LG GSA-T20N DVD±RW Dual Layer Burner - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Go into device manager and delete that disk drive and then reboot and it should reinstall it. That will separate the drivers and put the old one back.

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jun 10, 2017 | 280 views

No driver required. Linux will use a built in universal driver.

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014 | 131 views

Firmware for HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20N is here:

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LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jun 28, 2011 | 247 views

until you no exactly what has caused the problem you cant fix
click start control panel administrive tools computer management then select event viewer depending on what operating sytem you have this may vary
extend the events there you will see errors in red you will no what exactly what the error was and at what time it occured you might have to uninstall then reinstall the program and its files
you could run the check disk utility
click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which will scan for and attempt to repair any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive or
control panel administrive tools,computer management ,disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now click start two boxes automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors place then a tick in both boxes then select check now,start should schedule this task when restart
or you could download a registry cleaner
click start control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives right click you will see options to update driver,roll back driver,or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall
make sure that the cd-dvd burner is getting enough power test all leads that are attached to the dvd burner including electical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might be bad/faulty or

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders







This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.

hope this helps

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jan 29, 2011 | 185 views

I cant understand what device (laptop/desktop)you are using.
So i will try to present, desktop or the laptop also.

Click on the link
And clink on RUN NOW from right side box
It will fix your problem.

It could be a problem with the lens, you shouldtry cleaning the lens, it's already gone bad there is no harm in trying. If you take a little risk can solve.Follow the instruction: Don't panic it's very simply.
  1. When running your pc, open the drawer.>
  2. clean the optical lance
  3. now you can fit to your pc
  4. If it does the same problemplease change the cd/dvd rw because the lance has defected.
  5. HOW TO REPLACE CD ROM e.g. follow link=http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07164&lc=en&dlc=&cc=us&lang=&product=242024

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Hope it will help you.

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jan 26, 2011 | 113 views


LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jan 19, 2011 | 1,595 views

try here for it http://www.motherboard.cz/cdrom/lg.htm

I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/troy_d840d2702258460c

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Oct 16, 2010 | 477 views

Windows XP/Vista/7 should automatically use its own drivers, so that you can read from CD/DVD disks.
You'll need "extra" software if you want to play a DVD-movie, or if you want to write CD/DVD disks,
e.g., 'PowerDVD' to "play", and Nero Burning to "write".

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jun 23, 2010 | 3,297 views

go to registry editor and delete upper and lower filters

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Mar 26, 2010 | 178 views

Follow the link below to boot your CD's in optical drive.


LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Dec 20, 2009 | 522 views

do it only if u r a professional..

open it up, with the lens assembly there is a small preset, turn it using a screw driver a little anti-clockwise..clean the lens with clean cotton using isopropyl alcohol..
if not done, replace the lens assembly..
or else, replace the drive with a standby n see..

i gotta know: is ur drive pata/sata and the device make n model..
assuming that ur drive is pata, n u r a professional n aware of bios/cmos setup utility handling..!!
open up ur system cabinet and see if all the data cables n jumper settings at the back of the drives (master/slave selection)..itz most important..!!
however, at the bootup (0.29sec) start pressing briskly the key to enter cmos utility or bios setup (eg. F1/F2/F10/Del as applicable)..glance in the standard settings if r detected individually..change the 'Mode' if m/b is hybrid type(both SATA+PATA) : Native/Compatible/Enhanced (as applicable)..
see if ur device needs any additional driver or not, if so try downloading..
also try checking itz data cable for loose or faulty..
above all explanation is applicable only if itz not being detected by the m/b or system..(not for reading or writing problem)..

contact ur system admin/vendor....

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Nov 27, 2009 | 1,881 views

You MUST have software that is for burning a CD.

Some examples are "CD Creator", "Nero" and others.

These programs are OFTEN not included and MUST be purchased seperately.

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Oct 21, 2009 | 551 views

Hello there jpd0490.

Here's your geek-steer ...

There are principally two chief causes for this type (calibration) of burn failure:
  1. Inadequate quality media (disks). Verbatim is always a solid choice. However, more important than the brand-name disks are sold under, is the actual manufacturer. You can determine this with the aid of a little software tool called "DVD Identifier". There is an entire sub-culture devoted to tracking the best media available, right down to the manufacturing lot level.
  2. Drive failing. Since you say that it works consistently otherwise, this option is unlikely.
Good luck, and please do post back ...
  • to let me (and interested others) know how things worked out,
  • to provide clarification or feedback,
  • if you have ANY further questions.
"Today's the best day of my life ... and NOW you're part of it!"
Via-con-Dios and Godspeed -- Geekinator (aka Craig).

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Oct 10, 2009 | 924 views

how long have you been using your dvd? if this is the first time you encounter the problem for a long time..your dvd burner might be damaged..better replace it...hope this helps

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Aug 31, 2009 | 434 views

Check inside the CPU if it is connected properly.
Due to this problem there are some reason why it can't be detected to system.
#1 Make sure it is primary or slave control in the motherboard.
#2 Check if there is a power or not on DVD Drive or it have then try to eject the layer.
#3 Acquiring the DVD Drive to see it that the JUMPER setting is Master, Slave, Cable Select.

Good luck!

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Aug 10, 2009 | 1,163 views


This should help you out.

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Aug 09, 2009 | 91 views

what are u installing!!!! on what!!!! what is jazz?

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Jul 15, 2009 | 54 views

Try to install automatic Firmware Uploadre
Download Here - http://uk.lge.com/support/download_soft.jsp
Its from LG Official Site so its safe

LG GSA-T20N... | Answered on Sep 20, 2017 | 63,911 views

it's may be error of the hard drive. therefor remove and reconnect ,if not fix pls connect to another pc and test. or replace the hard drive.

LG Computers &... | Answered on Oct 11, 2019 | 18 views

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