Question about LaCie (300978) DVD RW Dual Layer Burner
When I load any media (CD or DVD) in the drive, the green light blinks as though it is reading it, then stops and never loads the media.
I tried to connect via firewire and USB. I made sure that it was the only drive connected at the time. The computer recognizes the drive in the System profiler and in toast, but when I put a disc in CD or DVD it does not read it. The green light on the front blinks rapidly for a second or so then suddenly stops without mounting the disc. I also attached a screen shot from toast, when it reads "no disc".
I am Running MAC OS X 10.4.11 on a single processor G5
When was the last time you cleaned the dust out of the laser head? Or your PC, for that matter? Just asking.
There are cleaner disks that work sometimes, or you can go in with a cleaner foam swab with a little alcohol on it. Worth a try.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You should check for corruption of your CD/DVD burning software from whereever you got it. Sometimes some burning software isn't good enough to work adequately. I'd test some new burning software to see if that is the problem, if upbrading your burning software doesn;t do the trick. You can downlowad free trials of Roxio, NTI, and other good burners to test this hypothesis. And, of course, try calling LaCie support.
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
May need to clean the laser, or it may be a disc that
drive doesn't read You need specs as to what drive writes to and reads to
Nero info gives this information
Posted on Feb 15, 2011
SOURCE: my sony dvd rw awg170a
Just click on the link http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us
and also click on NOW RUN from right side box. It will automatically give youthe message, well or bad.
If the problem with the lens, you should try cleaningthe lens,with disk cleaner, it's already gone bad and there is no harm to take a risk to open ordisassemble the dvd/cd rw,click on the bellow link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaiTJYHQCCg
Posted on Feb 25, 2011
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