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Please do a full system scan for viruses in safemode by disabling the system restor.if not solved then reinstall your burning software.please post your findings

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How to get device manager to recognize SuperMulti DVD Burner? The player is installed (or was) and worked, but it suddenly vanished from device manager.


You should open the case and see if the power cable and sata cables are secured on the drive..... it is possible that the DVD drive control board has died. Considering there are many DVD burners out there for less than $20 the replacement should be cheap and simple.

Here's how to open and replace a CD/DVD drive from the HP site:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-Elite-e9000-Desktop-PC-series/3999455/model/4007356/document/c01761233/

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I have an HP pavilion slimline s3600f desktop pc and the optical disk drive doesn't seem to be reading cd's or DVD's.


Check the Device Manager to make sure that the OS does not have any issues with the device. If there is an exclamation point ( ! ), then Windows has issue with it. If there is an " ! " then right-click on the device and select update driver.

If the drive shows in My Computer, right-click on the drive and select "eject" from the list. This will verify that the OS is talking to the device.

Check your BIOS settings to make sure that it appears in the BIOS and is not disabled.

Also, Microsoft recently released an update to disable Auto-Play on CD/DVD drives. If Auto-Play isn't working (due to this update), then put a music/movie cd/dvd into the drive and open Windows Media player and try to play the disc through there.

The drive may not be "broken" it just may be that auto-play has been turned off by Microsoft.

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hello
at end of this instruction set, see link to review more questions/answers,as your issue with CD/DVD ROM will vary .


This document applies to HP and Compaq desktop computers with Windows XP, Me, and 98. Use this document to make Windows and the CD writing software recognize the CD or DVD writer drive. Start at Step 1; do not skip to other sections until Step 1 has been completed. Step 1: Does Windows detect the CD or DVD drive? Use Device Manager to determine if Windows is recognizing the drive:
  1. In Windows XP, click Start , and right-click My Computer . In Windows 98 and Me, right-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.
  2. In Windows XP, select Properties , click the Hardware tab, and then click the Device Manager button. In Windows 98 and Me, select Properties , and click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Click the plus sign (+ ) next to DVD/CD-ROM Drives (or similar) category.
  4. Do the following depending on what is listed in the DVD/CD-ROM drives category:
    • If the CD or DVD drive name is missing , the drive is not being detected by Windows. Close Device Manager and skip to the section CD or DVD drive is not recognized by Windows .
    • If a drive name is shown but is disabled (icon is marked with a red X, c00877300.gif ), the drive has been disabled. Right-click the drive name and select Enable . You may have to restart the computer to complete the enabling process. The drive should work correctly once it has been enabled. NOTE: If the drive cannot be enabled, a required service or driver that the drive needs is not functioning or has been disabled. Click the plus sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers and troubleshoot any problems found according to any error codes in Device Manager. Resetting the BIOS may also resolve this problem.
    • If a drive name is shown but contains an alert icon (an icon marked with an alert symbol, c00877301.gif ), then use the section Using Device Manager error codes to troubleshoot the problem. You may also use the next section Disc burning software does not recognize the original drive to reset the drive configuration.
    • If the CD or DVD drive is listed as normal but your disc burning software does not recognize the drive, Device Manager shows no special icons c00877302.gif . Windows is detecting the drive but the writing software does not. Leave Device Manager open and continue with the next section Disc burning software does not recognize the original drive .


here is a link that will give you several other questions and answers to CD/DVD ROM issues.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documentSubCategory?tmp_rule=11843&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=443069

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How do I disable the onboard video card? I have a new DVI card to install in Palvilion a1140n


Hi, you can disable your video card through the Device Manager. In Windows XP, right click on My Computer and select Manage, then double click Device Manager on the left side of the window that opens up. (In Windows Vista, it's called Computer instead of My Computer, but it's otherwise the same process.)

In the Device Manager, click on the plus sign next to Display Adapters to expand that category, and where you see your video card, right click on it and choose Disable. If you later want to re-enable it, just come back into Device Manager, right click on the card, and choose Enable.

Hope that helps!

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1) Ensure the Audio cable (Green or Blue socket) with a speaker and the arrow pointing out is connected to the speaker
2) Ensure that the Device manager Sound drivers are not marked as exclaimation marks nor disabled
3)Enabled sound drivers by clicking on enable this device in Device
Manager
4) Ensure the 4 pin flat headed audio cable connected from the Motherboard to the DVD-RAM or DVD-Rom or CD-Rom Drive
5) Call the manufacturer for online assistance if drivers need replacement on version selection

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Pc running xp does not recognise cd or dvd drives. since windows update


had this prob...control panel;system;device manager;drives;cd/dvd disable;reboot xp;go back to device manager;enable drives;reboot...hope this helps

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Problem with my DVD player on my computer


(Code 22 ) This device is disabled.

Enable the device by using Device Manager.

In Device Manager, click Action, and then click Enable Device. This starts the Enable Device wizard. Follow the instructions.

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HP Pavilion slimline s3401f DVD recorder does not work


hi good day.usually done with a DVD writer software problems.if you installer of Nero is also a software that might burn,you try to use other burn. hopefully I helped you..GOOD LUCK

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In your device manager, richt-click the device and select properties. Next check if it says the device is working properly and check if the device is not disabled. If it's disabled, enable it. Otherwise tell me what it says.

Regards Ronnie

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