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Just bought a 50 pk memorex CD-r. My system says the device is not ready, on both G: and H: drives. Also have gotten message "CD with unrecognizable data", and remember this is a brand new disk. Didn't think that it needed to be formated, but tried that. Still stuck!!!!

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I once bought a pack of Comp USA CDs at Goodwill for about $3.00. Package was sealed, brand new. About half of them were good and if I remember the others gave the same message that you are getting. So defective stuff does get out. I could actually see the defect in the bad discs.

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