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Existing CD recorder drive now not working after installed DVD RW

I recently installed a LG DVD rewriter on my pc which already had a CD recording drive & i didn't realize it. This dvd rw had software from nero, light scribe, securdisc, etc. Well the night i installed this new drive i figured out i already had a cd recorder- i thought it was read only! Well i burned a CD in the existing drive that night. I hadn't restarted the computer to install the new software, well the next day i restarted the comp. & wasn't able to burn a cd due to "Sonic UDF software preventing InCD from being able to load". So i removed the new software from the dvd rw & tried to burn again on existing cd recorder & it says " attemp to burn disc failed- unkown error ocurred (1001). Any ideas?

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You are to clean registry manually now. Nero still has leftovers in there.

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one possible way of solve this problem is remove ur nero and install latest version of nero........... if this option is not fix the problem means defenetly that is lense problem.. so give one service to ur drive u will get the solution........ okeeeeeeee........... bye......!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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This could be due to a common issue. I would suggest you try this method first.

The following is a link to the Microsoft documented solution for issues with DVD/CD drives, explaining a step-by-step procedure. In the event that the first process, which is automated labeled "Fix It" does not solve your problem, please continue to the end of the document.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

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SOURCE: Nero cannot burn DVD inserted in my LG GSA-H55N DVD-RAM rewriter

I have the same problem, my drive doesnt want to write anything for that matter...possible faulty hardware?
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Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or

you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark?! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver
hope this helps

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