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HP dvd 740 doesn't recognize when blank discs are put in

Hi, my HP dvd 740 has most up to date firmware BUT when I use Nero to try and burn a project it won't spin the disk that I put in... it's like it doesn't even realize it's in there. These discs are the same brand I've used in the past with no problem - Verbatim DVD+R DL Any help? It's not StarForce (checked)

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Re: HP dvd 740 doesn't recognize when blank discs are put...

Check IDE cable connection. You might need a new IDE cable. I had the same problem, until I did the aformentioned. Hope this helps.

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