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I have only started using the disks on this system. I put some letters on a new disc and it went fine. Now I can't record anymore as it says "read only" although I did not set it like that. I only have a handful of letters on it so there should be plenty of room. How do I control the disc? I know you can set the files themselves to read only, but not the disc. thanks anyone

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As its the problem of the software through which the disc is made.and also the lens in the unit is creating the problem.check out the same in any other unit.this will not happen.

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