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Cannot burn certain files?

Well at first I had a problem with it not showing/refreshing files when I insert different CDs or DVDs, but I fixed that by doing a regedit and making the media you put in autorun. So I think that fixed that, but I still have a problem where when I try to burn say music or multi-file CDs it just hangs at 4% and doesnt really burn anything to the CD itself. First I just tried burning all the files in Nero as a multifile and it would hang at about 4% and then if I wait long enought would say failed. Then I tried making an iso of all the files thinking this would fix it, but it does the same thing. There was one way I tried on the multi-file session where I got it to acctually get to around 50% and then it error'd out and it acctually burned that time, but no files seem to be on the CD? I don't think my burner is broke but maybe? As far as DVDs go I think those still burn without a problem, but I havent really had anything to burn DVD wise for a while but I'm sure it still works, so any help??

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Re: Cannot burn certain files?

1. go to device manager / right click on cd drive / uninstall driver / reboot and windows will reinstall driver 2. go to My computer right click on cd drive properties - check digital cd playback recording - check enable cd recording on this drive driver - update or uninstall reboot your computer 3. go to look for the EXACT model of your toshiba notebook a) download latest BIOS b) download the cd driver Goodluck!

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