But still reads and writes CD. HP even sent me a new b.. The “dvd writer dvde” label is on the right side of faceplate. It cannot read any home burned media at all, not even media that it has written. Did this solve your problem?

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I kept getting an error because “in order for MyGamesTM to” I needed to cause this account to be an Adminstrator account. All I was doing when I realized I dvdd a problem was trying to copy some photo’s onto a CD to take to my folks.

Hence the Panasonic chipset.

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After 3 months of waiting for an easy fix to appear — today I bit the bullet and did the “destructive reformat” of my C: Terminal Server Driver Fvd Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

Did anybody ever find what file Josh was talking about.

How does HP install software and gather data? Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: This thread is locked. Manually try this fix if the Fixit did not work http: I had same problem and did some research and found a combination of firmware items that make my DVD writer work again.


The drive has a general status LED dv. Asia Pacific and Oceania.

Unfortunately, being a Panasonic chipset based drive, 8440b does not support region setting I’ve had absolutely no responses or help from anyone from HP, what they told me to do hasn’t done anything, I’m wary to reinstall my OS but apparantly that won’t even help, this is very upsetting and should be an easy problem to fix. There is a general status LED 3.

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I am still in the process of putting my PC software back together. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. Installed and had exact same problems as first replacement drive.

At one point, when I opened the drawer, there was this awful grinding noise and then the drive was dead as a doornail to any media I tried in it until I rebooted the system. I’ve spent 4 hours with HP support and am at the same place I started.


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This drive has a swoop design on the faceplate, starting at the volume control 2 and ending in the upper right corner. HP is not the only company that does this. The second unit worked great after I did a full system recovery. The new drive successfully wrote to both sides of CD-Rs that were previously rejected on both sides by the Hitachi drives.

Nero AG Version Check: All LEDs, buttons and connections are installed in the right side of the drive, starting with the Eject button 4and following with the Drive activity light 3the Camcorder activity light 2and the Transfer button I have used sonic, nero, media centre, etc.

Fvd will send a third replacement drive. But still reads and writes CD. Has anyone come up with anything yet, or am I looking at replacing the drive?