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10-16-2012 06:24 AM
I never used a Optical Drive so I hope my question makes sense.
I purchased on Sep 2012 a HP P2-1117BC x64 desktop which has a
HP A DH16ASCH Optical Drive. When I started to make a backup
of my system it automatically advised me to insert a DVD-R disc
to start the job and it also informed me that I would need 4 of
these to complete the job.
I never used DVD-R for downloading and always used CD-R so as
a consequence have no DVD-R discs. I put a CD-R into the drive
but it was rejected.
Is there a tutorial available where I can read how to acomplish
what I wanted to do.
HP dv7-1247cl X64 AMD 72
Windows 7 Home Premium
AVIRA &Windows Live Essentials
10-16-2012 06:43 AM - last edited on 04-19-2016 11:37 AM by OscarFuentes
Below is a link to the HP instructions for creating recovery media.
If you plan to use optical disks they MUST be DVD's. CD's will not work under any circumstances.
10-13-2013 03:38 PM
You buy DVD disks which are not the same as CD-R
and start agin.
The disks look alike so be careful that you are getting DVD and not CD. The DVDs hold much more but are also more expensive.