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Unable to copy files to CDs or DVDs

When I attempt to copy onto a CD or DVD (both -R and -RW) I receive an error message indicating the disk is full or unwritable even though I know this is not the case.

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First of all, the prob may be as simple as running a cleaning disk through your unit...if this does not help, then your problem is likely driver related.
Enter your control panel and device manager,
Go to the "CD/DVD drive" line, expand the section, right click on the drive in question and choose "remove" or uninstall., After rebooting your system should pick up and reinstall the drivers and hopefully solve your proble.

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Change the kind of CD u are trying to write on. Or the cd writer must have gone bad.

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First thing that needs to be done is to check and see if your computers particular cd/dvd burner is compatible with CD-R-, and DVD-R -. It may only support +R and +RW discs.

If it does support them then perhaps the burning laser is going out as some optical drives have more than one laser.

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Posted on May 22, 2009

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