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Sony dvd drive installation

Hi, I recently had a friend install a dvd burner in my computer as well as a cd drive. I am currently trying to burn a dvd but whenever i try to access the dvd drive it says that the device is not ready and that the device is not accessible. The drive is a sony dw-q28a and my computer runs on win98 any help would be much appreciated as my friend can't do anything for about 2 weeks.

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  • simon evans Mar 04, 2007

    basically i am a novice so all i can say is i am using realplayer and have downloaded a movie to burn. When I try to burn it it automatically reverts to the audio drive and says that the file will not fit. I have tried to run it through the D: drive which is supposed to be the dvd drive but I always get a message saying that the drive is inaccessable or that the route path cannot be found. much appreciated.

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What software and procedure are you using to burn the DVD?

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  • tomj23 Mar 05, 2007

    RealPlayer does not support burning or copying DVDs:http://real.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/real.cf...

    Be aware that depending on your source for the movies and where you live copying movies to DVD may or may not be legal. What you want to do may not be as straight forward as you may think so having said that I?ll need some more information:
    - What format is the movie currently stored on your PC in (real movie, mp3, etc.)?
    - What do you want to do with this DVD once it is created?

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