I can't burn anything. When I insert the blank disc and I have tried several different kinds...it ejects the disc and states that it is waiting for a disc to be inserted. It will not recognize the disc inserted. I have tried a variety of programs for burning and the same thing happens. It will play a dvd. I don't have a program disc to try. I can hear the drive spinning the disc before ejecting it.
I have a similar issue but I have an Acer 5630 and windows Vista os. It worked fine a couple of days ago. If I put a blank disc in the tray, it immediately ejects it and says to insert disc. If I put a disc with data it seems (from the noise) that it is starting to work but then ejects it with the same message. Also I recently had downloaded an update to Vista before this stopped working, could that be an issue?
The computer device manager says it is working. But alas it is not.
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From the description the new DVD driver is defective and should be returned if still under warranty. The only concern that I have is the replacement you got is identical to the original and that it is not a aftermarket product, because they don't have the same specifications as the original.
It sounds like you are trying to burn too much data onto the disk. If you want to test this theory, you can burn a small amount of data to a blank CD-R to see if it works. If it does then you do not have a hardware problem. This will be good news.
There are different sizes of CD-R media, 650MB, 700MB and larger sometimes. If you select 700MB and try to burn to a 650MB media disk, the drive will just spit out the blank disk so as not to ruin it for a future burn. Also, if you are going to make a multi-session disk (or you have accidentally selected multi session, then you will automatically waste 22 MB leaving you 650-22 /628 MB, or 700-22 or 668 MB of space to burn your data. Each additional session will also take up 22 MB of space.
There is also a chance that the media you are trying to burn to is not compatible. Some lower end brands do not use enough reflective material for some burners. You can test this theory by trying an alternate brand of media.
The automatic ejection takes place when the burn process has completed successfully. Have your tried another writable CD or DVD? If your laptop is not recognizing any more writable CDs/DVDs, then the problem might be a failed CD/DVD drive. Otherwise, it is probably a bad CD or DVD.
Hope this helps.
I have seen this same thing on a laptop. DVD drives use two lasers. One for CD and one for DVD. As you noted CDs are just fine and so is that laser. Although I believe the DVD laser is intermittent. And it will work with some DVDs and not others. Yes I have seen this before. What will probably happen a few months down the road is it will stop reading all DVDs.
It isn't economical to replace the failing laser. It is far cheaper to just replace the whole DVD drive. Lasers are like light bulbs. Some seem to last forever and some seems to burn out right away. Generic DVD replacements will generally work, although the face plate might not fit.
Another option is to get an external DVD that plugs into the USB port. And those Slimline models are really small (same size as laptop CD/DVD drives) and you can use them on other computers too.
If u want Burn the Music CD just select the option copy disc option and it will copy all data to memory then it will automatically ejects and ask for a blank disc just remove the music disc and insert it with a blank disc it will start writing i.e, burning then finally it will come out and u r music disc is ready
U have lot of software to burn a disc most commonly used is NERO Windows default Windows Media Player ROXIO
If u Have any doubt or a clarification please describe the problem Clearly
Various issues can cause drives to occasionally balk at writing optical discs. These run the gamut of physical, hardware, and software troubles.
Inappropriate or dirty media may be to blame. Make sure to match the type of recordable disc to the drive, and check each disc for fingerprints or other contaminants. If a disc is dirty, wipe it with a clean, soft cloth in a straight line from the center hole outward. Try a quality optical drive cleaning disc if you suspect dust contamination on the drive’s laser lens.
Some discs don’t perform well with certain drives, even within their rated speeds. Try recording at a slower speed and then with a different brand of disc. Also, on PCs, verify that the temporary file storage area on the hard drive used by the burning software has enough free, defragmented space. Allocate at least 5GB for a DVD (9GB for a double-layer [DL] disc) and about 1GB for CD burning.