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My computer does't read my cd or dvd

Is a PresarioCQ50-139WM a week old.
I don't see the E drive in my COMPUTER.
Also if I try to send any file or picture from my old Dell desctop computer to the new nootboock is telling me tha the C drive doesn't have inoff space even the have: 139GB free
Please hel me

Thank,

Carlos H.

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Or in overwriting are you simply creating a second file of the same name in the TOC/directory and deleting the name, only, of the first file


You can add more data if there is space on the DVD+R, but you can't overwrite it.

You see, when a disc is burned, little microscopic ridges are put onto the disc. This is your data.

You cannot overwrite this data.

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Take the computer, and the original "IBM System Recovery" set of CD-ROMs, to a computer-store, and get them to remove the "dead" disk-drive, and install a new one, and to re-install Windows from the IBM CDs.

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Bad disc If after reading through the above recommendations you still continue to have the same issue it's possible that the disc is a bad disc. Try re-burning the disc and if possible try a different type of recordable disc.

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