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Recording of video in order to burn to DVD on a GSA 5169D

All the necessary computer software has been loaded onto the computer. When I tape a new video, I set the programme to record the video and everything seems to be going fine, with the slow flashing of the "recording" button. When the tape is finished being recorded, a message comes up that "this tape cannot be recorded because it is write-protected". These are home videos we have taped on purchased video tapes - there are no "write-protection" commands on them. We bought the GSA 5169D DVD rewriter but cannot do any copying / recording. Please come back to me as soon as you can.

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Re: Recording of video in order to burn to DVD on a GSA...

Put tape on the hole on top of the tapes and you shoud be able to record. its tape on the top or pull the top off i cant remimber which one it is but this is the answer.

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Where can I get a manual for a One Touch Video to Disc external super multi DVD/CD rewriter model #GSA-5169D?

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Please can any one send me a copy of the driver cd for the a/v inputs and the one touch recording software?? please!!!!! maybe a mail with a zip file?

as far as i know there are no drivers for these cd/dvd drives. i went to lg and they only have a maual listed. no firmware updates and no software available. i have never seen a cd/dvd drive cd with drivers.

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LG GSA-5169D DVD w/ Honestech One Touch on Win XP SP3

You got a bad laser in the drive not the laser the reads the laser that writes and this does generally happen when a dvd ram drive goes. Recommend buying a new drive as a replacment laser is upwards of $90 bucks, thanks for using fixya please do accept and rate.

Aug 18, 2009 | LG (GSA-5169D) DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Need Vista driver for external DVD writer of LG model GSA-5169D

There aren't any such drivers.  The drive control protocols are standardized.  Just do Windows Update a few times and make sure the thing's connected when you restart storage subsystems (pretty much a reboot; though installing Nero will of course get things going if you don't love Vista built-in tools.)

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How much RAM needed to burn DVDs?

no, ram should not be the problem... you should first reinstall your os and use nero 6.66... that can happen because of many things but you can this before reinstalling:

make a new account on window xp, delet your existent...
start the system in safe mode... if it allows you to burn the dvd in safe mode your problem is operative system...

in fact if the problem is solved by burning from a new windows account... that should be all...

the problem could be caused by:

bad or low transference IDE cables... you need ATA 66 cables minimum...

problems with burning software ( if you already have nero, uninstall it completely and install a newer version), there are many free trials on the internet.

of course more RAM would be a great help... but the problem isnt that...

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in window under my computer is your DVD writer shown as DVD-RAM drive, if not then re-instal the drivers for your DVD.

If its installed as DVD-RAM then right click the DVD-RAM icon in the my computer and choose properties, under the recording tab select enable recording, try burning a cd using the windows xp based roxio by sending your files to the DVD-ROM.
If it burn a CD this way then all you neec to do is use a different CD burning application software.

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Burning CDs

Do you experience this issue only with CD's or does it also occur with blank DVD's?

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Sounds like it may be a software issue. Have you tried using a different burning application? This may help.

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Problems with converting VHS to DVD

your operating system is preventing yor burner software from communicating

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