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Recently purchased HP dv9600 fitted with pioneer dr-kd08hb cd/dvd burner. The HP also came with Lightscribe control panel installed, & the cd/dvd tray had the lightscribe logo, so i downloaded software etc. but computer kept telling me no drives found. Further research indicates this model pioneer cd/dvd is not lightscribe capable. The cd/dvd is working fine otherwise. Any ideas/comments? Cheers!


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You are correct in your finding on the drive, but understand too that all bezels for these drives interchange along with the drives themselves. There are only a few differences in the rives for all laptops. Mostly the differences are the rear mounting tab where the screw holds it from the bottom of the case, the front design bezel and the interface , the part that hooks into the motherboard. Other than that, one drive from one computer will fit another, All you have to do is change the rear mount and bezel and there you go. As long as the interface is the same....ide vs sata.
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