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Format disk message evertime i insert a disk (cd or dvd)

What is the problem with my dvd drive. everytime i insert a disk wether a cd or a dvd it always pop up a format disk message... i cant even view the files in the disk. please advice. thanks

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Sounds like you are driver deficient, eh? go to the HP website(through this printer driver link, if you wish) and give it a go

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