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HP DVD 1040i not recognised by software

None of my lightscribe software or Nero recognise my dvd as lightscribe able. I disconnected the drive and reconnected it but nothing.

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    I have the same problem!!!



    XP recognizes the drive, I can see it when browsing but I can't find software that will see it. So it is not usable. I can't burn any DVD's. HP tech support is clueless. I will not buy HP anymore.



    Help!

  • thysdup Apr 21, 2009

    Problem was solved after I reformtted my machine because of a virus problem.

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Try using device manager to remove the drive, restart and Xp will load the drivers again. This fixed my errant drive. Hope it helps you too.

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