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Hp dv4155cl with XP. cd fvf combo no longer works

I did diagnotics and does not even recognize any cd on the drive.
ask me to close the door when the door is already close

i can not install any software from cd/dvd drive

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Try System Resore to a time before this issue cropped up.

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Doesn`t work all the time and makes a whirring noise, do i need to buy a new cd/dvd drive?


Before you beginTo determine if the CD or DVD drive displays on the My Computer screen, follow the steps below.
  1. Turn on the computer and remove any discs from the CD/DVD drive.
  2. In Windows 98 and Me, double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop. In Windows XP, click Start and then My Computer .
  3. A CD/DVD drive icon displays on the My Computer screen when Windows recognizes the drive. If Windows recognizes the drive, find and use a section below that pertains to the CD-writing software with the issue.
  4. If the drive does not display on the My Computer screen, go to the Microsoft support website and search for documents on missing CD DVD drive .
RecordNow by Veritas/HP/Sonic does not recognize the CDRW or DVD+RW driveIf RecordNow does not recognize the CDRW or DVD+RW drive, follow the steps below.
NOTE: Install any updates for the RecordNow engine available on the Sonic support web site (in English). Step 1: Uninstalling RecordNowTo uninstall RecordNow to reset the software and cause it to look for the CDRW or DVD+RW drive again, follow the steps below.
NOTE: The steps below pertain to Windows XP.
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel .
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs .
  3. Select Record Now and then click Add/Remove .
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions until the uninstaller finishes.
  5. Select DirectCD and then click Add/Remove .
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions until the uninstaller finishes.
  7. Remove any discs from the drives and restart the computer.
Step 2: Installing RecordNow using Application RecoveryAfter Windows restarts, install the RecordNow software to begin creating CDs.To install the RecordNow software, follow the steps below.
  1. Click Start , All Programs , HP Tools or Compaq Tools , and then Application Recovery .
  2. Click Application Installation and then click Next .
  3. Select HP Record Now or Sonic RecordNow! and then click Install .
  4. The installation automatically installs all files. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Restart the computer after the installation completes.
The HP Record Now or Sonic RecordNow! software should now recognize the CDRW drive. Back to topRoxio (Adaptec's) Easy CD Creator does not detect the CDRW driveEasy CD Creator produces an error message when it is unable to detect the drive, such as: There are currently no supported CD Recorders available...To prevent these errors from occurring, follow the steps below.
NOTE: Windows XP is not compatible with Easy CD Creator 4 and earlier. If the HP Pavilion computer was updated to Windows XP from Windows 98 or Me, use the native CD writing ability in Windows XP or purchase and install CD writing software that is compatible. Step 1: Installing updates for Roxio (Adaptec) Recording Software If the recording software is from Roxio (formerly Adaptec), go to the Roxio software updates page (in English) to obtain any software updates that are available for Easy CD Creator (with or without CD Copier or Direct CD). If Roxio still does not detect the CDRW drive after installing the updates, continue to the next step. Step 2: Changing the CD drive letter back, if it changedUpgrading to Windows 98 or Windows Me can change the drive letter to a different letter and make the drive undetectable to Easy CD Creator. To change the drive letter back to F or another previously designated letter, follow the steps below.
  1. Right-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.
  2. Click Properties . The System Properties window opens.
  3. Click the Device Manager tab.
  4. Click the plus sign next to CD-ROM .
  5. Double-click the CD-ROM name and then click the Settings tab.
  6. Under Reserved drive letters , select M (or the previously assigned letter) from the drop-down list. Be sure that both the Start drive letter and the End drive letter are the same.
  7. Click OK , Close , and then Yes .
  8. Restart the computer. If Easy CD Creator continues to fail to recognize the CDRW drive, continue to the next step.
Step 3: Uninstalling Easy CD CreatorIf the above steps fail to make Easy CD Creator recognize the CDRW, recover Easy CD Creator by uninstalling it. Recovering Easy CD Creator resets the software and causes it to look for the CDRW drive again. Be sure that you have the last recovery disc of your Pavilion recovery disc set before continuing.uninstall Easy CD Creator, Step 4: Installing Easy CD Creator using Application Recovery

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My CD/DVD player no longer works!!! HELP!!


If you are using windows XP, right click on "My Computer" go to "Properties" click on "Properties" it will Bring up a System Properties window. click on "Hardware" tab. in the middle you will see a tab that says "Device Manager" click on that. Look in the list to see if your Cd/DVD drive is shown. If it is and has a big yellow "?" on it or a yellow "?" with a "!" on top of the yellow "?" then the CD/DVD drive is still being recognized by the motherboard. In this case, replacing the driver will most likely do the trick. If you are running Vista, or Windows 7, access the Device Manager by right clicking on "My Computer" then go to "Properties".it will pop up a "Control Panel Home" window. The first entry is the "Device Manager" click on that to open the device manager. From there, the same thing applies to the XP instructions. If the CD/DVD is not listed in the list, try rebooting the system then repeat the process. If the CD/DVD still does not show up, there is most likely a problem with the drive or motherboard not recognizing the drive. If the latter seems to be the issue then taking it to a reputable repair facility might be your only option. If it is the yellow "?" you should be able to find the driver at HP's website http://www.hp.com/#Support once this is downloaded, double click on the file and it should start running the driver installer. Then just follow the prompts of the installer.

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Cd drive does not work.


Hi,

When you interrupt the boot sequence and go to the BIOS screen, does it recognize that there is a device at that point. If not it looks like the CD drive is U/S. If it does recognise it at BIOS ... try reloading the drives for the CD ... or upgrade to the latest.

Cheers,
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Sep 26, 2009 | Gateway M675 Notebook

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Hello my friend, Y need your help my problem is: my cd/dvd combo not recognized by my bios the cd/dvd open and close but windows xp and linux not recognized I think my problem is the bios for the notebook...


You will need to download the latest drivers, check device manager under control panel and make sure the device is enabled.
Check to make sure your cd rom installation has been installed correctly.

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TEAC DW 552g DVD/CD rom combo drive, CD works, DVDs dont


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Dvd drive will read/play dvds but will not recognize a cd


go to safemode and try reading CDs in safemode. If your burner still can't read CDs then it's most likely bad. You could get an external usb burner.

Mar 18, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

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HP Pavillion dv9000 cd/dvd driver has problems


I would recomend replacing the cd drive, a driver update would not resolve this issue. It sounds like hardware to me. I would search on ebay and get a used or like new one and replace it yourself if you know how to replace it. The HP website will show you how to do it yourself.

Please post update

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I have a HP Pavilion dv4155cl LapTop, I need the video driver, because it's not working any more.


You can download the latest video driver from the HP WEB site, their support/download page. Make sure you select your model laptop and the Windows version of your video card.

Are you sure that your video driver need reinstalling?
If you are not sure that your LCD screen is working, connect an external monitor to the laptop's video output connector.

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DVD-RW IBM A31 Thinkpad problem


I take it you are trying to "send to" files to the DVD-RW?You can't burn a DVD just with windows XP . It only supports CDRW drives.

Get commercial software like Roxio or Nero, or download a free CD burning program like this one:

www.cdburnerxp.se

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The virus and the Disck drive problem are not related. The disk drive has two lasers- one for CD one for DVD- one of the appears to have failed. Get hold of a CD drive cleaner. - this is a disk with a little brush on the underside and a bottle of fluid. try thats first. If that does not work then it is a new drive- unless you are happy to read only DVD's

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