Some computers will require rails to install drives in empty slots. Generally, if there are screws attaching the cover, they are on the back of the computer. Not a good start with HP but the machine has been awesome until I first tried to use light scribe 11 months later. The folks in the Canadian Support Center are great! Windows XP Professional 5.

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It really does not matter as long as they are built and properly tested.

HP DVD Writer – Finding and Upgrading the DVD Writer Firmware Version | HP® Customer Support

The “hp dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc” label is on the left side of faceplate.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Models included in this document. I had same problem and did some research and found a combination of firmware items that make my DVD writer work again.

Did anybody ever find what file Josh was talking about. The location for the master jumper pin on one device is not necessarily the location for the master jumper pin on another device.


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HP dvd840e Super Multi DVD Writer – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – Hi-Speed USB Series

After 3 months of waiting for an easy fix to appear — today I bit the bullet and did the “destructive reformat” of my C: It can read commercially prepared CD’s and run programs from them. Select your operating system and versionChange Detected operating system: HP says it’s a known problem Can anyone guess what their solution was? Nero PhotoSnap image editor Version: Min Hard Drive Space.

Select your desired files and a list of links will be sent by email. I am still in the process of putting my PC software back together. For information on changing drive letter assignments, click here.

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h; Or, view all available drivers for your product below. Now I get to spend the next several days reloading all of my software Turn the computer on. Remove selected files Download files.

I don’t want to have to bother with calling them, spending ages on hold and then so much bullshit admin to get it replaced, but i guess thats what im going to have to do. As long as both devices are jumpered to Cable Select, the devices should work properly, but again, it is better to use a standard IDE cable, like the one that ships with most of the HP drives to avoid potential issues.


The LED 1 is in the left half of the drive. I’ll post the outcome in a few days.

HP DVD Writer – Finding and Upgrading the DVD Writer Firmware Version

High Definition Audio Bus Driver v1. Processor Device Driver Version: Volume Shadow Copy Driver Version: Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor http: There is a general status LED 3.

It can play commercially made music CD’s. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.

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