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Too bad for me I had to spend 5 hours on with tech support to get nowhere. My problem is similar yet slightly differs from yours. The drive light stays on and the drive continues to spin, however it is not responsive to Windows or the eject button. Hi, Take a look here: Our new article section – find out all you need to know with these easy to understand and helpful articles Contact Email us Tell us what you think. Make sure all additional drivers installed by these softwares are uninstalled same goes for registry keys Step 3.

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It recognizes the unverified ones without any problem. They said they could get me a refurbished NECA, which I don’t care cause I’m not able to burn anything with this drive anyway. Back Shortly Leave A Message.

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All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. I’ve written about DVD’s with my device as part of my compaq nx notebook with verify on and then about 20 without. I’ll come back to let you all know if it worked out.

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Since two weeks the device doesn’t recognize the verified own-written dvd’s anymore. I have the same problem. Here’s what worked for me. Has anyone found out a solution to the problem?? I believe its the media being used and maybe not the burner although an updated firmware release would be nice all around. Our new article section – find out dvd-rww you need hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n know with these easy to understand and helpful articles My problem is similar yet slightly differs from yours.


Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I think that we are all having issues with this drive. Hey, okay I’ve been grappling with this problem for about a year and a half now ever since I’ve bought my zd I’ve had the drive replaced 3 times!!! Would hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n lead me to a stable driver so i could set it up personally? Manual Configuration vca Automatic Update.

I hope this helps and may HP get what it deserves.

Guess what, I get the windows recovery thingy on the disk and no other disk provided, and on top of that, the CD Key for Windows does not match the CD key that is on the casing of my computer.

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n matches as you type. Okay, coming to the soution of the problem, it appears as though there is a problem with the firmware AND hardware, it hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n recognize all media and the default calibration settings are incompatible with most media which is why it never burns most of the time.


I placed a call with Dell tech support and they sent me a new drive, which ended up being a NEC. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. I started a thread with the exact same issues that you guys are having and after reading this thread and watching the one I started I must say I’m disappointed with hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n participation level of Dell. I use Nero 6.

This drive is a joint effort between Hitaci LG and Goldstar. To add to the hl-dt-sst, if I reboot with disc 4 in hl-dt-st dvd-rw gca – 4040n drive it is accessible via Explorer.

The manufacture gives no firmware to download or anything. Hi Everyone, I have the same issue withthe samedrive but in a Dell laptop. This means they shoudl replace it.

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Can One carry out manual replace not understanding which 4040b is applicable? I would suggest that you burn at 2. The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.