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Phots not burning to cdrs

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I have a Compaq Pressario computer,. the burner has only burnt about 3 cds. What I have been trying to do for a long time now is to burn photos to cdrs. I have had no luck It doesn't matter what photo programme I use I still get the same error. Unable to burn please put cdr into drive which I do then close the drive a few seconds later again please put cdr into drive. I have ran a check via wizard and it tells me my drive is working.News to me!!
I am at my wits end I have done everything other people have advised me to do, but you've guessed, it no luck I was told to take the drive out and look at the small pin in the middle it was in MA I was told to put it in SL which I did still no good My next place to go is to a local computer shop and get them to sort it out but I believe it is a minor fault somewhere, which could cost me a lot of money for nothing. I do hope you can help me
Regards John
PS When you put a cdr into the drive the computer doesnt recconize it IE
you dont get a window to ask you what you want to do.

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Sounds like the drive is a dud. Try taking the drive back out, and setting the jumper to CSEL, also do the same thing if there is another drive in the computer. If this doesn't work, try a new drive, and see if it works then. lastly, if none of these solutions, work, try replacing the IDE cable that goes from the Drive to the Motherbard.

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