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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 ). Get the answer g-pawJun 10, 2007, 9:17 PM No you can use either a SATA or PATA drive. Don't know what else to say other than the fact that I can't wait for this 25 pack of media to run out so I can try something else. As for the registry, how would i go about to check? check over here

But I cannot boot a Windows XP install CD on the drive, and when I try to use the drive for watching a movie or whatever, I get a message such If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Quote 24th Oct 200619:19 #8 Duff Lightbeer View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateJul 2003 LocationAustralia The HP DVD740i came with my new HP Pavilion Media Center For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. check here

Copyright © 2005-2017. Same disk in another burner doesn't rattle. I tried several commercal DVDs (movies) and when I try to play them I get a no disc in drive error. Just bought a new dvd burner(HP DVD740i 16x DL Lightscribe).

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  3. g-pawJun 15, 2007, 12:40 AM Quote: The NEC failed when i attempted to burn a cd.
  4. Burning labels with lightscribe is slow and hopefully will become faster with updates.
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or its affiliates Enter the characters you see below Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. It's just a pain to disassemble the computer to the point I can remove the drive. Quote 17th Jan 200600:59 #3 DavidEC View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateDec 2001 LocationWichita, KS, USA Per-HP and current versions of NERO CDSpeed [4.10] and DVDInfoPro One reads IDE as the optical, the other as SATA.Any thoughts before trying this?f61 evonguggJun 16, 2007, 2:44 AM Delete the drive in device manager and restart the computer.

Instant fix. Help others.The HP Community is here for you. But cd/dvds still weren't detected This might help you guys...when i insert a DVD, i can hear the drive spinning but the drive doesn't detect it and after a moment it If you are sure that the model in the table is the same as yours then you can click "Download" to go directly to the driver download page.

Specs say it has a dust seal on the door but I can't see it??? These new discs are also compatible with the latest 1X-16X speed for data writing as well. I also have an Epson R200 that prints on discs and that is what I use primarily. Forum Hardware DVD & Blu-ray Writers Problem with HP DVD740i + Reply to Thread Results 1 to 8 of 8 Problem with HP DVD740i Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this

when did the NEC die, and did you uninstall everything with it. Loading... When I run against the same G04 disk with the HP I only get the one Available Write Descriptor of 2.4x - the disk maximum. No, create an account now.

Tried 8x disc,tried 16x disc, only burns at 4x. check my blog That problem has been repaired and now this. Please try the request again. All rights reserved.

I have a question, tho, mine rattles like it is about to fly apart. This topic has been archived. HP DVD740I/b = LG GCA-4166B ??? http://train2solution.com/hp-dvd/hp-dvd-740i.html Don,t think that is problem.

Be careful of your updates, if it doesn't apply to you, DON'T load them!Other than that, go into bios and check the BOOT SEQUENCE and set it to optical drive as Thank you for any Help.... There is no need for printers and consumables for printing.

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With Maxell 8x DVD-R media it takes me anywhere from 35-50 minutes to burn a 4.7 GB disc depending on if I am using Nero or TDA. It seems like a neat idea although it isn't the fastest way to print labels and is supposed to get faster later this year. gtjazzman Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎07-31-2009 Message 1 of 3 (4,792 Views) Report Inappropriate Content HP DVD Writer 740b not recognizing DVDs Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to solved Should I use SATA 6 port for a blu ray optical drive, or will sata 3 be ok?

Labelflash also has more picture contrast and is adjustable by the user. First Time Here? After installing the new HP drive I found that when I went to burn a DVD-R (Ritek G04) in Nero, the only speed I could choose was 4x - the maximum have a peek at these guys Optical Drive using USB-to-SATA Adapter produces Code 43 solved Swapping my HDD (sata3) with my optical drive(sata2) to open up room for SSD solved What is the point of a SATA

Originally Posted by DavidEC Originally Posted by budz the HP 740 drive is either a LG or LITEON drive. There seems to be alot of confusion over this drive [at cdfreaks]... Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum! Latest tool updates EZ CD Audio Converter 5.2 Mirillis Action! 2.2.0 xrecode 1.51 Comskip 0.81.093 Streamlink 0.3.2 ProgDVB 7.17.6 DVDFab DVDFab HD Decrypter New media comments MAM-A Archive Hub,

Not a single coaster from that point forward (using discs from the same spindle of 8x discs that the 740i didn't like) Apparently the 740i works well on many systems but check out the LG & LITEON FORUM's at Cdfreaks.com. Fuji Magnetics GmbH announced that the Fujifilm DVD-R 1X-16X optical media for Labelflash™ technology would be available in the European market in early December. It burns at 8x all the time.

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 Advertisement Recent Posts Laptop Upgrade or not...Advice OverTallman replied Feb 11, 2017 at 12:52 AM (0xc000007b) error Noknojon replied Feb 11, 2017 at 12:42 AM Good Ideas! Uninstall NERO completely, find its left-over folder and shread it, use Regedit and delete the NERO keys.shut-down, turn-off.open case (Ground yourself and the case) and make sure the SATA cable for Ask !

If this happens, try VLC, it reads most media files. Labelflash™ technology advances the ability to burn high quality images directly into a specialised dye layer on the disc labelling side using laser for data recording. It seems to be acting more like a CD ROM drive than a Read Write drive.I have tried ALL the suggested fixes to no avail and yes my "shell detection" service Installed the latest nforce 4 drivers and everything works perfectly now!

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. keyworksJun 10, 2007, 11:05 AM Hmmm...i'm not using any programs to run the DVD/CDs, should it not simply detect and autoplay?And yes, I've tried a variety of CDs and DVDs.Oh also,