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When i try to copy dvd it keeps telling me to insert blank disc even though one is in there

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  • nakedlunch02 May 11, 2010

    what is the size of the original DVD is it a double layer?( 8.5GB of data), if so, you might be trying to copy it onto a single layer DVD(4.7GB of data) which will not hold that much data.

  • bob collins
    bob collins May 11, 2010

    First do you have a cd burner program in your pc? Second, does the cd/dvd door say cdrw or dvdrw

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latinmcgyver
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sounds like a hardware failure.. or a upper and lower filter issue.. try filtercheck 4.6 in google that tool in cdr-zone forum should clean issues if its filter related. (fillter=cdrom addon driver)

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

kbdesign
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Go to the device manager to insure your optical drive is in fact a DVD/RW. You should also be able to tell by looking at the front of the drive and see what it says. If it says CD Writable or DVD Rom, you cannot do it. Kind of sounds like you have a CD/RW-DVD Rom combination drive, which does not allow the burning of DVD's.

Let me know, OK.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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sounds like a hardware failure.. or a upper and lower filter issue.. try filtercheck 4.6 in google that tool in cdr-zone forum should clean issues if its filter related. (fillter=cdrom addon driver)

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