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Cd burner When I go to create a new cd and burn it it comes up and tells me that my cd burner is not connected or has been deleated. i havent touched it and its sitll in the computer so its connected...

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Re: cd burner

1) On the bottom of the laptops you are able to pull out the devices. Do so and make sure no pins are broken or anything, place it back in and retry.

2) Check your device manager to see if your dvd burner is installed. Make sure there are no "!"

3) Put a dvd or cd in the drive and listen to see if it spins.

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What does "multi layer support" mean. Does it write multi layer discs? or is it able only to read them? Also, what is a lightscribe?

Multi-Layer support means the drive can Read/Write a Dual-Layer discs.

Lightscribe means you can create a label on a disk.

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Sep 18, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook

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Unable to burn cd

go to my computer and look at your cd drive without a cd in and see what it says.if it says cd-rw or dvd-ram or dvd-rom/cd rw then you can burn cds.if not then no you can't.if you do and i tunes won't let you try a different program like windows media player or nero.if a error comes up while burning then you cd burner might be bad

Aug 09, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

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Cd\dvd burner problem

I would download the latest drivers for the burner. Make sure it is enabled in your device manager. Then, I would test the burner by creating a burnlist in windows media player, select things to burn and drag and drop them into your burn list, then hit burn and see what happens

Jul 01, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv7-1245dx Notebook

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If you are burning using software you have to tell it which device to use as a burner first. Usually there is a drop down menu of some sort for it, explore your burning software a little more. Most Drives can burn Cds these days, I'm sure it can.

Dec 10, 2008 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

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Dvd maker on aspire 3690

Hi Artmovements,

Well first off you need to get Acer to send you the disk... you are entitled by law to have it as it is not pre-installed.

However, I think the point here is not if you have the software, but if you have the right hardware.

You see, all computers can burn CD/DVD IF they have a DVD burner fitted. It sounds to me like you have a CD/DVD Combi-reader fitted which will let you listen to CD/DVD and will also burn CDs....but WILL NOT let you burn a DVD.

I checked the web for specs for your computer and all I could find seemed to back this up.... however if you can tell me what the computer says is fitted that would help.
You can find that info out by either looking in the manual it came with or by looking in your device manager and that will tell you what the CD/DVD is.

let me know ok... but I really do believe that you will find you have a combi unit and not a DVD burner. If so you need to buy one... and may I suggest you look at an external USB one, like the LG Super Multi...its good for price and is a nice fast and well made unit.

Good Luck and I hope this has helped you.

Nov 06, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Help with my cd player/burner

There could be several things which are causing your CD burner not to act in the way it should.

I had a similar type problem after installing Windows XP, .Service Pack 3 onto my Sony VAIO model VGN-SZ330P.
The standard Windows burner kept saying there was no CD in the drive but it would play both CDs and DVDs.

I went looking for an alternative and now use IMGBURN which is a free lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application . You can find it at

I also installed CDBurnerXP which is another free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. You can find it at

The above does not tell you why your burner is having problems (and they could be numerous), it will certainly get the burner doing everything you need.

Oct 16, 2008 | Sony VAIO VGN-FS980 Notebook

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Cd/Dvd burner stopped working on my laptop

when i try to burn discs i get message connect burner, my laptop is compatible to do all this

Aug 03, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook

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Cd burner

first off go to system information and find details of cd drive and write them down.
next click start,right click my computer,select properties,click hardware,click device manager.locate cd drive and delete.close all windows and restart.on restart system will detect new device and reinstall and more importly reconfigure.this should do the trick

Mar 04, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Cd burner

What programs can I use to burn or create CD's on my computer? If you're running version 10 or higher and have a CD/DVD burner drive installed in your computer you can create audio CDs using it.

Computer DVD Support
CH000885, CD or other disc tray does not close or opens by itself. CH000901, My CD or DVD is skipping. CH001014, Can a DVD burner also burn a CD?
What hardware do you recommend or what is the best? What type of burner, CD-ROM, computer, DVD, fan, hard disk drive, monitor, motherboard, mouse, printer, sound card, speakers, and/or video card does.

Computer CD-R help and technical information The CD-R drive does not actually create pits on the CD, instead the burner creates reflective sections on the CD causing the computer's CD-ROM laser to.

Good Luck, Read and follow instructions.Please dont for get to Vote/Thank You.

Dec 23, 2007 | PC Laptops

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