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ITune fails to burn Cd on Sony AW-G170A Error 4280

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Ok - same itunes error 4280 - but not using a Sony CD and the drive will burn an MP4 dvd - just not CD-r or -rw discs Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition Service Pack 2 (Build...


Search Results Occurring during an attempt to burn a cd in iTunes, the Burn Error 4280 pop up in a message and is most often a result of the wrong speed of burning in the iTunes program, an issue with the cd drive, or incompatibility between your computer and the cd burner.Sep 9, 2011

Solve Burn Error 4280 with Simple Steps - ErrorAnswers.com

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Windows XP with SONY RW-AW-G170A DVD Rewriter.Unable to format UDF on DVD disc even after disabling-in built CD burning engine.Formatting starts fine but after afew minutes alert message appears:...


THIS PROBLEM SEEMS TO NOT UR DRIVE BUT
1. WITH UR SOFTWARE OR
2. THE DISK U R USING

MAX TIMES THE DISK CAN NOT FORMAT SO 1st TRY TO CHANGE THE DISK
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May 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Windows XP with SONY RW-AW-G170A DVD Rewriter.Unable to format UDF on DVD disc even after disabling-in built CD burning engine.Formatting starts fine but after afew minutes alert message appears:...


it very well could be the disc themselves, some computers like i certain kind better, my husbands only likes sony dics, wont burn on anything else, try that it might solve the problem...shia

May 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I get an error 4280 when I attempt to burn an audio cd


Apparently a common error; if you google error 4280 you'll get several different versions of what is happening. Some blame the Sony CD's other blame Dell, HP, etc...like I said there is a long list so I didn't want to pick out just one, it depends on your Computer type, combined with the CDs..so go ahead and take a look. Personally from reading some of the fixes I came up with; don't use Sony disc and run at 16x to get rid of the error. Hope this helps..

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Mar 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I keep getting cancelled CD burns off of iTunes and Windows Media


I had that error befor I was burning with Memorex's 52x CD-R... when I switched to a Maxell's CD-R, the error was gone! And I left the burn speed at 'maximum'. It did it in about 4minutes. Good luck!

Dec 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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SONY DVD RW AW-G170A BURNING PROBLEMS


It worked with Win ME but not with Win XP now

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Problem with sony dvd rw aw-g170a


Hi i have Sony AW-G170A on 2 pc's and almoust at same period both pc's started not to read DVD cds, cds that were writen by the same drive so ive check the net and end up updating the Firmwares 1.71 to 1.75 so check this link. And get AW-G170A Firmware 1.75 then u gonna need Binflash to update the Firmware get Win32 GUI version if u use Win Xp. Open the program press Flash find the location of the 1.75 Firmware and update it restart pc and it should work it worked for me.

Jul 31, 2008 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Burning to cd


According to hp help and support
When using iTunes for Windows you may get a disc failed error. An unknown error occurred (4280)
In this situation, if you attempt to burn a disc, the following error message may display: The attempt to burn a disc failed. An unknown error occurred (4280) You can resolve this error message by modifying a file in the iTunes CD Configuration folder. First, you need to verify the model of optical drive present. Verifying the Model of the CDRW/DVD Drive Verify that your PC has a Sony CD-RW/DVD CRX830E optical drive installed:
  1. Open iTunes.
  2. In the iTunes Help menu, click Run CD Diagnostics .
  3. Insert an audio CD in the optical drive.
  4. Click OK .
  5. View the results in the CD Diagnostics window:
    • If IDE/CdRomSONY_CDRW/DVD_CRX830E is listed, proceed with the procedure below to resolve the error message.
    • If another drive name is listed, this document does not apply to your computer.
Resolving the Error Message When an IDE/CdRomSONY_CDRW/DVD_CRX830E model optical drive is present, do the following steps to resolve the error message: CAUTION: Take care in using the following steps.
  1. Close iTunes and any other files and software that are open.
  2. Click Start , My Computer , Drive C: , Program Files , iTunes , and CD Configuration to view the files in the CD Configuration folder.
  3. Locate the file gcdrtype.cfg in the CD Configuration folder.
  4. Right-click the file gcdrtype.cfg .
  5. In the drop-down menu, click Open (you may need to select Notepad ) to edit the file gcdrtype.cfg in Notepad .
  6. In the Notepad window, scroll to the bottom lines of the file gcdrtype.cfg .
  7. Locate the line that reads: DRVGENERALFLAGS = MODESEL_NOPAGE01 | MODESEL_NOPAGE05
  8. At the end of this line add " | NOSENDOPC " (the first character is a blank space), so the line then reads: DRVGENERALFLAGS = MODESEL_NOPAGE01 | MODESEL_NOPAGE05 | NOSENDOPC
  9. At the top of the Notepad window, click File , Save .
  10. At the top of the Notepad window, click File , Exit to close the window.
  11. At the top of the CD Configuration window, click File , Close to close the window
  12. Restart the computer.
You should now be able to burn an audio CD without displaying this error message. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------If this answers your question please rate this as fixed.
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Problem with sony dvd rw aw-g170a


plz sum 1 gimme the link to download SONY DVD RW AW-G170A firmware.

Mar 28, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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IT CANN'T READ THE DVD IT BURNS


hi dear

the drivers are part of windows
what they look as though they did was rerun the m/board setup disk and install the m/board drivers
try removing the upper and lower filters
scroll down to how here
http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=k...060&x=12&y=13#
check for a firmware update
the laser may be dirty or has gone
try the drive on another computer

for firmware , here
http://club.cdfreaks.com/f86/sony-aw-g170a-firmware-1-71-firmware-available-192972/

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Mar 24, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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