In closing, you didn’t answer my question so I can’t offer much help other than to repeat that you can try this free software that has no spyware. Open CyberLink Power2Go and verify that a drive name appears as the destination selection. If you are using a desktop computer, continue to Step 4. Turn on the computer and wait for Windows to start. Close the registry editor and restart the computer. This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge ESD.

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This page requires Javascript. If Windows recognizes the drive, you are finished. They just sent me a i If a LowerFilters value is listed on the right side of dgd registry editor window, select the LowerFilters value and press the Delete key.

HP DVD Writer 400i does not recognize anything

Scan for hardware changes again to attempt to detect the drive. These drives have a USB 2. Click Fileclick Exporttype a filename that is easy for you to remember, and then click Save. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing write information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Right-click the new LowerFilters value and select modify. Do the following depending on what is shown in the Device Status section:.

If Windows does not recognize the drive, repeat Step 2 to see if the drive name appears in Device Manager and troubleshoot disc burning software if wriher. Turn off the computer, unplug all cords from the computer, and then press the Power button on the front of the computer for five seconds. If you suspect that the drive might be bad after using these steps, test the drive to see if the hardware has failed. If a drive name is shown with an alert icon the drive icon is marked with an alert symbol,double-click the drive name to find more information.


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If a dvf name is shown with a disabled icon the drive icon is marked with an arrow pointing down,the drive has been disabled. To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface such as a conductive foam padand wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.

This drive has one USB 2. This drive has a swoop design on the faceplate, starting at the volume control 2 and ending in the upper right corner. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. If you are using a notebook computer running Windows 7 Turn off the computer and wait five seconds. Use these steps to troubleshoot this condition.

How does HP install software and gather data? I’ve tried with multiple blank disks, DVD’s, even retail game disks are not recognized, yet they work in the 2nd CD drive on my system. This drive has both a USB 2. Above the volume control 3 is the emergency eject hole 2. The “hp dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc”, or “hp dvd movie writer dc” label is on the left side of faceplate.


Use the steps in Software for burning discs does not recognize the drive to make the disc burning software detect the drive. Everything works great except my DVD Writer. There is a general status LED 3. It has been working fine ever since I did that. Under Programsclick Uninstall a program. Select Start and then Shut down from the power menu. The edges of metal panels can cut skin.

Reinstalling disc recording software in Windows 7 Upgrading the operating system or installing certain types of software can cause other recording software to lose their connection to the drive.

This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. If a System Restore does not resolve the problem, you can use Recovery Manager to return the computer software configuration back to its original state.

On the Software Program Reinstallation welcome screen, click Next.