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Old 07-19-2004, 09:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default No floppy drive

Okay, I know I'm a computer dork....I know I turn it on, follow the download directions, etc and it usually works.

My problem is I have an HP 8200 CD-writer I received a few years ago and it worked fine on my old computer. I recently purchased a Dell (w/ Windows XP) and went to install the HP CD-Writer program on it. I grabbed the installation floppy and surprise!!! MY Dell has no floppy drive!!! Now I can't install the program to run the software.

Anyone have any idea if the installation is available on-line somewhere? I've checked the HP site and couldn't find anything to help me.


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Old 07-19-2004, 10:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I went to the HP site and found the drivers for your model of burner in about 15 seconds...

they are there... click support and drivers.. type in HP 8200 cd-rw and VOILA,,, you will be given options,,

added is a URL to usb if the drive is external..

USB drivers


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Old 07-19-2004, 10:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank you!

(I told you I was a computer dork!!!)
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Old 07-19-2004, 01:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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errr.. nevermind... doesn't really apply to your situation. Glad you got the problem worked out.
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