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My SONY DVD+RW DW-56A won't burn a DVD

Windows XP
Dell Inspiron 6000 (DVD drive came installed)
Roxio Easy Media Creator 10
burns music&data cds ok, though sometimes have got bluescreen errors (never figured that out really either, most often seemed something to do with an old version of Roxio and trying to save photos to CD; doesn't happen that often)

according to Sony my firmware is up to date
I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling
I'm using appropriate blank DVD

how do I get it to copy/burn a dvd?

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  • boone_ra Dec 19, 2008

    I'm trying to burn an already copied DVD. it uploaded without problems.

  • boone_ra Dec 19, 2008

    the troubleshooter does not list an option for will not burn a dvd

  • boone_ra Dec 20, 2008

    I think yer right, Roxio had trouble playing it but Windows Media did play it. but it has the do not copy warning on it so I bet Roxio won't burn a copy.

    thanks for the response, sorry for the false alarm

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    what is it you are trying to burn ?




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I am suspecting that you are running into a copyright issue that wasn't removed when they made the copy.... or the copy was corrupted... will it play back on your machine ?

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