Using external CD writer with XP

  Dols 16:13 30 Oct 03

Hi all,

My operating system is XP Professional. As my laptop does not have a CD writer built in I was trying to use an external CD writer (hp cd writer 8200 series). however I could not install the driver for this as there is a compatibility issue with XP. What should I do? and How can use the CD writer without having to change from XP.



  Limehouse 16:17 30 Oct 03

If you can find a Windows 2000 driver try that, it sometimes works.

  A_World_Maker 16:50 30 Oct 03

would this a good starting place? click here

  Dols 01:43 01 Nov 03


thanks for the advice. i got the cd writer driver installed but i am not able to use the writer software with XP. which one should i use, please advise. also is there any free software for that?


  dave h 11:30 01 Nov 03

A_World_Maker - Your link goes to a Scanner page, not a CD writer Page...

Dols...You could search the HP Site using A_World_Maker's link as a starting point, and find the latest driver for your CD writer.

What writer software are you using?

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