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Detection My computer will not recognize my burner. I have it connected to the USB and it's plugged in but when I start Nero it won't let me burn a DVD.

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Re: Detection

Have you installed drivers of your burners if not than install drivers and it will solve your problem or you might have not connect your burner properly. If this is not new burner than your burner needs to be repaired or your USB is not working

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