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New DVD w/message the DVD is not blank!!

I am trying to backup my hardrive. Yesterday I purchased Memorex DVD+RW 10 PK. When I inserted the disk a message popped up: "the disc is not blank"!

How can that be? How do I create the disc so I can backup my hard drive?

Thank you.

bjm

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  • Robert Couts
    Robert Couts May 11, 2010

    Hello,



    What operating system do you have? and what program, were you going to use to burn the data to the cd-rw?

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