Changed from XP to Vista in the process. Although, may test the EIDE by replacing the dvd with an old harddrive as a slave and see if I can access it.Again, any suggestions would be welcome. 0 Kudos 0 Driver is the same microsoft version# but 2 days apart on date with wife's the older date. Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum!
Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, tizeye Honor Student Posts: 3 Member Since: 03-05-2009 Message 1 of 4 (1,729 Views) Report Inappropriate Content DVD 1040d "disabled" Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Tried copying it as a know 'good' file, but Windows would not let me overwrite, nor would it let me delete for a straight copy in the windows/system32/drivers directory. This topic has been archived. http://www.driverscape.com/download/hp-dvd-writer-1040d-ata-device
Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting English Open Menu English Deutsch Español Français Português 中文 한국어 † The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. I've also removed and reinserted the EIDE cables to assure a good connection when working inside machine, and removed the driver forcing Windows to re-setup on the next boot.After doing all Any suggestions would be appreciated. 0 Kudos 0 Kudos 0 Kudos Everyone's Tags: Archivedsource-board-id:Hardwar… View All (2) tizeye Honor Student Posts: 3 Member Since: 03-05-2009 Message 2 of 4 (1,717 Views)
Required deleting one or two instructions in the registry.and works fine. or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic for Current User Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here, or click on "Post new question" above This topic has been archived.
Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here, or click on "Post new question" above GRRRR!I'm guessing the only thing left is to get a SATA drive to avoid the EIDE system on the motherboard. About the only thing I haven't done is remove the DVD drive from wife's computer and insert it. Second day, will not recognize the drive as I went to load other programs, Problem: Has power, will open, and spin up when DVD inserted, but never launches.In my troubleshooting. 1)
Help others.The HP Community is here for you. Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Archived Topics > Desktops (Archived) > DVD 1040d "disabled" Ask questions. First Time Here? The writeup in the article was a little different a I had a clean install with OEM software so there was no interaction with prior installed software, but the solution was
First day, DVD ran fine, loading Vista and several other programs. https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/lpg40607 Installed HP drive in wife's computer and works fine. Additional batteries are affected. Don't know if I can post a link, but see Microsoft Article ID: 929461.