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still didnt solve the problem. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... My HP Support Assistant assures me that I have aHP DVD Writer 740b installed and runningED24 firmware. I initially thought the problem was with the DVD+R I was using but I also have a Slimline s3132w with a DVD writer installed and it burned and read the same this content

Please try again later.Sign in to comment Showing 0 of 0 commentsSort by: Newest Oldest There was a problem loading comments right now. Specifically "Adds support for additional DVD-R and DVD+RW media"If you DO NOT have a 740 B DO NOT use this firmware update. Here's my problem: it will not burn on DVD+R disks. 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

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Also could the drive be getting confused thinking a blank disc is a lightscribe disc in upsidedown ready for printing? Sign inAccount & ListsSign inAccount & ListsOrdersTry PrimeCart0 Your Amazon.comToday's DealsGift Cards & RegistrySellHelpClick to call our Disability Customer Support line, or reach us directly at 1-888-283-1678 HP dvd740i Internal 16X Improves compatibility with double-layer DVD-R and double-layer DVD+R media. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/hp-dvd-740/e7d14a74-d575-4473-bf1e-b1941a1ac022 The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

I'd wait for the next generation of drives to arrive. Its just that I'd like to burn some lightscribe disks, and those only come in DVD+R. 4 1/22/2006 (1:58 am) by Ray Bay Ray Bay (3949 Posts) Perhaps you can Find the product you want to reference on Amazon.com2. nothing comes on the monitor,...

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Additional batteries are affected. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f149/hp-dvd740-not-playing-dvds-519704.html Luanglueon April 17, 2007The drive is a little slow and the Lightscribe feature prints are a little faded looking. Follow on-screen instructions. 7. Paste the web address in the box5.

How well will that work? 7 10/24/2006 (4:42 am) by Whiskers Whiskers (1964 Posts) I have this exact model and had the same problems. Can't write to disks, only read them IF they have something on them. Paste the web address in the box5. If you have a question, please post a new topic.

its not working perfectly but at least its working 10-06-2010, 05:38 PM #10 Rivendale TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2010 Location: Rivendale, Nova Scotia, Canada Posts: 1,029 So I was hopeful when I found that there was an HP upgrade from theED24 firmware (sp26595.exe -DVD-RW 16X HP DVD Writer 740b Drive Firmware Update ). anyways, i recently rebuilt my computer (new parts, case, etc) and installed windows 7. have a peek at these guys First Time Here?

gtjazzman Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎07-31-2009 Message 1 of 3 (4,804 Views) Report Inappropriate Content HP DVD Writer 740b not recognizing DVDs Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to I had done so before but removed it because my Linksys Wireless Adapter(PCI) wouldn't function with it installed. Improves disc writing strategies.

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 2200 laptop.

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Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I haven't had any issues with mine since updating the firmware. About Contact Us Archives Glossary Forums Archive AdChoice Advertise AdChoices PCMag.com ExtremeTech ComputerShopper Logicbuy Toolbox.com ziff davis 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 English Open Menu English Deutsch Español Français Português 中文 한국어 † The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP.

the dvd drive can read and run pc games and driver cds just fine. Forums > Gadgets > HP DVD740e problem "HP DVD740e problem" Started 6/15/2007 by Ray Bay in Gadgets Forum (7 posts) 1 1/21/2006 (7:44 am) by Jaime Blalock Memorex to sony or tdk or something similar? Username: Password: Cancel Forgot Username / Password?

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 Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads If you cannot find your product on this site, go to HP Support Center - Hewlett Packard Enterprise . Click here to Register a free account now!

Find the product you want to reference on Amazon.com2. As for needing them, it's fine using DVD-R disks, that's not the problem. Please, any help would be greatly appreciated!!! HOWEVER even if I run it in XP compatable mode it returns the message that I do NOT have aHP DVD Writer 740b installed and therefore no upgrade is required.The label

Blank floppy diskette, recordable CD (CD-R), or USB Thumb Drive.