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Hardware i have 256 mb RAM. Can i add 1 GB parallel to it?

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Re: hardware

If your motherboard can take 2GB, then yes, but you need to go to and run a system test and it will tell you what your board supports.

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I can't burn 2Gb even though my DVD is 4,7 Gb

The size of the file in MB. does not equal what is burned onto the disk. 4 x 600 = 2400 MB. but what is burned to the disk is usually more than what the file size equals. Try using a dual-layer blank disk and see what happens.

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I have LG Dvd writer which i bought in aug 2009.this writer works well up to 15 days and from 16 th day it has a problem that whenever i play any dvd or cd it the pc is hang and when i play cd or dvd movie...

your computer might be slow if ur conf. is low, upgrade ur ram and processor. if ur ram is small then it happens.if it still hapens reinstall the nero burner

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HP dvd740b Internal Dual Layer DVD Burner w/ LightScribe Issues

Common problem associated with XP SP3. After updating to SP3 there's a probem with CD/DVD recognition. Here's the Microsoft patch below:

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DVD-Rom will read the movie but won't write (burn) it. Bad block of memry

>> The Device has a bad block of memory, which Windows attempted to read.

Which CD/DVD disk are you trying to _read_ ?
Can you read this disk in a different computer ?
If not, then the disk is scratched or greasy or otherwise damaged.

Does the error occur when you try to start to _write_ ?
If so, the "blank" CD/DVD media may not be compatible with your hardware.
Find a "writable" disk from a different manufacturer, and try to write to it.
If that works, then you may need to do a "firmware-upgrade" on your CD/DVD-writer, to make it compatible with newer "blank" media disks.

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Burn errors cant get drive to write

It looks like from error codes that yoi may have a hardware error, or a disk format problem, if this is only burning problem you have on pc and it worked before, then uninstall and reinstall Nero, info gathered from here,
sense code 5 ASC 2c= 5 / 2C / 00 COMMAND SEQUENCE ERROR
5ASC2700=5 / 27 / 00 WRITE PROTECTED
Please give good rating if this helps you or points you in right direction, thanks

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My computer working slowley

The most common reason for slow processing speed is insufficient RAM memory.

Increase the RAM, if RAM available is no more than 512MB, then it must be upgraded.

Check also your hard drive state. If you have less than 1GB free, that will slow down the system. Go to Start>>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defregmenter and do a Defrag of the hard disk.

If you have at least 1 GB RAM, and you took care of the hard drive, then you can check the process starting up on their own and remove the useless one, or spot mala-ware that can affect speed. You can use a software like Hijack This, and search on google te function of each process started on the list reported by the software.

You can download Hijack this here MajorGeeks | If download does not start, then click at the top of the page, where it says Click Here If It Does Not.
Be careful if you delete the wrong files using this software you can harm the system, and Windows may not work properly.

If you think you have malaware you can also install Spy Bot, and do a system scan. Download Spybot from The home of Spybot.

If all the above does not work, and there is no malaware, then you usually reinstall the system.

Check also the bios settings, BIOS can downgrade the CPU speed on default , even if this is uncommon on recent BIOS.

If a computer is still slow with a fresh system and enough resources then it is one of those rare occasions when you have an hardware fault.
Hardware that can cause slow down is: RAM CPU Motherboard HD Video card.

Some tips on procedure can damage your windows installation. Do not download Hijackthis software and do not change BIOS settings and do not touch hardware unless you are sure of what you are doing.

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you currently have a CD writable drive and a DVD readable drive which means you can burn CDs and play DVDs but not burn DVDs

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How much RAM needed to burn DVDs?

no, ram should not be the problem... you should first reinstall your os and use nero 6.66... that can happen because of many things but you can this before reinstalling:

make a new account on window xp, delet your existent...
start the system in safe mode... if it allows you to burn the dvd in safe mode your problem is operative system...

in fact if the problem is solved by burning from a new windows account... that should be all...

the problem could be caused by:

bad or low transference IDE cables... you need ATA 66 cables minimum...

problems with burning software ( if you already have nero, uninstall it completely and install a newer version), there are many free trials on the internet.

of course more RAM would be a great help... but the problem isnt that...

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Does not read dvd

Is This The lightScribe ?
Heres Some Basic Information, that may help Resolve Your Problems:-

Minimum system requirements Operating system Microsoft Windows XP and 2000 SP4 or later (the latest service pack is recommended). Interface IDE interface. Processor/RAM 800 MHz Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent , 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium IV processor or equivalent recommended. (Actual drive performance depends on PC configuration). 128 MB of RAM (256 MB is recommended for video editing). Hard drive space required 1GB free for software installation. 10 GB free for DVD video disc creation. 18GB free for double-layer DVD editing. Video resolution 1024 x 768 video resolution with a minimum of 16 bit color required for video capture, authoring, and editing. ** Please do note Rate This post Until Your problem Has Been resolved **

Thanks mike.

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