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NEC 3530a won't recognize DVD+R DL discs error

I purchased some new Dynex DVD+R DL discs to burn some iso files, but the 3530a won't recognize the discs in the drive. I've tried using Nero, ImgBurn, and Alcohol 120%, but all of these programs are still giving me errors that the "drive is empty" or there is "no disc" when there is a new dual layer disc in the drive. The dvd-rom drive works well with single layer discs. I had recently updated the firmware to 3.01, but it doesn't work. Help!

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  • dokkawoof Jun 30, 2009

    Yes, the NEC 3530a is a DVD burner.

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Is your drive a dvd burner, if not get one

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

  • Ronald Arthur
    Ronald Arthur Jul 02, 2009

    check to see the functions whether it is a plus or minus and then have a disk of that type, you can test it with nero drive

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