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Toshiba odd dvd sd ,wont rewrite dvds

Do I need a perticular type of rewrite dvd to burn as ,the toshiba won't burn these philips dvd r I have,the drive works fine apart fro this...cheers

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Re: toshiba odd dvd sd ,wont rewrite dvds

I had this same problem, but after reading this, I checked and sure enough the drive was not enabled to record. Thanks so much.

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Re: toshiba odd dvd sd ,wont rewrite dvds

Are you sure your drive is a dvd writer? And if it is a writer, is it a dvd -r or a dvd +r or a dvd -r/+r? Depending on the way the dvd writes to the disk, you will need to buy specific media for the writer to write to. DVD -R cannot write to DVD +R and vice versa, and even if the drive is a DVD -R/+R, they seldom write to both media with any degree of regularity or of good quality. Most dual dvd writers seem to prefer DVD -R.

Oh yeah, one other thing, if your dvd is a writer, you should check out the drive properties in my computer to verify it is set to record. If you see the recording tab, select it and verify that the box is checked to enable cd recording on this device.

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Cant burn dvd

You need a dvd burner a burning program and a dvdr burnable disk to be able to burn a dvd
Burning computer files on a DVD can be a great way to backup your information.
Most one-sided writeable and rewritable DVD discs can store nearly five gigabytes of information, while two-sided writeable and rewriteable DVD discs can hold over eight gigabytes.

There are many programs available for purchase that you can use to burn a DVD.
For the sake of this tutorial, we will be using one of the most popular CD and DVD burning utilities Nero Burning ROM.

Read on to learn how to burn a DVD.
Insert your writeable or rewriteable DVD into your writeable DVD drive.

Click on your start menu and select "All Programs," "Nero" and "Nero StartSmart."
Locate the pull-down menu at the top of the window that shows "CD" displayed.

Click on the arrow to view the rest of the menu and select DVD.
Find the icons under the pull-down menu you just used.

Click on the "Data" icon. Then click on "Make Data DVD."
Click on the "Add" button when the Nero Express window opens.

Find the files on your hard drive that you would like to burn to the DVD and select them.
When you're done selecting files, click "Finished."

Select "Next" to get to the Final Burn Settings screen. If you can select the speed at which to write your disc, select the 8x option.

Click "Burn" and wait as your files are burned to the DVD. Click "OK" once the window pops up telling you the burn process was completed successfully.
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I have bought a second hand toshiba external cd player xm 1902b. it wont play dvd's. is it not set up to do so?

This is a CD-ROM drive. CD drives will not read DVDs. You need a DVD-RW if you're going to be burning DVDs or if you're only going to be watching DVDs then a DVD-ROM drive would work.

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Disk drive does not work. Possibly need a driver. What kind of removable drive? Rewriteable DVD written on face. Toshiba Satellite A15 series bought quite a few years back. Windows XP home.

I would go into the BIOS and make sure that the correct drive and drive type is there. Up on the boot sequence, hit F2 and go into the BIOS.

Also, go to the toshiba website download the drivers you need. I do it all the time.

Jan 18, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A1O A15 A20 A25 A30 A35...

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How do I record onto a 8x dvd rather than a16x

if you are yousing a DVD recording software like Nero or some then in the settings just before the burn yu can find optins generally on the left you have to expand on te menu by clicking on the button and you can change the speed of writing the DVDs...

though to my understanding if the empty DVD-Rs are 8x then the speed of writing the DVDs is automatically calibarated at 8X but well you have the solution even the other case now

if you need any further assistance you can mail me

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CD RW/ DVD RW Drive Will not read and Burned discs or burn to blank discs

I suggest a firmware update from Toshiba. If this does not help then your laser in the drive is no longer capable of this task. Also just thought about it but make sure the media that you are burning to is the same as the drive + or - R's

Jan 22, 2008 | Toshiba SATELLITE A10 A15 A20 A25 A35 A40...

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do you mean wont play on dvd players (connected to tv)
if so its because the software you are using is not compatable.or the way you are burning them.for instance if you use nero dvd (mp4)you can only view with nero but you can config to use with any player.If you mean it wont play on other computers its usually wrong can maybe cure this by updating dvd drive firmware.

Dec 09, 2007 | CD Drives

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Dvd - cd rom wont work

Dear friend, In your system cdrom drivers currupted for that drivers you need to install a mscdx file in drive "c" then it works fine.

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Lite on LTN486S and TOSHIBA ODD-DVD SD-R5272

DId you check the wires? Also your computer may not be compatible with the player.

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Cant read dvds, need new driver

You might get lucky by removing the drive entirely from the "hardware list" (start->settings->control panel->system), then letting the OS find it automatically. if it doesn't work try Windows Update and choose "Custom" to get driver updates, then restart if it tells you to. If that doesn't help, and if you're sure that the drive worked as a DVD before, try this KB from microsoft:;en-us;320553

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