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Old HP DVD 300C Driver (Problems burning .ISO)

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October 16, 2011 1:23:30 AM

Trying to use ImgBurn to write my Windows 7 .iso file onto a blank (Yes, its a blank brand new I have a full stack of DVD+RWs 4.7GBs) DVD and it's just being a PITA. :fou: 

Not sure if the problem is with my HP DVD 300C firmware or what. I tried to update the firmware and get some CRAP saying that I need RecordNow but then when I get that the install freezes and says I need an HP computer! :cry: 

Here is my error from ImgBurn:

I 20:51:30 Operation Started!
I 20:51:30 Device: [0:0:0] HP DVD Writer 300c 7H29 (D:)  (ATA)
I 20:51:30 Media Type: DVD+RW (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01)
I 20:51:30 Media Supported Write Speeds: 2.4x
I 20:51:30 Quick Erase: No
I 20:51:30 Format Properly: Yes
I 20:51:30 Format Size: Preferred
I 20:51:30 Erasing Disc...
W 20:51:43 Potential 'WaitImmediateIO' Deferred Error - (0/5) - Write Error
E 20:51:47 Failed to Erase Disc! - Reason: Write Error
E 20:51:47 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:00:17


Does this error every time.

Any information you need please let me know!

-Steve
October 16, 2011 1:59:30 AM

I'm not sure about that error message but I'm pretty sure you need a double layered dvds to make a windows disk. 4.7 gigs is not enough space.
October 16, 2011 2:36:39 AM

its an upgrade. says its only 3.3g
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October 16, 2011 12:49:10 PM

I use dvd + R for my windows 7 iso's

I would say it's the media
October 27, 2011 2:33:41 PM

The problem has everything to do with my 300C burner.

I have not come to a conclusion on how to download the firmware nor do I care because I officially think HP is a dumb company.

Went to a friends house, used his burner and the same DVD+RW that I used before which "didn't work"-- now has the Windows 7 .iso files on it.
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