I had searched the PDF c Please contact us if you don’t know whether this drive fits for your laptop, we will be pleased to help you,thanks. First, use a straightened paper clip or something similar to open the tray there’s a small hole in the drive front for that purpose. This indicates whether there is a problem or not, and sets the stage for subsequent troubleshooting actions. I have a HP Pavilion dv Produce kc45lua. Not all compatible model is listed.

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Inconvenient at best with multiple operating systems involved, but it doesn’t just work transparently. Bought 6 Dells with it when it was current, it couldn’t run the Oracle software we needed, so we used XP Pro instead.

I was thinking more of a hardware problem. Windows will notify you when restarting is necessary. I also ran the online diagnosis from HP yesterday.

If you wish to say “thanks” for my effort to help, click the “thumbs up” to give me Kudo. Message 6 of 8. If reinstalling the default drivers does not correct the problem, continue to the next troubleshooting item. This page requires Javascript. I didn’t keep a copy.


If you have a question, please create a new topic by clicking here. I did look at this similar post but it didn’t help: Patterson, CA Local time: Log In or Register. Do not restart the PC. Click Startright-click Computerand then select Properties.

HP Pavilion dv DVD Drive HP-Compaq

Before you begin Before you begin troubleshooting, ensure that AutoPlay is set to open the correct playback software for each media type. I managed to install the BIOS update sp Didn’t find what you were looking for? New Products – more. Scan for hardware changes in Device Manager.

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Continue by checking in Device Manager. I just checked my device manager and now it is showing a dvd drive!

HP Pavilion Ze4900 Cd-rw Dvd-rom Optical Drive 371782-001 361890-hc0

This indicates whether there is a problem or not, and sets the stage for subsequent troubleshooting actions. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. It could be a cable, I haven’t opened the machine. While the tasks do not need to be performed in order, it is recommended that you perform them in order to be thorough.


HP Pavillion not finding CD/DVD drive

All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Register a free account cd/dve unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. As I expected Linux seems to run on it just fine without adding anything special.

This topic has been locked due to inactivity for a long period of time. Fits for Laptop model numbers: Select Boot Options then press Enter. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in.