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Dell cd-rw drive doesn't recognize when a disk is in it

When I try to copy a Word file to a CD-RW disk and place a disk in the drive, the drive scanns the disk, then the message comes up "No disk in drive" and will not proceed.

Why doesn't the drive recognize when a disk is in it? If I use it for installilng programs from disk, no problem.

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    I'm trying to put some photos on a disk. There is a disk in the drive but I keep getting message to insert a writeable disk.

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You need to make sure your drive can read CD-RW. That is a different format than "+" and is not recognized in a lot of drives. Also, what software are you using to burn the document?

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