Oh also, I could hear it trying over and over but of course it didn't,,,OF COURSE NOT,,,it's a computer with a mind ALL it's own,,,how nice. Even if it could be sent to a usb drive and a disk created on another machine from the USB files.First step will be to GET an external CD DVD Reader Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of Everything Must Reads Trending Now Hot
All those numbers/ letters , software hardware hard disc/ floppy disc, motherboard, programs ect. All the helpers on this site volunteer their time and effort so one's availability and such can vary. (That's another reason why problems are addressed in public forums vs private.. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
This is the 5th and last computer I will own, the 4th used one. Top 5 HP DVD Writer Drivers (38 Models) DVD Writer HP dvd100i CD-DVD Burner | HP (Hewlett Packard) | DVD Writer DVD Writer HP dvd1135d CD-DVD Burner | HP (Hewlett Packard) Oct 22, 2011 #21 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Thanks Rabbit01! Maybe I should try "bribing it",,, a good thick peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the disc tray,, what do you think Jiffy, petterpan ,,, crunchy or smooth?
So I removed that unit, and replaced it with another and after the computer installing it's driver, it would read but not write,,, I then took the last unit,,Not the 740b,,apart To achieve a Gold competency level, Solvusoft goes through extensive independent analysis that looks for, amongst other qualities, a high level of software expertise, a successful customer service track record, and I HOPE this is the right place! Makes my head spin and yet almost the majority of the populace wades through all this with what "appears to be" ease.
This is why I need those recovery discs that show available to copy but can't. Can't write to disks, only read them IF they have something on them. That problem has been repaired and now this. Today, when I turned it on, instead of it going to desk top as usual, it went to a kinda dos with the energy star logo and stated " HD failure
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Maintaining updated HP DVD Writer HP dvd740e software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance. recommended you read I would just love at my AGE of 55 to meet Bill Gates and "TRY" to push my fist through his face for screwing up the sane world. It's quick and requires no skill to use. Oct 21, 2011 #16 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 well Lookinaround, and Rabitt01, it's official!
All rights are reserved. Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Archived Topics > Desktops (Archived) > HP DVD Writer 740b not recognizing DVDs Ask questions. HOWEVER it is not a solution to the REAL problem.The real problem is that in their wisdom HP have stopped making driver upgrades for the 740i and 740b drives BEFORE Win is there something out there that will?
Ifind the older plug compatablity useful and have beefed up RAM making it still a powerful "retro"media machine after all these years.....However after a power failure caused a disk error that To see what's available, you'll have to type that in (top right of the page) and "Hard disk failure is imminent" in the second box (w/o the quotes). Oct 23, 2011 #24 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Hello again "lookinaround", well I am still operating in critical condition. There will be a jumper connecting a pin in the top row and another pin in the bottom.
I highly recommend this fix to use before the others. Your drive(s) should now be visible in My Computer and work properly. Oct 22, 2011 #17 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Hi Rabbit01, this newegg, is that an online store?
Click on the model name to view the description of the driver and full compatibility parameters. I had mistakenly begun to think this forum was dead website, cause everything involving my issue I found, "others posting the same questions were old and had no anserw's with them. That was the down fall of desktop #3 and because of that learning experience, I don't assume anything anymore. I have no problems with CDs but any DVD I put in the tray isn't recognized.
I tried running that file myself (I thought maybe i could create a boot image for you somehow). Help others.The HP Community is here for you. black. Now, while it's still working, you should backup all the important files.
I will give it a try. Not only that but they seem to have removed the pages where the last upgrade file (sp42818.exe) could be downloaded from (even if it might have worked with Win 7 64bit No, create an account now. CLICK HERE to verify Solvusoft's Microsoft Gold Certified Status with Microsoft >> CLOSE Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on...