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Optical Drive of HP Compaq® 8100 Elite Laptop
HP Compaq 8100 Elite is designed mainly for business purposes. It is very much important that the optical drive in it works properly, since now-a-days CDs and DVDs are commonly used for carrying data. Optical drives are available with all modern day computers. They use CDs/DVDs that can store a very large amount of data in a small but convenient space. Such media has the added advantage of being portable. CDs/DVDs can also be used on music systems, DVD players, car stereos, etc. Your HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop is fitted with a high performance optical drive which can read access and play all types of data on optical discs. Using the optical drive provided with HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop is easy and there are no complicated procedures involved. But, there are a number of issues that can come while using the optical drive on HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop. These problems are generally caused by virus infection, installation of incorrect drivers, clashes between software, etc.
Some of the issues that you can encounter while using optical drive in HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop have been discussed in the following points.
- Drive not functioning
- Drive unable to write data to another disk
- Drive not reading disk
Drive not functioning
Complete optical drive failure/malfunction can occur on your HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop. The drive will be unable to read or write data from any kind of discs. The drive malfunction might occur due to the installation of incorrect or wrong drivers. Outdated drivers can also cause similar issues. If you are facing such issues, the drivers installed should be checked for compatibility and genuineness.
Drive unable to write data to another disk
Unable to burn data to a disk is a common issue with optic drives. If you are facing this difficulty on HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop, the system should be checked for virus infections. Virus infections can cause this issue to the optical drive, so that you will be unable to backup data. This issue might also occur because of outdated driver installation that is able to only recognize parts of codes essential for the working of the drive.
Sometimes you might face difficulties while trying to read data from a particular optical disc on your HP Compaq 8100 Elite laptop. There are many reasons as to why this issue occurs. The primary one being virus infection. Viruses modify the driver data so that optical drive is unable to read the information on the disc. Installation and use of antivirus program can help in solving this issue.