE-Slave instead of normal IDE devices.
When you write a CD using DVD drive, always use up-to-date or latest software. Such use of latest software lets you to avoid many issues relating to DVD as well as helps in its effective usage too. This software could be downloaded from different trusted sites from online.