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Mi dvd-burner doesnt recognize blank DVDs and doesnt burn them

Hello guys, my dvd burner doesnt recognize bland dvds anymore, it marks them as "Blank Cd" everytime, it does however recognizes dvds with stuff inside such as data ones and movies, also the first time i saw this, i didnt know what was happening so i tried to burn my stuff on a dvd anyway, i did it with nero, everything seemed ok until i put the dvd inside the drive to check it, my dvd driver icon sayed "CD-ROM" drive now, i tried a few more times, results were the same, until i got desperate and i formated my pc, i was able to burn dvds again but only for a short time, around 2 or 3 weeks max, im getting desperate and i just cant be formating my pc every 3 weeks, could u guys help me out? any suggestion is welcome

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Try downloading thier Dvd player play and burns everything and you can do a trail run for 20 days or so lala linda

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