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Dvd When i try to copy dvd it always comes up saying insert blank disc even though one is in there

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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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on Mar 31, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I cannot add additional photos to my dvd-rw disc though I had burnt only one image on it.The pop-up notice always requests/asks to override the above to enable further recordings/ insert a blank disk. Your...


There is a chance that your program automatically closed the session on the disc. If it does this there is no further burning allowed. Your best bet is to copy the image from the disc onto the computer, then using your program erase your re-writable disc. When burning the images onto your disc be sure the option is not checked to close the disc.

Jan 08, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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My laptop dvd is not playing its always saying no disc when i try to play any disc


Clean the eye with a cotton swab and a little alcohol.Swirl it around on the eye lightly in both directions.Let it dry then repeat.Be sure to do this very gently.Also clean the chrome rails on each side the same way, where the eye slides up and down.Then try inserting a dvd at least a couple of times to give it a chance to read.Also its not too unusual to have some bad dvds even if they are new.Look in device manager and make sure the drive is showing and that the region is set to 1 in the drives properties as well.Chances are the eye is dirty though if its not reading well.

Oct 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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When i try to copy dvd it keeps telling me to insert blank disc even though one is in there i can burn cds but not dvd it tells me to put in writeable disk and ive put in dvdr-w and dvd-r and still it...


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.

Mar 15, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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DVD/CD-R/W wants to "format blank (not really blank) discs.


Hi, for what it describes the fault comes from his CD-DVD's unit, if his equipment even this one in guarantee, I recommend him near comes to the center of technical service, since you not be able to solve it without his help, do not wait more

Jan 03, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A45-S250 Notebook

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Unable to copy dvd's


Most dell machines do no come with dvd rewriting as standard. They only come with cd rewriting capability. Unless you specifically requested it as an add on to the spec it probably just has the ability to pay dvd's.

Most internet cafe's will have a machine with a dvd rewriter if you really need to copy a dvd

Val

Dec 15, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Drive cant write any disc


If the unit was working ok and suddenly the unit stop to read the blank disk, the problem could be related to a dirty lector (need to clean) or unit firmware (need to be updated)
In that case you can update your firmware here:

http://drivers.softpedia.com/progDownload/Matsushita-DVD-RAM-UJ-840S-104-Download-14615.html

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Remember

1) You have to use a blank "recordable disk" to allow your drive write a disk
2) Not all disks are compatible
3) Try differents brand
4) Clean your drive lector
5) Update your firmware

Oct 24, 2008 | HP Compaq nx6310 Notebook

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Drive cant write any disc


Is your DVD/RW. you may only have the dvd that can read disk. have you ever burn cd or dvd on this dvd rom.
To burn dvd you have to have the software.This does not come with the dvd. you have to buy one on your own

good luck

Jul 18, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

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Cannot open DVD disc


Brain,
Is your drive supports DVD? Try to put a CD disc and see its reading or not. If this problem occurs for both CD's and DVD's discs then you might have problem in your drive lense. and if it only reads CD then your drive might not be supported for DVD's.

try to clean your drive lense using CD head cleaner, it might solve your problem, other than you have to replace your drive.

Thanks
Iqbal

Apr 06, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5580 Notebook

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