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They suggested that the problem was Nero. (I really doubt that since I can burn movies fine, and use all the other tools nero offers) I did use the Nero Toolkit Sorry to revive this 2 year old thread but this work great for my 2 Hewlett-Packard Lightscribe drives. note: Hewlett-Packard's LightScribe website is no longer active. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... his comment is here

IBM WebSphere Portal Home IBM Logo Sign Up Log In Welcome Getting Started Contact HP - Anonymous Contact HP Product Context View Support Home Test page Product Home Product Warranty Result See your browser's documentation for specific instructions. {} Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U5 hp-support-head-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... You can always put in a disc that was already burned (partial image) and see if you get the same communication error.Please come back and let us know what you tried You could try uninstalling the LightScribe software and installing the latest version.

HP and Compaq PCs - LightScribe Engine Error: Communication Error has Occurred This document applies to HP and Compaq PCs with a LightScribe-enabled DVD Drive. To check HP's website for a firmware update for the drive, go to the HP Software & Driver Downloads web page for your model, enter your computer model name and Windows Edited by sknis, 31 January 2010 - 05:38 AM. Hardware Wars Collaborations Off Topic Legacy Products Photos Forever Acoustica MP3 Audio Mixer DJ Twist & Burn Acoustica MP3 CD Burner Acoustica Audio Converter

I then unplugged that drive, plugged in the new drive, and error again. Nearly took my pc apart piece by piece... PC Desktop -CPU Solutions (Wisconsin): Windows 1064 bit, I7 -4790k, 16G memory, MSI GeForce N-760 Video Card, 500G SSD, Creator NXT 2Pro Laptop - Windows 8.1 Ultimate 64 bit Alienware M17XR4. Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute.

Do you have Nero on your computer? The next step that I learned was to uninstall ALL burning software and edit the registry to remove ALL instances of "Lightscribe", "Roxio", "Sonic" and "Nero." I did just that. (Don't You can always put in a disc that was already burned (partial image) and see if you get the same communication error.Please come back and let us know what you tried http://forums.support.roxio.com/topic/61254-lightscribe-burn-error/ Thanks in advance...

Moderators: Acoustica Greg, Acoustica Chris, Acoustica Eric, Acoustica Dan Post Reply Print view Search Advanced search 8 posts • Page 1 of 1 mirose Posts: 4 Joined: Thu Apr 24, 2014 The offer to try my new drive on one of their pc's, and when they tested it (on a HP Pc similar to mine) the LS worked with no problems. Running Windows 8.1, with Acoustica Get same error message " A communication error has occurred with Lightscribe drive, Please restart your PC and try the label again" Restarted many times to Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site.

It has fixed the issue and I only have Roxio installed (and that's what I wanted). http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/122150/lightscribe-communication-failure/ Make sure you have your serial number written down.Download the general clean tool from Nero.com and run it to uninstall your copy of Nero.Run the Windows Disk Cleanup utility and Reboot.Turn I learned to re-install the SATA driver to it's original just in case a Microsoft update tried to do a better job. I appreciate it and I hope that this post will help out someone in the future.

Yes I did and no luck. this content Please Wait... I carried out an upgrade of my operating system from XP service pack 1 to 2 and my dvd drive would not read. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

I'm running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and MS SPK 2. Some question the drive connection, some the drive itself and some just the firmware. You're welcome, and I am glad it was that easy of a fix. http://cygnussoft.com/lightscribe-error/lightscribe-error-550.html I have a dvd with lightscribe function that will not operate.

The device writes CDs and DVDs perfectly when the firewire cable is the connection to the computer, but always fails when printing the lightscribe image via firewire. When I go to etch the label image onto a lightscribe disk, with the DVD burner attached to the imac with a firewire cable, I always get a communication error, regardless Have you flashed new firmware for the drive?

I rebooted and installed it again...I get the same message.

If one is available, follow the instructions to install it. I really appreciate your help, that update fixed the problem immediately!!! If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Is there some other firewire driver that needs to be updated, or anything else I can look at to get lightscribe image etching to work via the firewire cable?

How does HP install software and gather data? Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H5 hp-country-locator-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Please type your message and try again. check over here For some reason the LS still worked, but the drive would not detect any discs in any format.

Back to top #5 robrien4 robrien4 Newbie Members 3 posts Posted 31 January 2010 - 04:45 PM QUOTE (sknis @ Jan 31 2010, 05:27 AM) So you are saying that lightscribe Update the DVD drive firmware. This discussion is locked David Hansen2 Level 1 (85 points) Q: Lightscribe disk printing communication error with firewire I have a samsung sh-s182m DVD writer with lightscribe label printing capability installed Search the Internet for LightScribe to find these pages.

Using the site is easy and fun. As I connected this new drive, the fisrt thing I did was back-up a movie, and it was the new Harry Potter. Top Acoustica Greg Posts: 15267 Joined: Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:30 pm Location: California Contact: Contact Acoustica Greg Website Re: Lightscribe error message Quote Postby Acoustica Greg » Thu Apr 24, All rights reserved.

They suggested I un-install the drive, and re-install, also to get rid of Roxio, because it could conflict with Nero. It worked like a charm, but upon flipping the LS dvd disc to burn the Label, I immediately got an error: "Lightscribe Error: A problem has occured communicating with your Lightscribe Back to top #4 garmanma garmanma Computer Masochist Staff Emeritus 27,809 posts OFFLINE Location:Cleveland, Ohio Local time:01:47 AM Posted 22 December 2007 - 10:32 AM You might have a corrupt Z7_M0I02JG0KONJ30ACBBF8MM1084 hp-hero-support-search Actions ${title} Loading...

It can be downloaded from the Lightscribe website: http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadSection...dex.aspx?id=810 Does this help?