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Notebook DVD player

By Jhong
Aug 8, 2010
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  1. I upgraded from windows vista to windows 7 on my notebook and it does recognize the DVD player. My notebook is a HP pavilion Dv6636nr. Specs are as follows:

    Microprocessor 1.9 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-58
    Microprocessor Cache 512 KB + 512 KB L2 cache
    Memory 2048 MB DDR2 (2 Dimm)
    Memory Max 4096 MB
    Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA)
    Video Memory Up to 559MB
    Hard Drive 160 GB (5400 RPM) (SATA)
    Multimedia Drive LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD±RW with Double Layer Support
    Display 15.4" WXGA High-Definition BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800)
    Fax/Modem High speed 56k modem
    Network Card Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
    Wireless Connectivity 802.11b/g WLAN
    Sound Altec Lansing
    Keyboard 101-key compatible & 2 Quick Launch Buttons- HP Quick Play Menu and DVD
    Pointing Device Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical scroll Up/Down pad
    PC Card Slots

    * 1 ExpressCard/54 Slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)

    External Ports

    * 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
    * 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
    * 2 Headphone out
    * 1 microphone-in
    * 1 VGA (15-pin)
    * 1 TV-Out (S-video)
    * 1 RJ-11 (modem)
    * 1 RJ -45 (LAN)
    * 1 notebook expansion port 3
    * 1 IEEE 1394 Firewire (4-pin)
    * 1 Consumer IR

    Dimensions 14.05" (L) X 10.12" (W) X 1" (MIN H)/1.69" (MAX H)
    Weight 6.14lbs

    * Kensington MicroSaver lock slot
    * Power-on password
    * Accepts 3rd party security lock devices


    * 65W AC Adapter
    * 6-Cell Lithium-Ion battery
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,430   +185

    Don't recall for certain, but vaguely recall filter problems can occur when upgrading. See if this might apply [post=815753]CD/DVD or Disk Problems? How to Fix Problems Caused by Filters[/post]
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 14,359   +3,591

    OK, with that being exactly what you've written, I gotta ask, "is there a question in here somewhere"?
  4. Jhong

    Jhong TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I tried to delete the filters,but it didn't work. I tried to go to the BIOS setup and restore defaults but didn't work. Any other Ideas. Please help. I need my dvd player.

    Thanks in advance

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