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The computer is reading burned discs as blank when the cd really is not blank & readable on other computers.

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Try going to the laptop manufacturer's website and see if there is updated drivers and/or firmware for both the BIOS and the CD drive itself.

Also, be sure that you are putting a CD into a CD or DVD drive, and not a DVD into a CD drive. The former works, the later does not.

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