These drives are silver grey with an integrated curved tray door. Version HI24 File Size: It is like it knows what I am attempting to do and goes into defiance mode. Already have an account? This drive has a different design than the previous models.

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This page requires Javascript. That’s another reason why problems are addressed in public forums vs private. It also burns with no problem to CD-R media.

How to Install Drivers After you have found the right driver for your device and operating system, write these simple instructions to install it. How would I know till I need them? 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.

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But this time just look for where it says firmware. I can read any that have been written, but not write. The computer is almost five years old.

Something else happened too. I assume I must be, cause I have the ability to destructive recovery or wipe out the partition like 740g did on the last desktop I mistakenly ruined. SEE what I mean, why didn’t the designer of this program go the simplified, less step method of install like adobe does?


If there is a wrier to correct the problem without purchasing a new drive that would be great. It can be frustrating when you want to do the simple and seems lots of work to figure out Run the Nero InfoTool again.

I will give your info a try. Join the community hereit only takes a minute.

If it was dust maybe all I need writeg do is clean the others? Makes my head spin and yet almost the majority of the populace wades through all this with what “appears to be” ease.

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I am lost without my burner. That’s one thing I like about 7zip, that you can look inside some of these installation files.

Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Now, while it’s still working, you should backup all the important files.

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This drive has a swoop design on the faceplate, starting at the left of the general status LED 1 and ending in the upper right corner. As to replacing the drive, Rabbit and others can probably help you more with questions about replacing it then I can Again, another reason the forums work well as a “collective” effort I probably won’t be able to post back again till tonight or maybe tomorrow night.


I was wondering if I could take one of the burners from another older xp and replace this one, I assume they are or so year and they use to work. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you – automatically. Then install this software. I can try system restore but if it shuts down now during restore,,could be the death of this one too.

Where is the encyclopedia? DVD writer Thankyou “lookaround”! Found this on HP’s site: I wasn’t able to find any software since I don’t know the exact model of your computer. Hello all this is my first thread. Virus Problem, Please Help. Join the community here.

This drive has one USB 2. I have never experienced a problem in the past.