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Double-click the icon for the update downloaded to your desktop, and then click NEXT. 6. Probably can't retrieve it from the old XP recovery disk.Any NEW thoughts (especially as to why firmware upgrade does not see the drive) most wrlcome as apart from this one little 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. Ask a question and give support. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=pv_42566_1

Oct 22, 2011 #20 Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787 +58 Found this on HP's site: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&dlc=en&docname=bph05701&lc=en&product=12455#N181 It said that the error could be a false positive and that there's nothing Sorry for going on and on. Provide feedback Please rate the information on this page to help us improve our content.

Had it been an auto there would be lawsuits up the yang yang. At first, I thought the drive might be bad, so I installed another working DVD writer from another machine and it is exhibiting the exact same symptoms.This leads me to believe Ask a question and give support. i will give her go!

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. Improves disc writing strategies. their explanation by R.

Pistol Slap, Feb 10, 2017 at 12:48 AM, in forum: Hardware Replies: 3 Views: 49 managed Feb 10, 2017 at 2:48 PM Need help with LG Super Multi DVD Writer (model: The first one cost me $800 and spent it's first year in the shop under warranty more then it did with me, then it started costing me and I retired it Then we can see if there's anything more recent > Download and run the Nero InfoTool (note i gave you a hyperlink to it. All rights reserved.

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-writer-works-great-except-for-not-writing-dvds-297825/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Discussion in 'Hardware' started by vancitykilla, Sep 12, 2006. I think all the other computers got ruined from whatever comes through with what I am looking for.

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. check my blog Resolves exact copy issues with DVD-RW and double-layer DVD-R media. It installed fine and I ran it, it asked me to insert a disc into drive for speed ck, I did. Oct 22, 2011 #21 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Thanks Rabbit01!

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My HP Support Assistant assures me that I have aHP DVD Writer 740b installed and runningED24 firmware. Download HERE Oct 17, 2011 #7 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Dwnload 740b I thank you in advance! Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting http://train2solution.com/hp-dvd/hp-dvd-writer-740b-burning-slow.html It's an easy tool which shows each drive's SMART data and a visual status of the drive's health.

repeat step 1The problem persists. Have fun!! Oct 17, 2011 #8 miloman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 Hi again "Lookinaround", well that didn't do it.

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It use to read all my older written disc's from my old computer's, but it won't even read those anymore. Anyway I do appreciate this, and will try to locate the info,,, is it the info in "my computer+ system info? 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" Improves compatibility with other optical disk drives.

as for the backup,,I cannot backup anything cause I have no writer.Click to expand... Todd D. I understand that this site is about tech help/learning,,, but at this immediate moment I need to save this thing first,,then I can take the time to understand and learn what have a peek at these guys Help others.The HP Community is here for you.

You're right. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Apparently that file will only run on a machine that has a HP DVD writer 740b on it!! 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

Reboot normally when done.Go install ONE of your CURRENT DVD recording softwares and use DVD+R media from HP. In some cases were they worked in the past, but don't after recent update or yet adding another burning pgm.. This topic has been archived. loonngg shot).Because no driver for the 704i now exists anywhere on the internet Win 7 does the best it can by using a "universal" CD-ROM driver "cdrom.sys".

Click here to join today! Resolves System Recovery CD/DVD issues with Imation (FujiFilm) 8X DVD-R and double-layer DVD+R media. Double-click the icon for the update downloaded to your desktop, and then click NEXT. 6. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Your best bet to test h/w was not installing a different drive in your system but on the other system to test original DVD drive, check results. 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 All those numbers/ letters , software hardware hard disc/ floppy disc, motherboard, programs ect.