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DVD/CD writer Will read DVD discs but will not read CD discs.

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Re: DVD/CD writer

This is a common problem on HP laptops. Try updating the firmware on the DVD drive by searching on the web for the make and model number of the HP laptop and going from there.

Good luck...

Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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