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DVD Writer GU40N (hitachi LGE) for Dell not working after win 10 upgra

Q: DVD Writer GU40N (hitachi LGE) for Dell not working after win 10 upgra

DVD writer not seen on my computer
unknown device (suspect is dvd writer)
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Preferred Solution: DVD Writer GU40N (hitachi LGE) for Dell not working after win 10 upgra

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This is possibly because the 8100 does not officially support Windows 10 (according to Dell).

Is there any way to get it recognized as a writer?

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Try this:
Solved DVD drive missing - Windows 10 Forums

and this:
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I solved the problem here for my sister's Flex 14.Press Windows+X and open Device Manager, go to Mouse and uninstall USB touchscreen.Solved the problem here...
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A:Are Dell and Hitachi inverter boards interchangeable?

is there a way I can tell what I now have short of taking the screen apart and looking at itClick to expand...

Answer: Take screen apart and look at it !
Basically Dell use different screens in same model laptops

Likely: Hitachi (but not confirmed)

Edit, no not interchangeable, sorry about that!
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Do you have the latest Hitachi drivers? (

Have you tried plugging the SATA cable into a different slot. (could be a dead connector, try a different lead)

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A:DVD Writer not working

Well you can't burn CD R discs (because they're read only)

Anyway, what program are you using to burn the brand new blank discs?
Have you tried other discs?

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A:Dvd Writer Not Working

Have you tried uninstalling the devices in Device Manager (Start...Run...type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter) and then rebooting to let Windows re-detect the devices?
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A:DVD writer not working


Welcome to the forums. Have a look at this page.

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Welcome to TSF sweetgirl. Please list your computer specs be as precise as possible (e.g. name and model of motherboard, cpu, ram, etc.)
Have you checked Device Manager for any conflicts? you will see a yellow question mark. Open your case (unplug power before doing so) and make sure all cables are seated securely.
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A:Dell Vostro 1400 laptop internal DVD writer not reading/writing DVDs..

Normally it can be attributed to the laser burning out. The drive uses a different wavelength to do CDs than DVDs. They often don't burn out like a light bulb but just can't do the higher wavelengths.

Optical drives are notorious for sudden failure. On a desktop it's no big deal - a $20 repair. But a laptop is expensive to do replacements on. I'd be bumming too.

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Check Device Manager for any devices listed with a yellow ! or red x

If there are any, those devices are at a minimum, missing drivers.
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A:help, my cd writer is suddenly not working. (hope this is right board)

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Is the cd drive detected by Windows?

I.E can you see the device in my computer?

Go HERE and read my post. You will notice a link to the free Everest programme. It will give you lots of info about your system.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Yes i tried to uninstall the drivers but after a boot up it shows the same thing nothing there for my CD drive. XP wont detect it for some odd reason and i dont know why? its been fine for two years now. I even downloaded the manufacture s driver and software but i still get nothing. Anyone have any ideas?
Just FYI its a (HP CD-writer plus 9100i)

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Hello All,

I have re-installed WIN XP PRo on my pc.

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I have done everything possible. (Uninstal, Reinstal, Removed the drive physically, etc)

I'm at my wits end.

Anyone have any ideas?

Worse case scenario....what if I purchase another Pioneer drive?

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I am putting down the details of the tag as they appear at the back of the computer
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S/N  [Personal Information Removed]
I presume they read;  Product: HP Pavilion dv40000
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Here is the Service Manual: Manual It uses DDR333 aka PC2700 SO-DIMM maximum 2 gigs.  This memory should work for you: For the replacement procedure, see page 5-15. The hard drive is shown at Page 5-7.  The hard drive type is EIDE aka PATA. This is "legacy" (obsolete) hardware and larger sized PATA drives are getting hard to find. There is no size constraint imposed by the BIOS or hardware, but the market may not supply you with anything bigger than about 320 gigs and it is going to be expensive to find a new one. The biggest I ever saw was a 500 gig but I have not seen one of those in years. You want to try to find a 5400 rpm or 7200 rpm model although 7200s are extermely hard to locate. 4200 rpm models are just too slow to use.  Here is a 320 gig on eBay for about $100:  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.
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[email protected]  To find out how much RAM your operating system supports running the following software: Regards.

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A:Intermittent WiFi issue following Windows 10 upgra...

Hi!FYI, this worked for me, finally a solution!Strangest thing--I uninstalled the Atheros driver. Did NOT reinstall it. After I uninstalled Atheros driver, a right screen Windows 10 style panel immediately appeared--either on notifications panel or in WiFi settings page, was sleepy, don't remember which--containing a labeled entry box for my wifi password. I entered the password and boom, the wifi worked. It's been working since.Again thanks. Will mark solved.

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A:Intermittent WiFi issue following Windows 10 upgra...

Which Win10 version do you have and on what Acer ? (Both should be listed in MSINFO32.
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A:Re: HP Pavillion unable to get wifi after an automatic upgra...

Hallo Karrinjerzy Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - you can usually get this by holding down the fn key and pressing esc, otherwise see Here for a guide on locating this information. and provide me what Wifi card you have?Could you please inform me what wireless card you have in your computer?This can be found under device manager.Right click on the windows icon in lower left cornorPress on device manager.Find a card with WIFI adapter or something with 802.11 in it. Thanks.

ZincasI am an HP notebook technician.Please click ?Accept as Solution ? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Click the Thumbs Up on the left to say ?Thanks? for helping!
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A perhaps more relevant question right now is if you want to stay with the unintentional Win10 installation or go back to your original factory-installed Windows 7 version? Jack E/NJ
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I found the fix here. Install Synaptics 19.15.2 Windows 10 64 Bit  even tough you have Windows 8.1.
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Hi @Gneiss, Welcome to the HP Support Community! I understand from your posts that you are having an issue with your HP Pavilion 15-p050ca Notebook and a error message Display drive Intel HD Graphics Drivers for Windows stopped responding and has successfully recovered. I would uninstall all that are listed in the Device Manager. Click the arrow next to Display Adapters to expand that category. Right-click on Graphics and select Update Driver Software if more than 1 Graphics adapter do 1 at a time. Choose the option to Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software.The Notebook should find and automatically install the updated driverAfter the installation is complete, restart your Notebook. It should automatically update with a new Driver and software. If you need to update the Display Adapters. I would follow the method of right clicking on them in the Device Manager only. This will update the drivers on your system to work with Windows 10. Please get back to me how this goes. If this post helps you to resolve the issue you can click the Thumbs up icon to show gratitude! Please click the Accept as Solution, to the right of the Thumbs up icon, if your issues is resolved.   Thanks.
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