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Dvd re-writer will not read any blank discs

I have an external Freecom DVD-/+RW DVD Writer. It reads normal film dvds ok and cds with saved data on. but it will not read a blank dvd when i put on in to back up some files. it sees the disc as no free space and none used. its the same on other discs i have used and i have used both and - blank dvd's. i have also tried it on another computer and the same. it also will not read blank cd's.

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    Hi, My dvd rewriter (internal) suddenly doesn't recognise the blank discs that I have been using. My program asks me to insert a blank disc and when I do so nothing happens, usually it will say.. blank disc in drive, but nothing.

    I have tried using different brands of discs just in case the discs I got were suddenly not compatable but the same thing happens.

    The blanks do not read in the drive that came with my pc either (dvd rom) but when I put a film in, it will recognise that a film is there.My rewriter tho will not recogise anything. Can anyone throw any light on this? Can it be fixed or has my rewriter had it? Please respond, xxHelenxx

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If you have nothing on the cd then it won't read it cause there is nothing for it to read... so if you have a writing software that you can write the cd you can write the cd... only if there is something on the cd it will read......

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