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CD Writer doesn't write.

It will play songs from CD's just fine. However, when I try to burn a CD, it won't write. My Windows Media Player will tell me that the burn is complete, but the CD is blank. I've tried cleaning the writer, checking for viruses, and making more space on my computer. I don't want to buy an external drive, but I don't know what else to do! Any suggestions?

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  • manda_pan583 Jan 23, 2009

    Okay..... how to I reinstall the drivers?.....

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Your burner has two laser inside it. One read and one write. Sounds like the write laser is toast. This is acutaly a fairly common failure among cd and dvd drives.

Reinstall the drivers with the latest and if you still have no luck then it will be time for a replacement.

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Burn a Data CD or DVD in Windows 7 Using Media Player


You can burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player. An audio CD can contain just approximately eight minutes of music. On the other hand, if you burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player, it will be able to hold numerous hours of music. Video files and pictures can also be added to the data discs.
When you burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7, the Windows Media Player does not transform the selected files to a different format prior to saving them to a blank data disc, so the files stay in the compressed condition. This allows you to put much more items on a single disc.As the format of the files is not changed, the quality of the files remains the same.

You can burn a data CD or data DVD in Windows 7 using Media Player as follows:
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  • Click All Programs.
  • Select Windows Media Player.
  • Click the Burn tab in the Player Library.
  • Click Burn options and select Data DVD or CD.
  • Insert a blank disc into the CD or DVD burner of your computer.
  • Close the AutoPlay dialog box if it comes into sight.
  • Some people have more than one CD drive in their computer. If you have multiple CD drives in your computer too, select the one you would like to use in the navigation window.
  • Look for the songs you want to burn.
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It can take a while to burn a data disc. If your selected items cannot fit in one disc, you also have the choice of burning the rest of the items to a different disc. A data DVD is not the same as a DVD-Video disc ex. the movie DVD you buy or rent from the store.

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if you put them all into one folder
then play it with windows media player
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now stay on the right of the screen
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1. Your laptop cd/dvd drive have what capability:
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2. Must have burn apps named:
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Koam114 is in Korean. I don't understand :)
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