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Problem while burning blank DVD-RW

Hi, i have problem while burning blank DVD-RW. I have windows vista home premium installed in my dell inspiron 1520 notebook and when i try to burn any blank DVD-RW, it shows this message "Windows was not able to complete the format" and when i try to check the volume for errors then it shows this message "This disk check could not be performed because windows cannot access the disk" Plz help me

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Try to replace another blank dvd wr or update your burning software.

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