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DVD writable media not recognized by drive... shows up as "Blank CD"

I'm using Windows XP Pro SP2, and when I try to use DVD+R or DVD-R, the media is detected as "Blank CD". If I try to copy files into the drive window, it gives a generic message "Error Encountered".

I went into device manager and removed the drive, then re-discovered it, but still doing the same thing...

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance,
Clark

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  • ilovesuri Mar 13, 2008

    i have a sony vaio laptop with a MATSHITA_DVD-RAM_UJ-850S

    it works normally with dvds (reading and writing) but when i insert a cd it always shows it as blank !

    what could be the problem with it?

  • tomas02 May 03, 2008

    I've got the same problem as well when i insert a blank dvd-r it shows up as a blank dvd i have updated firmware and reinstalls etc but still the same thing it recognizes dvd movies but not blanks

  • adityab May 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. My drive shows my dvdr's as blank, ive checked it oin another computer and the dvd's working

  • weitzmanN Sep 26, 2008

    I see the same with my IBM laptop and Matshita DCD+RW. No burner can see the blank DVD placed in the drive. It seems that most of the computers where working and in probably because of an M.S update something has been corrupted.

    Please Help! it happens also with Vista business.

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Lol a blank DVD cant be opened directly in Win xp, you need to use a DVD burning tool... for your laptop did you check you the DVD-ram reads cd's also?

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I am using a Lenovo Y500 laptop with Matashita drive. When i insert a CD the autorun shows it as "Blank CD". Also the drive is not able to write on recordable media.

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