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Dvd writer doesn't read or burn dvd/ but only read CD-R plz reply to

Here is all u need to know except that it says i can read and burn dvd's but actually i cannot.

Drive Information
Drive                      : HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4040B
Type                       : DVD±R/RW Recorder
Firmware Version           : A304
Buffer Size                : 2 MB
Date                       : ?
Serial Number              : K2A37T43117
Vendor Specific            :  
Drive Letter               : E:\
Location                   : 1:0
Mechanism                  : Tray
Read Speed                 : 32 , 24 , 16 , 10 , 8 , 4  X
Write Speed                : 24 , 16 , 8 , 4  X

Read CD Text               : Yes
Return C2 Pointers         : Yes
Read CD-R                  : Yes
Read CD-RW                 : Yes
Read DVD-ROM               : Yes
Read DVD-RAM               : Yes
Read DVD-R                 : Yes
Read DVD-RW                : Yes
Read DVD-R DL              : No
Read DVD+R                 : Yes
Read DVD+RW                : Yes
Read DVD+R DL              : No
Read BD-ROM                : No
Read BD-R                  : No
Read BD-RE                 : No
Read HD DVD-ROM            : No
Read HD DVD-R              : No
Read HD DVD-RW             : No
Read HD-BURN               : No
Read Digital Audio         : Yes
Read CD+G                  : No
Read VideoCD               : Yes

Write CD-R                 : Yes
Write CD-RW                : Yes
Write DVD-R                : Yes
Write DVD-RW               : Yes
Write DVD-R DL             : No
Write DVD+R                : Yes
Write DVD+RW               : Yes
Write DVD+R DL             : No
Write DVD-RAM              : Yes
Write BD-R                 : No
Write BD-RE                : No
Write HD DVD-R             : No
Write HD DVD-RW            : No
Write HD-BURN-R            : No
Write HD-BURN-RW           : No
Buffer Underrun Protection : Yes
Mount Rainier              : No
SolidBurn                  : No
Labelflash                 : No
LightScribe                : No
Modes                      : Packet, TAO, DAO, SAO, RAW SAO, RAW DAO, RAW SAO 16, RAW SAO 96, RAW DAO 16, RAW DAO 96

Region Protection Control  : RPC I
Region                     : All
Changes User               : n/a
Changes Vendor             : n/a

CSS                        : Yes
CPRM                       : Yes
AACS                       : No
VCPS                       : No

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Re: dvd writer doesn't read or burn dvd/ but only read...

Have you installed the softwares to burn DV/CDs? maybe you hadn't installed the softwares yet. normally samsung uses NERO. check the installation kits.

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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Re: dvd writer doesn't read or burn dvd/ but only read...

Dear sir ,
i have dvd writer it ony write and read cd but dont write and read dvd what should i do

Posted on Jan 18, 2010

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Re: dvd writer doesn't read or burn dvd/ but only read...

Check whether your drive have the ability to read or write dvd if it has that ability then switch of your system completely and unplug your dvd drive wires and after few sec reinstall all wires and switch your system on your drive should work fine

Posted on Mar 09, 2012

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Re: dvd writer doesn't read or burn dvd/ but only read...

Thank You all for your solutions, but i found out that the problem was that the little door wasn't closing all the way.And as such the dvds weren't fitting in correctly.
Appreciate the response.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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