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Acer Internal DVD RW Drive not working for "written" dvds.

The Laptop is Acer Travelmate 4650. The DVD RW Drive is not working for certain kind of CDs and DVDs. If we put the orginal disk "the punched one" normally it works. Very rarely it works for a written disc. All I told is the case of reading. Writing never works. This was working in the past. The drive is trying really hard to do the Job both reading and writing which we can hear from the rotating sound. At the begining when it was working fine, it was quiet. Most of the times it will start writing and in the middle things will go wrong and it will ruin the disc. Please let me know if you have some info.

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  • george_anand Apr 24, 2009

    Thanks for the reply. I will try cleaner. This is not a new drive. So thinking of buying one. But I was just checking if this is a common issue for drives when it becomes old.



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The quality of the writable CD can make a big difference, and maybe run a CD driver cleaner as well.

Another thing to try is to write the CD at a lower speed, not the driver maximum, this can help with less quality CDs as well.


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