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DVD burning problems

When i put in a blank DVD in my machine to burn data or video it always comes up with error message saying there is no media in the drive. It will play DVDs ok. I have just tried downloading new DVD burning prog but same problem. The Roxio media experience which came installed on laptop says that DMX.MSI is missing - dont know if that is of any help. I really want to be able to backup my photos, music and data. Can you help?

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    My Acer Aspire 5101 wont record to DVD either. Says 'windows has encountered a problem'.Plays DVDs and CDs fine though.

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    I am showing that the videos have downloaded to my e-drive, but I am unable to burn them on a maxell dvd-r. What is the solution? The drive shows that the videos are ready to burn-but they do not.

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Well DMX.MSI that is the dell media experience, probably there is a media direct installed on the system, bad thing about that is you might need to reinstall your hard drive, you can try to install nero and check if it will work.

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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How to Burn MP4 to DVD?


I'm always using WinX DVD Author to burn videos to DVD on my Windows 10 PC. MP4 is the most commonly used video container, and MP4 to DVD burning is of course simple to finish.
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Burn a Data CD or DVD in Windows 7 Using Media Player


You can burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player. An audio CD can contain just approximately eight minutes of music. On the other hand, if you burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player, it will be able to hold numerous hours of music. Video files and pictures can also be added to the data discs.
When you burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7, the Windows Media Player does not transform the selected files to a different format prior to saving them to a blank data disc, so the files stay in the compressed condition. This allows you to put much more items on a single disc.As the format of the files is not changed, the quality of the files remains the same.

You can burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player as follows:
  • Click Start.
  • Click All Programs.
  • Select Windows Media Player.
  • Click the Burn tab in the Player Library.
  • Click Burn options and select Data DVD or CD.
  • Insert a blank disc into the CD or DVD burner of your computer.
  • Close the AutoPlay dialog box if it comes into sight.
  • Some people have more than one CD drive in their computer. If you have multiple CD drives in your computer too, select the one you would like to use in the navigation window.
  • Look for the songs you want to burn.
  • In order to make your burn list, drag the songs from the details pane in the center of the Player Library to the list pane which is on its right side.
  • You can also change the order of the items in the burn list by dragging them upward or downward in the list.
  • To remove a song from your list, simply right-click on the item and click on Remove from list.
  • After you finish making your list, click upon Start burn.
It can take a while to burn a data disc. If your selected items cannot fit in one disc, you also have the choice of burning the rest of the items to a different disc. A data DVD is not the same as a DVD-Video disc ex. the movie DVD you buy or rent from the store.

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I have a _NEC DVD+-RW ND-6450A using Windows XP SP2. When I burn a CD with this drive I have no problems at all. When I try burning a DVD it will never work. I have tried all types of different...


It sounds like the DVD write laser isn't firing properly. This is usually a different laser than the read laser.
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The laptop should have come with CD/DVD burning software preloaded. Acer's specs page for your model says it comes with NTI Media Maker. The program will have help information available to guide you through, and you can find more help online. If you just want to write data files onto a DVD, the process typically is not much more than dragging files to a layout window and telling the program to burn the disc. This gives you a way to back up data, or to store movies in formats you can view on a computer (AVI, MPG, etc.).

On the other hand, if you're asking how to make a video DVD that will play in a regular DVD player like a commercial movie, maybe with features like menus or scene selection and such, the process for making that kind of DVD is more involved. You need some DVD authoring software. NTI may offer that capability, but I'll admit I have never looked.

In most cases, the software that comes preloaded on computers is a limited version of some commercial product. The computer manufacturers get paid to include the program, and the software company hopes you'll buy the full version when you discover the limitations. If you don't want to pay for software, there are free, more full-featured programs available for downloading.

For general CD and DVD burning, I use CDBurnerXP. To make video DVDs, I use a program called DVDStyler. Both are open-source, meaning they are 100% free to download and use, and they both offer a lot of features.

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When i click on burn from the windows dvd maker an error message comes up indicating that my blank media is not recordable. I have tried using dvd-r and dvd+r.


Try to use different program to burn your dvds, try to use Nero, but this msg also means that Your DVd drive is not burner double check from the device manager if its says read only this means it cannot burn, it has to say write too.

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