So let’s move on to the next page where we investigate the HP drive’s reading capabilities. Javascript is disabled in this browser. Microsoft Filesystem Filter Manager Version: For this review, we will be posting the results of the HPb along with the results of the LiteOn s and the Plextor A, both latest technology drives. The drive has a general status LED 4. It can read commercially prepared CD’s and run programs from them. Modem Device Driver Version:

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The writed dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc” label is on the left side of faceplate. I had same problem and did some research and found a combination of firmware items that make my DVD writer work again.

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CD Recording Tests 7. Now my drive isn’t responding at all. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. High Definition Audio Bus Driver v1.

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So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 parts to not function while the others do so properly. Any one know of a phone 480b or process that you can go through to get this handled.


I have no idea why the tools are saying that t writes at 40X. But did it have to be this difficult. This drive has a USB 2. The new drive is the Toshiba Samsung drive mentioned by the other person on this link: Leave this field blank. HP MyDrive can be accessed via one of the three methods listed below depending on the version installed:. Promise Disk Accelerator Version: I’ve even reformated and reinstalled XP Media from scratch a couple times.

They want you to call back and let you explain the issue to a new person so that they don’t have to take responsibility for their bad advice. Microsoft Acoustic Echo Canceller Version: This drive has a swoop design on the faceplate, starting at the volume control 2 and ending in the upper right corner. It’s a broken dvd writer Unfortunately, being a Panasonic chipset based drive, it does not support region setting How does HP install software and gather data?

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Then work your way through these – remember the drive could be bad, could have a loose cable or slight corrosion on the contacts usually for a laptop and other issues. This should just be a recall on this burner. They are finally requesting I ship the drive back, but i distrust them so much that I wonder if I will get sent another defective drive. Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute.


Reads and rips fine but will burn a blank disk. I wonder how many people decide that they can just live with the problems because they don’t want to go through the pain of rebuilding their software?

My advice would be to look into getting a new DVD drive. The second wrriter worked great after I did a full system recovery.

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Please try again shortly. I’ve wasted tons of CDs trying to fix the problem. Models included in this document. I tried what Josh said by updating the driver firmware, nothing evd. Hewlett Packard Enterprise International.

If the HP MyDrive utility states a firmware update is available, click the Download latest firmware button and follow the on-screen instructions to vdd the firmware.