Question about HP DVD1040i 20x Super Multiformat Dvd Writer, Internal Burner

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DriverHP dvd1040e DVD Writer

This is an external CD/DVD writer. Brand new. Manufactured Sept. 2008.

It will play CDs, but lightscribe labeling doesn't work. It does nothing when I try to create a label. Tried to find drivers on HP website - none to be found.

The only CD it came with is Nero 7 essentials, but I have Nero 8xx software and it wanted me to uninstall Nero 8 to install Nero 7. I did not do that.

I have Vista Home premium edition w/2GB Ram

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  • pairodocks Dec 19, 2008

    Thanks, I meant to add that I had already downloaded the lightscribe drivers.

  • pairodocks Dec 20, 2008

    Yes the discs are Lightscribe. I have used Lightscribe for 3 years.

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    I need a driver

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    Used to work but now will not write to DVD or DVD-RW.

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Http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadSection/

light scribe is actually a seperate program

Robert

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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    Roberta Smith Dec 20, 2008

    are the cd's you are using made for lightscribe ?




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