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My (second hand) CD/DVD drive will do everything BUT burn discs???

My problem is that my long-term DVD R/RW drive,used hitherto only for playing (ie:viewing) DVDs,refuses to "Burn" CD-R blank, recordable discs,and therefore presumably the DVD equivalent,DVD-R,discs,but I don't know why.It WILL do everythind I tell it to,right up to sending files to the drive,but when I click on "burn,"the disc spins up like crazy,but the software give NO indication
whatsoever that the process is taking place,and when I subsequently recover the disc from the drive in question,it is very warm,but contains NO data at all.

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Download free nero software

will it select what you want the disc to be
DVD or CD

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SOURCE: philips DVD+RW SDVD8820 does not recognise burned CD or DVDs

it could be upper and lower filters in registry and system files, use a removal tool called filtercheck 4.6 in CDR-zone.com (goto the forums and search for filtercheck)
after you downoad, run it, click yes to all filters found to remove. close program.

reinstall your preferred burning app (1 prog installed at a time and test burn)
this is to replace the filter entry that was corrupt

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SOURCE: I have a Sony CRX320E CD/DVD unable to write a DVD

CD-RW drives can only read all CD-rom and CD-RW formats and read DVD formats but cannot write to a DVD, if you want to write a DVDs you need to buy a DVD-RW burner which can burn all CD-formats

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: why my [sony cd rw dvd rom] will not detect a blank dvd disk

my computer CD-R broke but i have DVD-R both how can i burn mp3 disk on the DVD-Rom driver it wont work it says please insert black cd but there is blank disk in it how can i burn cd on the DVD-R drive.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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SOURCE: nec dvd+-rw nd-6650a stop burning dvds

It's time to replace the defective (and probably warranty-expired) unit.

If your computer is a notebook, not a desktop, it's best to take the computer to a qualified technician, to disassemble your computer, and replace the drive.

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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SOURCE: HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4243N wont burn dvds

Hi there,

Try uninstalling the Driver in Device Manager: in XP or earlier: Start/Control Panel/System/Hardware Tab/Device Manager, or in Vista & 7: Start/Control Panel/Device Manager.

Once in Device Manager click on the + sign that is in front of 'DVD/CD ROM drives' to open it up, then right click on the model of the Optical Drive in question.

Click Properties/Driver Tab/Uninstall (Advanced) & this will remove the driver if it is corrupt. Restart your system & the Hardware Manager will recognise the Optical Drive & install the necessary Driver.

If this doesn't solve your dillema then I hope that you have a warranty. Good luck in trying.

Kindest regards,

Ste

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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