Lite-On LH-16W1P and AnyDVD

Discussion in 'CD/DVD/BD Drives' started by xCharvelx416, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. xCharvelx416

    xCharvelx416 Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone!!

    Since upgrading to this model of LiteOn drives, it seems that AnyDVD or the new has issues with the drive. All attempts at creating any backup results in a "sector 1 is encrypted" error. I've tried DVDShrink and DVDDecrypter.

    Any thoughts as to why the drive is incompatible? Maybe something LiteOn did to sell the drive in the U.S. to make it more difficult to create backups?

    (other drives we have still work fine, SOHW-1633/1693)

    Edit: Here's a screenshot:

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2007
  2. RedFox 1

    RedFox 1 Super Moderator

    Yes, the firmware in the newer Liteon drives has to be tweaked. You are not the only one having this problem.:(
  3. rolling56

    rolling56 Well-Known Member

    I believe that is a SATA drive.
  4. xCharvelx416

    xCharvelx416 Well-Known Member


    Thanks bud....I had a feeling this was a LiteOn issue....I have the older drives in a backup USB enclosure for the time being, so it's not much of a performance loss at this point. I'll keep an eye for firmware updates....lemme know if you hear of any. So far, we haven't had a single issue with AnyDVD...couldn't live without it!! :D


    Nope....she's a PATA drive. The board we're using Soyo Dragon KT880 supports up to 12 drives, four of them SATA 150s...but I haven't installed any as of yet.
  5. xCharvelx416

    xCharvelx416 Well-Known Member

    Oh....and unfortunately, living here in the US, asking if encryption issues are going to be fixed is like asking a locksmith to fix a key to break into a bank.

    Does anyone here know anyone that tweaks LiteOn drive firmware that might be fixing this issue?
  6. TPLAT

    TPLAT Well-Known Member

    I had two LG drives that would give an encryption warning whenever I stuck an original disc in but with the latest AnyDvd update I dont get it anymore. I have no explantion as to why.
  7. RedFox 1

    RedFox 1 Super Moderator

    The explaination is in the LG firmware, AnyDVD has been upgraded to deal with this problem.
  8. TPLAT

    TPLAT Well-Known Member

    OK, thanks for the info.
  9. muthaflaco

    muthaflaco New Member

    I have the exact same problem with mine. I have the 16w1p in my machine and it won't read sectors of dvd's when AnyDVD is installed. Once I uninstall it will read just fine with DVDFAB. Once I put it back on, it won't read encrypted DVD's. I even have the newest version of AnyDVD too! Anyone have a link to better Lite-On firmware? Or are you guys at Slysoft working on a 'workaround' for this? I love this program and cannot live without it! If need be I'll get another NEC 3500A!
  10. shawn_nee

    shawn_nee New Member

    Me too, I'm interested in this also.