OS compatibility

Information about Microsoft® Windows® Me

(April.12th, 2002)

The current status of compatibility with WindowsMe is as follows.
We checked the following drives using the latest firmware version available at the time we tested.

1. Information

Drive F/W Read/Play Write
CD DVD Prassi roxio
ROM DA ROM Video PrimoCD abCD Easy CD Direct CD
MP6200series 2.4 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP7040series 1.4 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP7060series 1.7 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP7063A-WA 1.7 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP7080A-WA 1.3 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP7083A 1.0 O.K. O.K. - - NO *1 O.K .*2 - -
MP7120A 1.2 O.K. O.K. - - NO *1 O.K. *2 - -
MP8040SE *5 1.1 O.K. O.K. - - - - *3 *4
MP9060A 1.6 O.K. O.K. O.K. *6 - - *3 *4
MP9120A 1.0 O.K. O.K. O.K. O.K. NO *1 O.K. *2 - -

We used an Adaptec AHA-2940AUSCSI adapter for our test with the MP6200SR, MP7040S-WA and MP7060S-WA series drives.

  • *1The bundled version of writing software for those models will not support Windows Me offical. You must purchase another software application that supports both Windows Me and your Ricoh drive.
    Further information will be provided by each software supplier.
    PrimoCD software information can be foundhere.

  • *2The latest version will be required.
    Please obtain the latest version fromthe web site of the software company.

  • *3Easy CD Creator is compatible after Ver.4.02d.

  • *4DirectCD is compatible after Ver.3.01d.
    Please refer toROXIO's web sitefor upgrade information.

  • *5Please use in a Cardbus mode and with a Windows 98 driver.

  • *6The bundled version for those models will not support Windows Me, offically. You must purchase another software application that is Windows Me compatible.
    See alsothe FAQ for DVD playback. Further information is provided by each software supplier.

Useful LINKs:

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

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