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HP TouchSmart® 300z DVD Drive
How to overcome issues that occur to the DVD drive in your HP TouchSmart 300z?
DVDs are preferred over CDs due to many reasons. DVDs not only store very large volume of data but, they also support faster rates of data transfer when compared to CDs. DVDs have the added advantage that they are very economical because of which they can be used to store data on a computer hard disk. Your HP TouchSmart 300z comes preloaded with a DVD drive. The DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z can be used to read data on a DVD and write data on DVDs. DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z is of very high quality. The DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z requires drivers. Drivers are necessary for the DVD drive to understand the commands given by the OS and to effectively communicate back with the OS. This implies that without correct DVD drivers, the DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z will not function properly.
Following details will give more information regarding tips to use the DVD drive on HP TouchSmart 300z efficiently:
- Clean the drive
- Update DVD driver
- Handle the drive carefully
Clean the drive
Every DVD drive has moving parts. These moving parts are responsible for rotating the DVD so as to retrieve information on a DVD. With repeated use, the drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z might get dust settlement or dirt accumulation. This will decrease the efficiency of the moving parts and will drastically reduce the life of the drive. HP TouchSmart 300z users are advised to clean the DVD drive using a cleaning disk to keep the DVD drive working at maximum possible efficiency.
Update DVD driver
Installing updated versions of drivers improves the performance of the hardware. This is applicable for the DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z too. Updated drives will not only increase the performance of the drive but, also reduces errors during operation. Therefore, HP TouchSmart 300z users are recommended to update the DVD driver of the system to keep the drive working at maximum possible efficiency.
The DVD drive on your HP TouchSmart 300z is a very delicate piece of machinery. The drive must be never used with force as mishandling will damage the delicate internal moving parts. For maintaining the DVD drive at maximum possible efficiency, the drive has to be always handled with care so that it will last for many years.