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Optical drive suddenly stopped working

Discussion in 'DVD/CDROM Drives' started by umar, Apr 21, 2015.

  1. umar

    umar Owner Administrator

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    Model is HP ProBook 4540s
     
  2. Rich M

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    After pressing power button tap F11 continuously until you see the option to recover the Operating System.
     
  3. umar

    umar Owner Administrator

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    I tried f11. Nothing happened. When i bought laptop, windows was not included. Below picture will explain what i option i have.

    DSC_0032-web.jpg

    Also i am confused whether laptop has usb boot option or not. It is not listed in boot device options.

    DSC_0030-web.jpg

    But when i got to Bios set up and then System Configuration it has usb boot option as you can see in image below.

    DSC_0029-web.jpg
     
  4. Rich M

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    So then you installed Windows? What did you do with the disk and the Wind9ows key you used?
     
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    allheart55 (Cindy E) Administrator Administrator

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    No, Rich. Someone installed Windows 7 for Umar.
     
  6. Rich M

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    Oh well then that is why there is no recovery partition.
     

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