1. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       27 Dec 2015 #1

    DVD/CD Drive and Default Web Browser Setup


    Received HP notebook for Christmas. Model 15-F211WM. Having problems with (1) making Mozilla Firefox the default web browser instead of Microsoft Edge; and (2) viewing DVDs (I insert DVD, drive whirs, lights flash, nothing plays, get no messages). How do you access the DVD drive anyway?
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  2. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,916
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       27 Dec 2015 #2

    hello ,no dvd software on win10, I and a lot like me use 3rd party software VLC http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
    right click on the windows icon lower right corner ,go to control panel/default programs, click set your programs , , find firefox in and list and click it ,then click to set this program the default ,good luck
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  3. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       27 Dec 2015 #3

    caperjack said: View Post
    hello ,no dvd software on win10, I and a lot like me use 3rd party software VLC http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
    right click on the windows icon lower right corner ,go to control panel/default programs, click set your programs , , find firefox in and list and click it ,then click to set this program the default ,good luck
    Both suggestions worked like a charm!!! THANK YOU!! Now, how do I eject the DVD, other than pushing the button on the player itself.
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  4. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,916
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       27 Dec 2015 #4

    unit91 said: View Post
    Both suggestions worked like a charm!!! THANK YOU!! Now, how do I eject the DVD, other than pushing the button on the player itself.
    open file explorer ,should be on the taskbar,click on this pc, on quick access the right side of the screen ,it should show the dvd icon ,just right click on it and hit eject
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  5. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       27 Dec 2015 #5

    Excellent! Thanks.
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  6. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,916
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       28 Dec 2015 #6

    unit91 said: View Post
    Excellent! Thanks.
    your welcome
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