OS compatibility

Information about Microsoft Windows XP

(Test report updated: Mar. 14th, 2002)

This page provides information on the compatibility between Windows XP and Ricoh Drives.
We tested drives under the following conditions.
  • The latest firmware version available at the time we tested.
  • Windows XP without a service pack.

If you need compatibility information for Windows XP Service Pack 2 , please click here.

[Note]

  • *The following table is based on our own tests and is provided simply as a piece of information. It does not mean all cases are guaranteed to work well.
  • *Be sure to check the information available from each software supplier or from Microsoft.

1. DVD+RW Drive

Drive F/W Read/Play Write
CD DVD WindowsXP Standard CD-RW Writing function BHA Sonic Solutions
ROM DA ROM Video B's Recorder GOLD B's CLiP My DVD
MP5120A 1.34 O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K.*1 O.K.*2 O.K.

Also, please note the latest information from each software company.
Firmwareandbundled softwareinformation for the Asian retail model is located on ourFAQ page.

2. CD-RW Drive

Drive F/W Read/Play
CD DVD
ROM DA ROM Video
MP9200A 1.10 O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K.
MP7200A 1.30 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7125A 1.10 O.K. O.K. - -
MP9120A 1.30 O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K.*5
MP7083A 1.20 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7120A 1.30 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7063A-WA 1.90 O.K. O.K. - -
MP9060A 1.90 O.K. O.K. O.K. *6
MP7080A-WA 1.30 O.K. O.K. - -
MP8040SE*7 - O.K. O.K. - -
MP7060A-WA 1.80 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7060S-WA 1.80 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7040A-WA 1.60 O.K. O.K. - -
MP7040S-WA 1.50 O.K. O.K. - -

Drive Write
WindowsXP Standard CD-RW Writing function Prassi roxio BHA
Primo
CD
abCD Easy CD Direct CD B's Recorder GOLD B's Clip
MP9200A O.K. - - - - O.K.*1 O.K.*2
MP7200A O.K. *4 *4 - - - -
MP7125A O.K. *4 *4 - - - -
MP9120A O.K. *4 *4 - - - -
MP7083A O.K. *4 *4 - - - -
MP7120A O.K. *4 *4 - - - -
MP7063A-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP9060A O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP7080A-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP8040SE*7 NO - - *3 *3 - -
MP7060A-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP7060S-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP7040A-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
MP7040S-WA O.K. - - *3 *3 - -
  • *1B's Recorder GOLD Ver. 3.12 or greater is required.

  • *2B's Clip Ver. 3.14 or greater is required.
    Please refer toBHA's web sitefor upgrade information.

  • *3The bundled version for these models will not support Windows XP.
    If you want to use the software, you must purchase Roxio's software at retail and update it to the latest revision. Please refer toRoxio's web site.

  • *4This software is not compatible with Windows XP.
    You must purchase another software application that supports both Windows XP and your Ricoh drive.
    Further information will be provided by each software supplier.

  • *5A patch for Windows XP is required. Please refer toIntervideo's web site.

  • *6This software is not compatible with Windows XP.
    You must purchase another software application that is compatible with Windows XP.
    Further information will be provided by each software supplier.

  • *7This was tested with a RICOH PCMCIA SCSI card in CardBus mode and a driver for Windows 2000. The RICOH PCMCIA SCSI card driver is available fromour download page.

Useful LINKs:

Software supplier for the Ricoh Asian retail models
FAQs for Firmware/Driver
FAQs for Software

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