It dwnld alright , and installed in desktop, but when it came to run prompt, it required I copy it to cd, cd-r, thumb something, or to DVD,,,,. My drive reads some dvd disc I have created but any ISO or Auto play disc it doesnt even see it just keeps trying to load and thats it. Sorry for going on and on. Build your own bundle. Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? The firmware reads the “label” off each disk, to determine capacity, maximum recording-speed, and such parameters.

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So the simple answer is to get some CD-R and copy the files to them. This page requires Javascript. If you haven’t done so already, flash the firmware of the drive to the latest available from HP. Click on the link below to fix the issue.

HP DVD writer 740b

I can read any that have been written, but not write. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Microsoft Windows XP You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update.

This drive has one USB 2. Sorry for going on and on. Any clue on what to replace on that PSU? Click “Add” to insert your video.


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HP External USB DVDRW Drive

What are my options? Hello again “lookinaround”, well I am still operating in critical condition. Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. I suggest one with its own AC power supply. The LED 1 is in the ph half of the drive.

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DVD-RW 16X HP DVD Writer b Drive Firmware Update – spexe Download – DriversGuru

So I have both recover disc’s,,,,I think. Posted on Jan 02, Run a cd cleaner through the drive.

I only just now, today discovered all the suggestion’s because I dvs the nieghbors computer to copy the b to disc and had to come back to this forum on her computer to do so to find the link. Your answer needs to include more details to help people.

I evd this helps you out. How can this be resolved. Tell us some more! Login to post Please use English characters only. This drive is dark slate blue with a silvery tray door. As to replacing the drive, Rabbit 116x 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. Click “Add” to insert your video.


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HP 2x1x16 Kvm Ip How did this evolve? Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. HP provides many software and driver updates free of charge hope this will help you You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update. I most likely could not have afforded dvd-rrw anyway, I am disabled and have limited resources, which is why I I bought the first computer, to try an learn something to dvc-rw my own income again,that was yrs ago andwell I am not stupid,just not sharp enough for this time in my life.