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Writing to DVD takes excessive amount of time

Have had this drive since June 2007. It worked fine for a month or so, but now takes about 45-55 minutes to burn a dvd+R disc with a video, about 4.5GB of data. When the drive was working properly, it would take less than 8-12 minutes to burn the same thing, same dvd+R media. When the write delay became first apparent, I upgraded the firmware and that seemed to work, but now its back to taking 45-55 minutes to burn. The dvds are all of the same brand and 16x speed.

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Re: Writing to DVD takes excessive amount of time

The problem is that you might not have sufficient memory. Try burning @ 8x. Burning DVDs at 16x is a speed higher than the speed @ which file transfer takes place within the pc. So the lack of availability of memory slows down the proces. I once had the same problem.

I hope u find it helpful sir...

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