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Cd drive i try 2 burn a cd but it want catch the cd in tha drive.

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You mean to say the CD/DVD rom is not working?

Make me clear if the CD is not burning or it is not opening at all.

Check out and try with a new CD. Dont vote till you get satisfied with the reply.

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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My cd drive want play music cd's do you no why?


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I am unable to format CDs - the system just


Take a can of air and blow some into the drive. This will make sure that no dust or dirt is interfering on the laser.

If after you do this the drive is still acting up, then that means the drive is bad and would need to be replaced.

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CD BURNING


This sounds like a dirty CD Drive, you can purchase a CD Drive Cleaner from most electronic stores that sale blank CD's. Maxell and Memorex are good blank CD brands. In addition make sure you are storing the CD's in a dry, dust free area, also make sure after using the CD Cleaner that there isn't any dust or debri. Keeping the drive free and clear of dirty will help with performance, if this does not help the last resort would be to replace the CD drive.

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I tried 2 burn a cd and the drive want catch the cd


If you are using XP then try installing the free version of Deepburner from
http://www.deepburner.com
and then try to burn a CD with Deepburner.

I had a similar problem and (mysteriously) the problem disappeared after installing Deepburner. After that I could use any burner program that I wanted.

Dec 23, 2008 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop

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Cannot backup files to a cd/dvd


we may need more details but you can try this for now

1. are you sure you have a cd writer or a dvd writer (writer = burner)--- check the front edge of your cd/dvd unit and look for words like "writer" "burner" or writeable next to the word dvd or compact disc... keep in mind not all cd/dvd writer can write (burn) cd or dvds, some may burn cd but not dvds.

2. is your cd/dvd unit compatible with the media (cd or dvd blank disk) you are trying to use.. depending your cd/dvd especifications your dvd/cd drive is compatible with certain types of cd or dvds that are writeable.

3. is the cd/dvd a writeable cd/dvd and is compatible with your cd/dvd drive? for instance.. if you are using a blank dvd and your cd/dvd drive only burn cd/s and read dvd and cd you won't be able to write to the blank dvd.

4. are you trying to burn a dvd in a corporate computer.?? as a user (not an administrator) of your corporate computer you may not have priviledges that will allow them to burn dvd/cd's even you your drive and your media are compatible.

please post
the error that you get
the brand and model of the computer you're using
the type of media you're using

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CD Burning gets stuck


Try this: : Decreasing the burn speed If the drive is not recognizing the disc at all, skip to Step 4. Decrease the CD writer's burn speed by half to increase the likelihood of a successful burn. Decreasing the burn speed is a quick, easy way of increasing successful disc burning sessions, at the expense of taking more time to create a disc. The following steps are for Windows XP only. For Windows 98 and Me, decrease the write speed from within the software that you are using to write discs (RecordNow, Easy CD Creator)
  1. Click Start , and then My Computer .
  2. Right-click the drive icon, and select Properties .
  3. Select the Recording tab and reduce the Current Write Speed by half (for example, from 16x to 8x).
  4. Click OK and close the My Computer window. Try burning a CD. If the drive fails to create the CD, go to the next step.
Step 4: Setting up disc recording in Windows XP If the computer does not have Windows XP, skip to Step 6. If you are using Windows XP, use the following steps to ensure that native burning is enabled:
  1. Place a blank disc into the drive. NOTE: If the error <drive letter> is not accessible. Incorrect function. " opens, close it and continue using these steps to correct this problem.
  2. Click Start , and then My Computer .
  3. Right-click the writable drive icon, and select Properties .
  4. If a Recording tab is shown, select the Recording tab, select Enable CD recording on this drive , and then click OK . Try burning a disc again. Continue to the next Step if you are unable to burn a disc. If a recording tab is not shown, continue using these steps. Figure 2: Enable CD recording on this drive c00368150.gif
  5. Look for a Recording tab: If the Recording tab is not shown, Windows XP has not detected the drive as a recordable device. Use the following sub steps to enable the Recording tab:
    1. Click Start , Run , and type regedit in the Open field.
    2. Backup the registry: Select My Computer from the list, click File , Export , type a name that you will remember, and click Save .
    3. Click OK , and browse to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CD Burning\Drives
    4. Click the Volume key that matches the CD/DVD drive that is capable of writing discs. If only one drive is installed, one volume key is listed. If you have more than one drive, examine the data values (by double-clicking them in the right pane) to find the correct drive.
    5. With the volume key selected in the left pane, double-click the Drive Type value in the right-pane. Figure 3: Drive Type registry value (CDRW) c01367502.jpg
    6. Type the number 1 in the Value Data field if the drive is capable of recording to CDRW discs (including CD-R discs). Type a 2 if the drive cannot write to CDRW discs but can burn CD-R discs. NOTE: A value of 3 indicates that the drive is only capable of reading discs. Changing this value to a 1 or 2 enables Windows to view the drive as a recordable drive.
    7. Click OK , and close Registry Editor.

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Have a CD that is having a problem being read it comes up with 0 free space and 0 Total space I'm wondering if theirs a way to crack the files on the CD to get them the files are not protected just don't...


1.Try using a CD-ReWriter Drive instaed of simple CD Rom drive.Some CD's can be read on CD-RW drives which are unaccessable on CD ROMs.
2.Use the CD burning program "NERO" (or anyother) to read files on your CD through its menu just before burning.Then copy those files to your HDD if you want to save your data.

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Cd burner quit working properly


Just a thought! Check your hard drive is not out of space as it may be having buffering problems..

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