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Diamond_Regg: Microboards disc rolling problem

Hi diamond_regg

I'm Eugene and I've been trying to solve this exact problem and it has been very frustrating. I saw your post on fixya and I was wondering if you've resolve this issue.

You could understand how helpless I was and there has been no reply from microboards.

If you could help me or just me a heads up on the solution, I'll be stoked.

The printer just keeps rolling out the discs and it will not print at all no matter what I do

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1st thing you need to do is completely uninstall then re-install the PF-2 print driver.


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I'm guessing that _ANY_ IDE (not 'SATA') HP-brand reader/writer, provided that it has a "LightScribe" capability, could be purchased, and could be inserted to replace the "dead" reader/writer. For about $100, it's worthwhile to try this "substitution" to revive your unit.
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