I have had an abundance of problems when attempting to burn dvd's. Most common error I get is (medium error). Last error received was, "Power calibration error, RW DW-Q30A, Medium error. My operating system is Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2, Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz, .99 GB of RAM. SONY DVD RW DW-Q30A driver provided by microsoft, driver date 7/1/2001, version 5.0.2535.0. I updated the firmware from YYS2 to YYS7 but this did not help. Approximately 125 DVD's have been destruyed due to this issue. Please help.
Thank you for your time.
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
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The error code 80070017 indicates a read error in one of the installation files. This may be caused by a corrupt installation medium (dirty, scratched or otherwise defective DVD; image burn process went wrong in case you created the DVD yourself from an image; defective memory if installation from USB stick).
The file may also got faulty on download; try to download the installation image again.
If the error persists, clean your DVD burner, use quality media and lower the burn speed.
Start by checking your WINDOWS CONTROL PANEL. Be sure there are no errors for your drivers. IF you have your proper drivers for your DVD Drive, totally remove ALL drivers and then restart your system... still have problems?
Next TOTALLY DELETE your Roxio program... somewhere on the Internet there is a tool that will do just that. You want to try your best to CLEAR and ALL hard drive and REGISTRY traces of ROXIO program(s)!
Just ONE bad ROXIO/REGISTRY problem can have you chasing your tail for days/forever.
With ROXIO deleted, try one of the FREE DVD burning programs to assure it's not really a DVD problem?
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The ITunes error 4261 appears when attempting to burn CD's. The error code can appear for several reasons, including a faulty CD-RW, used CD's or a slow speed burner.
The error may also occur when you are trying to burn a file that has Dynamic Random Memory from ITunes & you have exceeded your permitted attempts.
The error can also happen if you are accessing the files from a different PC than where it was registered.
Try slowing your burn speed to 16x or even 12x or use Nero Express or Windows Media Player to burn your MP3 files. Other techniques for resolving this error include using new CD's & activating DLA in the Drive Properties.
I truly hope that one of these solutions clearly resolves your problem. Good luck.
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are u copying the disc on the fly i mean directly from dvd rom to dvd rw it sometimes generate this error when reading drive stops giving data due to some error and suddenly bcoz of that the writing drive leavve the session un closed and give an error the solution is first copy ur disc on the hard drive and then copy it on another disc on the fly copying is not safe otherwise also try this
pls try to clean the lens of the drive as follows
due to dusty environment and excessive use lens gets dusty and then have problems in reading or writing dvd 's and cd's
the dvd tray u can see that shiny eye like thing try cleaning th lens
gently in round movement with a tissue paper or very soft cloth used to
clean lcd screens or cotton bud good quality see if it works , other wise ur DVD drive lens got
weak from use now adays service centers are getting tons of them
everyday for replacements
u can try that software thing as well but i dont think it will solve ur problem
i had the same problem, first when i burn movies i was using fujilim dvd+r after 10 movies burned i use maxell dvd-r i burn just 3 movies then i had a error (Error Code at 786 (16)- Code 037303 (Medium Error, Power Calibration Fail (Cd Burner is Dirty) after doing a lot of things to fixed and research thounsands of webpages one told me to use a diferent dvd then i buy sony dvd+r and now everything work perfect, maybe it helps, write me if you need help. firstname.lastname@example.org