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My burner does not recognize a new cd-r disc

I just bought a new 50 pk of Sony CD-R disks and none of them are recognized by Windows Media Player. Why?

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  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    I got the same problem... None of the cd's would read... While trying to burn a cd from itunes all it does is ejected the cd after 30 seconds to a minute...

  • skillesstech Sep 15, 2008

    I have a Toshiba, just a little over a year old. The same thing is happening with a new package of MemorexRW / 15 count. It starts formatting, then at the ends it says it can not complete the format. A few of them worked, maybe 4? What is the problem? I am going to try a different brand of CDs' and see what happens.



  • stringsvrs Nov 17, 2008

    my burner does not recognize a new cd-r dis. I have tried multiple burning programs and the results are the same. The driver is up to date.

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If you are trying to write or compile a new cd try softwares like nero or roxio burning software rather than media player or itunes...
please try and reply

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