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Writer will read but not burn

Hey everyone i have an issue, my writer will read discs without a problem but when i try to burn a cd/dvd it: 1. reads about every 3rd disc. other than that it says the cds are corrupted. 2. when i get a cd that it takes and press burn, it acts as if it is burning the cd but no progress is made, the red burning light doesn't come on, and after about 5 minutes it stops burning. the burning software that i have been using is nero 6.0 on windows XP and i've had this drive for about 2 years and no problems, this just started happening a couple of weeks ago.

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Can you remove the burning software and try to burn by dragging files using the built in windows xp imapi? Check the event viewer for any system events around the time when you are having problems. Also try following these instructions:;en-us;314060 If you have another pc you can try the burner with, you would be able to rule out software issues.

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