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Above burner not detecting blank CD-R disk

The above burner records audio cds, plays dvds, however cannot detect correct blank disc (CD-R) Had a message from nero which says- 'the recorder does not support this type of disc' but the disc is compatible with the above burner and, I've tried sony cd-r and philips cd-r, still to no avail. what else do you suggest?

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Re: Above burner not detecting blank CD-R disk

Have you tried cleaning cd lense and if you are using nero burning rom earlier version update to latest and try any other brand of cd-r's to see if it is the make-up of the disks as some manufactors use different ways to make cd's coating and asus have on their website all media covered by the cd burners in the last resort change to a burner that is compatable with the media you wish to use the burners have come down in price so I would sugest geting a dvd burner combo doing cd's and dvd's

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