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Dvd burner sees CD but not DVD

I have a HP pavilion entertainment pc laptop. When I enter a CD-Rom it will see it and play it. Audio Cd's as well. When I enter a blank DVD or a regular DVD the drive shows empty and will not boot up in any way.
Any Help on this will be appriciated

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I've had the same problems. some writers don't recognise certain dvd formats.I've even had the problem with a multi drive. So try different formats till your drive recognises one and stick to that format. I hope that works for you

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