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Presario R3000 quit recognizing the DVD/Writer

The laptap is about 4 years old. Just out of the blue, it no longer sees the DVD drive. It doesn't recognize it in setup either. The HP site has a link to this problem, but is unavailable.

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  • natewilson Mar 07, 2008

    Re-installed drive. Solved problem.

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    Tygh Duval May 11, 2010

    I think the fact the drive is not recognized in setup (aka the BIOS) is the key. Whether Windows is even installed or not, the drive should be recognized in the BIOS.


    1. Does the drive eject when you press the eject button?

    2. Is the drive easily removable or is it screwed in?

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Sometimes you luck out and it's an easy fix!

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

I removed the drive and reinstalled it and solved the problem. Thank you for your fast response. Obviously HP doesn't out us little people.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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