Warranty information HP Product. I did try to find a HD this morning while in town, but all that was open at the time was wal-mart and they had nothing but discs and thumb thingys. Hp b Burner won’t recognize blank CDs Jul 14, I was wondering if I could take one of the burners from another older xp and replace this one, I assume they are or so year and they use to work. These are best if you aren’t concerned about any of your data sitting on a server on the internet probably not good if that includes very private data, income tax returns, etc.

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HP DVD WRITER 740B resources, firmwares and drivers

I HOPE this is the right place! HPDVDb Hi lookinaround, hope my joking about a peanut butter sandwich in the disc tray as a bribe didn’t 74b you to give up on my troubles. I will give your info a try.

Please try again shortly. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. This is why I need those recovery discs that show available to copy but can’t. Then shuting down the unit I removed the writer and put it back together and reinstalled it, turned on the computer and 74b the second disc.

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Thinking of going way back,,like to cave days. Hard drive space required 1GB free for software installation. I know there’s lots of information overload. Ask a question and give support. I think all the other computers got ruined from whatever comes through with what I am looking for.


HP DVD Writer – HP dvd740i Product Specifications

Here is what I’ve done. I will leave it on for as long as it takes to hear from one of you,,thanks again,better hold off buying a new writer though,, might have to buy a whole new computer to use, “but that is not happening, not again. Hi miloman I can understand your frustration with computers!

So I removed that unit, and replaced it with another and after the computer installing it’s driver, it would read but not write,, I then took the last unit,Not the b,apart and though I did not see any dust, I cleaned the laser and hooked it up open to the patch cords, inserted a disk and it would read. Warranty information HP Product.

So I have both recover disc’s,,,,I think. SMART data includes a set of data counts indicating how often different disk errors occur. This is my 5 th Microsoft product computor in 6 years, and the recovery disk option is prompting me periodicaly to create these,I really need these cause this junk is so un stable it will end up in the junk heap along with all the others if I don’t,,pretty soon I feel.


There’s also instruction on running hard drive diagnostics.

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Actual drive performance depends on PC configuration. Hi miloman No, i haven’t given up. Where is the encyclopedia? Or, How about I go to the Public Library and try copying a disc of that program from there and then bringing it home to install on this,,would this work if possible.

Yes, my password is: I most likely could not have afforded it anyway, I am disabled and have limited resources, which is why I I bought the first computer, to try an learn something to generate my own income again,that was yrs ago andwell I am not stupid,just not sharp enough for this time in my life.

Items included 740bb the box Item. That’s another reason why problems are addressed in public forums vs private.

Drive recording performance Write. Sometimes ya just got to give it a break and find some humor in it. Given the new problem I have “Harddrive failure iminent” message, I guess I better wait till I know what is fixin to happen.

Found this on HP’s site: