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KDS Laptop CD ''D'' drive won't recognize blank CD WIN ME

CD Drive Problem in Win ME Ihave a KDS VAL 6000 laptop running Windows ME. In My Computer, I see theCD drive ''D'', and I can play a CD, but the ''My Computer'' doesn'trecognize a blank CD when inserted so I can back up data. Any help isgreatly appreciated.
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  • John Miller Jr May 11, 2010

    Does the laptop have a CD writer (aka CD burner) in it? Do you have CD writing software (Nero, Easy CD Creator, Sonic, Dragon Burning, etc) installed? BOTH of these conditions must be met in Windows ME to write to blank CDs. Check the CD youre trying to write to as well.

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On the face of the CD drive drawer, does it say "CD" or "CD-RW" (or "CD-RW/DVD")? If "RW" or "ReWritable" isn't present, you can't write to blank CDs. You can only read prerecorded ones.

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