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Need to update drivers
a: drive error
Hp cd writer does not require drivers on windows unless it is Windows 98/ME or earlier version.
a: drive error, it is an error with floppy, or floppy settings, not cd.
If floppy is present then floppy drive is probably faulty and in need of replacement.
You can bypass the problem accessing to bios setting. Usually you have to press a key on startup to start bios settings.
Once you access settings you have to change the error prompt setting. The computer will start the same but you won't be able to use the floppy.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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windows 7 should automatically search for and find the correct drivers
Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard
if you are still unable to locate drivers for windows7
it might take some time being a freeware driver solution
note: it will find all of your outdated drivers
this is a free driver solutions
they will automatically search for and find the correct driver
hope it helps
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since you have not stated what the problem with your dvd writer is i will have to guess
Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to cd/dvd rom drives right click properties then properties again then tick enable cd digital cd audio for this cd rom device or scroll to dvd regions select the no _ for your specific area
If this does not fix the problem you might try
Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs
Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete
After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer
Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or
you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark?! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
hope this helps
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