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Media player says that it cant find the burner

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I am experiencing the following problem when I try to burn a CD.
I have the Samsung DVD ROM SD-616E. I used to be able to burn CDs via media player, itunes, etc but now I can only Rip the CD to burn then add my songs to the burn area, but when I click BURN, it tells me to "connect the burner and restart the player". But the Samsung is connected because it lets me listen to the CD, etc...can you help??

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I guess you have a Read-Only drive - ROM. You need a CD/DVD RW drive for burning.

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