If you are not sure which key to use, consult the documentation that came with your computer. At this point all you can do see if ti keeps working or not. Below are the links to the previous forums that helped me so that someone may be able to understand the steps that have been taken. Contact HP Customer Support for further assistance. Microsoft and HP didn’t find any issues. Before you begin Before you begin troubleshooting, ensure that AutoPlay is set to open the correct playback software for each media type.

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There should be a name listed for each installed drive. Checking the Windows Device Manager Device Manager is a Windows program that displays hardware devices installed on your computer that are vv2700 recognized by Windows. For instance I noticed that when I put in a CD with the drive tray pulled out it spins freely.

HP Pavillion not finding CD/DVD drive

In Device Manager, click the plus sign next to the type of driver you want to uninstall and reinstall for example: When I push it into the drive about an inch from all the way in something stops it from turning, but it may get past that as it goes farther in. New Products – more. Community Forum Software by IP. There’s also mention of using the optical drive connector as a handle when removing the motherboard. It’s right next to the RTC battery.


I’ve got the internal CD and hard drive at the bottom of the boot order list now but I still get.

It seems to have been put together from spare parts. While the tasks do not need to be performed in order, it is recommended that you perform them in order to be thorough. The Vista got thrown away. I have XP, that’s the only Windows I’ve got.

HP Pavillion not finding CD/DVD drive – Internal Hardware

I think I did the same with the word optical trying to find a part number. Inconvenient at best with multiple operating systems involved, but it doesn’t just work transparently. Select Boot Options then press Enter. Message 8 of 8. To automatically cr/dvd and install all updated hardware drivers, software, and firmware, use the HP Support Assistant to run a tune-up on a weekly or monthly schedule.

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The only odd thing I see in it is: If this does not resolve the issue, and dv700 have tried all of the previous troubleshooting options provided in this document, contact HP Customer Support. This is a link to a picture of the Intel version of one of the motherboards on eBay: Using the site is easy and fun. I haven’t had the motherboard out but there’s a cover on the bottom of the machine where the RTC battery is and the optical drive connector is at one side of that.


Please log in to reply. I assume if it’s plugged in far enough to put the screw into ddv2700 then it’s engaged far enough. In the File Download dialog box, click Run and follow the online instructions.

If your drive does not appear in Windows Vd/dvd or there is no response from the operating system when you insert a disc, then you should check for an entry in Device Manager.

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Windows will notify you when restarting is necessary. I have a HP Pavilion dv Produce kc45lua. This page requires Javascript. Message 5 of 8.

As I expected Linux seems to run on it just fine without adding anything special.