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My cd/dvd drive will not burn cd/dvd's properly. it goes through the motions, but the discs come out as blank, i was able to burn cds at 2x speed, but that was it. any movie, or anything else will go through the burning process and finishes it no problem, but when the disc is supposedly finished, it gets read as a blank disc everytime. i have a satellite a205-s5804 laptop with the original driver

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Ok..
what kind of application you use for burning??

try it again then double check if you really choose the right path of th drive you want to use as burner..

then you are sure that you burn the music as audio cd not data cd..as well as the video cd not data cd..

because if you burn data cd only computers can read that.. not your aplliances like for example your dvd player,cd,etc.


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