DVD/CD Drives FAQ for MP9120A

PC environment

NOTE: This page outlines some known incompatibilities in PC systems.
The other information is available at following.

Trouble shooting in general
Product information
(also listed about the compatibility information between the video chip and the DVD playback software bundled with)

Firmware upgrade
(if it is posted already)

Software bundled with Ricoh Asian retail (Primo CD Plus / abCD)


IBM 300GL, PL, XL Windows NT 4.0 Workstation

Under the PC abovementioned, there may be a occasion it will not be able to format with a packet writing software.
This could depend on the HD controller driver, you will have to change the HD controller installed to the Standard HD controller provided from the OS.

IBM Aptiva E-21/31 series, E-17/27/47 series

Under the PC abovementioned and pre-installed the Windows 95;
It was reported the drive will not work.

For writing: With additional information reported, it got to run the writing software properly after new installing to the Widows 98.

For DVD playback: Under the PC has a chipset from SiS, we will not have any guarantee of playback a DVD video even after new installing to the Windows 98.

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