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I m having Hp Compaq, DVD Drive only detects Cds not the DVDs?

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It is not softwere problem , many time we face same poroblem .if u have warrent time change it. for satifaction u can re install dvd progrram. once atime , to check thanks (nepal)

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check your CD/DVD driver is properly installed. you can check it by going in control panel, Clean your CD/DVD drive by any Cd/DVD cleaner.

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If you are having problem reading and writing cds and dvds. You can try running the following fix it patch from Microsoft. If the same doesn't resolve the problem , then you would have to consider replacing the drive. As the optical drive has a laser lens, that has life duration or capacity to read and burn disks . Once the same is reached you need to replace the drive.

FIX-IT link


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.... In future I propose u either to replace the drive by a DVDRW or u may buy an external slim dvdrw if u want to keep ur existing drive as well. 2nd solution is best BTW.

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Your DVD drive is missing the Burning Program not the driver. I found an update for your windvd software for windows 7 but you probably have to have the full program installed to run the update. Hope this helps.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=432985&prodNameId=500746&swEnvOID=228&swLang=8&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=ob-26952-1

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From what I have found, that system should come with a DVD-RW drive by default.
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  2. If the drive is ID'd as a DVD drive, but will not browse a DVD movie in MY COMPUTER then there is a failure of the DVD optics of the drive and it needs to be replaced.
  3. If you can browse a DVD, but not play one, then you most likely need a DVD codec installed to read DVDs. Search google for the K-Lite Codec pack.
  4. If you are trying to burn to DVD media, ensure you have a DVD buring software installed as XP has no native DVD burn capability.


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Most likely your CD-DVD burning software is corrupted. When that happens, the machine doesn't recognize the existence of the CD/DVD hardware. Clean up your machine, defrag, run a freeware registry cleaer-defragmenter (see C-net for a good one). Then Reinstall/upgrade your burning software (the Windows XP software is not sufficient) either from HP/Compaq, if it came with your machine, or the program website if you purchased it separately. You may find out which it is by using a marvelous freeware program called Belarc advisor.

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