the most obvious answer here is that M$ can do this to the liteon drives because they're already in bed with phillips.
xbox 360's have liteon drives in them, and before that benQ. m$ probably buy drives from phillips like their hotcakes, perhaps the majority of the dvd drives phillips produces are bought by M$, and well it only makes sense to them. you don't kill the goose who lays the golden eggs, nomatter how bad you want meat in your omlette
to my knowledge m$ doesn't have that kind of power over asus
Piracy is like masturbation, whether you do it or not, we don't want to hear about it.
I swear everybody gets told thanks at least 20 times for each time someone actually hits the thanks button.
if you're looking for tutorial links, look in the other guys signature.
Where to find the crap we're talking about
You selling those? Ill buy one if you are.
send me a pm I'm busy right now
Are the logic boards or lasers swappable in the IHAS124B and C?
Got mine here.. go down and you will see a drive that says (Lite-ON 24X SATA DVD Burner - OEM
SKU: 446559) just add to cart from page bellow cus the link is to product info and it will lie and say out of stock.
Micro Center Products: Computer Parts: CD/DVD/Blu-ray Burners
Last edited by Chicano; 03-18-2012 at 08:10 PM.
shoulda had a v8.