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Won't read disc

When I insert a blank CD-R I get this message; "There is no disc in the drive. Please insert a writable disc into Drive E."

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  • Ryan Wendell May 11, 2010

    Are you sure the CD-R is blank? Did you just pull it from the case? If you are sure that it is a completely blank cd IT could be your burner. Do you use Nero? What kind of burner do you use?
    Try updating and maybe a demo of nero or other burning software.

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