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Hp 1040i xp problem

Hi i installed my HP 1040i dvd burner on my pc with window xp home, but the burner wont read HP DVD+R blank dvd. It will only recognize the dvds as blanks Cd's.

I already tried to install it on two different xp pc and wouldn't work. But when i installed it on my Vista pc it worked just fine.

So the error is with window xp but i do not know how to correct this. Is there and drivers i would need? Ide driver? Please help.

I tried updating the drivers through window update but is said there up to date the driver's date is 7/1/2001 all the ide connector are firmly in place and the burner is on master jumper. Hp 1040i xp problem I installed my HP 1040i dvd burner on my pc with window xp home, but the burner wont read HP DVD+R blank dvd. It will only recognize the dvds as blanks Cd's.

So the error is with window xp but i do not know how to correct this. Is there and drivers i would need? Ide driver? Please help.

I tried updating the drivers through window update but is said there up to date the driver's date is 7/1/2001 all the ide connector are firmly in place and the burner is on master jumper

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    Downloaded NERO that came with DVD1040. I have XP and unable to burn photos on DVD.

  • Belenos Dec 17, 2008

    It's so ridiculous that this is happening. I just wanted a dvd-burner and nothing seems to fix this short of exchanging it and hoping. Theres gotta be someway to fix this.

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