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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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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?

A:CD/DVD Writer/BD Reader Not Recognized as Writer By Dell 8100

Try this:
Solved DVD drive missing - Windows 10 Forums

and this:
[FIX] Optical Drives (CD/DVD) Icon Not Showing in My Computer Window - AskVG

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A:Ideapad (Flex 15) touchscreen not working on upgra...

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...

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Ideapad-Flex-15-touchscreen-not-working-on-upgrade-to-Windows-10/td-p/2139721
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Hi motlotlegi Try reinstalling the driver - go to device manager, right click & select uninstall. Restart the laptop & Windows will reinstall it. Hopefully it should now work. If not then check Acer's support for your region to see if there is an updated driver.  

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Hi motlotlegi Try reinstalling the driver - go to device manager, right click & select uninstall. Restart the laptop & Windows will reinstall it. Hopefully it should now work. If not then check Acer's support for your region to see if there is an updated driver.  

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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? (https://www2.hgst.com/hdd/support/drivers.htm)

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Is Vista fully updated using Windows Update until no more updates are found?

"I've already scanned for viruses and cleaned the system"...

Did the scans find anything?
 

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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?

And what are you burning exactly? Because it must fit on the disc too
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What software were you using for burning cd's? I would strongly recommend doing a spyware scan with spybot as spyware can cause similar problems.
 

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A:DVD writer not working

AlanDavies,

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

DVD Drive error






Quote:
To resolve this problem on a computer that is running Windows 7, use the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to fix the problem. It checks for common issues and makes sure that any new device or hardware attached to your computer was installed correctly.

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The Windows XP CD writer can be a little flaky, try Deepburner, a freeware CD burner.

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http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems

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A:DVD writer not working properly

DVD RW drives have 4 lasers:
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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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1.) Have you tried inserting a needle or pin into the small hole on the door of the CD writer? That will eject the drive. If it still doesn't open automatically after initially opening using the pin/needle, there may be
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cd-drive-and-writer-not-working.991298/
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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.

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

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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.

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Changing-my-z600-processor-to-my-z400-processors-CPU-upgrade/td-p/5854559
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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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Video can be found here: www.youtube.com/watch

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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/Lenovo-ThinkCentre-M92p-2988-E2U-Video-card-upgrade/td-p/3297092
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-dvd-writer-cd-writer-combo-issues.303017/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-re-writer-not-being-picked-up-as-a-dvd-re-writer.482366/
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A:Is my new Hitachi HDD actually used

Do you mean that the 4 mounting holes of the disk have blue stuff in them. That could be for keeping the screws real tight. Check whether a screw will work in the holes.

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Are you trying to install windows on your notebook?

Can you post your specs.
Filling out System Specs
Dont Know What Hardware You Have..??
VistaForums SysInfo Tool - Vista Forums

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