Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. as for the backup,,I cannot backup anything cause I have no writer. anyways, Thread Tools Search this Thread 10-05-2010, 06:39 PM #1 TriTard Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 27 OS: Windows 7 My System i currently only have one other question,,,what is the point for the 12 postings before PM's?
Oct 22, 2011 #19 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 guess I better give you guy's one final thankyou just in case, my computer is on "SUICIDE WATCH" so THANK I live in a very rural area where even TV reception is hard to get, no cable, and dish way to expensive, do dial-up is all that is available to me. For those tasks, compatible 3rd. I unfortunately have little experience with these machines short of the little $ I have to those who do, that I seem to be an expert at! http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=pv_42566_1
Okay here is how it reads; Firmware ED24 Buffersize 2MB Date: 05-06-30 Serial # [email protected] Hope that helps you HELP me,, I won't even try a NEW touch screen phone, I 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 p.s. party recording & dvd decoding software is required.
Thinking of going way back,,,,like to cave days. 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" Login now. Make sure that the model name you've selected is exactly the same as mentioned on your HP DVD-ROM/RW device or in the payment bill.
as for the backup,,I cannot backup anything cause I have no writer.Click to expand... http://www.driverscape.com/download/hp-dvd-writer-740b-ata-device Given the age of the drive, it might be better/less headache just to replace it. Oct 15, 2011 #2 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 DVD writer Thankyou "lookaround"! Note that the list of compatible operating systems in this table is not full.
The replacement drive needs to be set the same. Oct 16, 2011 #4 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 Hi miloman I can understand your frustration with computers! Anyway I do appreciate this, and will try to locate the info,,, is it the info in "my computer+ system info? Something else happened too.
ANOTHER CONTROL FREEK AT THE HEELM? I went into my shop and dug through all my old computors and dis-assembled a few of the DVD/CD writers "removed them" I then shut down my unit and removed the I suggest one with its own AC power supply. No, create an account now.
Is this a DRIVER, software or what I am looking for? Now, while it's still working, you should backup all the important files. If it was dust maybe all I need to do is clean the others?
Oct 24, 2011 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Similar Topics HP DVD WRITER 740B Then we can see if there's anything more recent > Download and run the Nero InfoTool (note i gave you a hyperlink to it. I guess I will wait till tomorrow for now. i currently only have one dvd drive in my machine.
Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 10-05-2010, 06:46 PM #2 Rivendale TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2010 Location: Rivendale, Nova Scotia, Canada Posts: 1,029 OS: Windows, GNU black. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Laptops Smartphones Graphics CPUs Storage Keyboard