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LG CD/DVD combo does not recognize virgin DVD´s

My DVD is working fine. It plays DVDs well and I can play CD´s too, but when I put in a virgin DVD it just keeps reading and the HD lights keeps blinking. I can not open explorer to see if the DVD media is empty or not (even though I know it is empty). I must eject the media from the DVD player to continue. Windows shows no errors in the Hardware section but it does show a curiousity. I find my Samsung CD read/write (D) and I find my LG CD/DVD (F) but strangely I find another device that seems to be written as a SCSI DVD (H) which I do not physically have. I have tried to uninstall and remove the H drive and reboot without success. It always comes back. Does someone out there have an idea how I can resolve this. I would like to record on my DVD.

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DVD combo do not burn DVD's they can only read DVD read CD and burn CD to burn on a dvd you need a dvd writer. A DVD combo is a combination of just a DVD ROM and a CD-RW.

with some models (even of LG) you only get one drive DVD/CD-RW but in dome version it shows as two different drives DVD and CD-RW. consider this as partioning of a drive if its to be analogued to HDD (though its not partioning its just diffrent PROMS)

Hope you understand that there is nothing wrong with your combo its just that you are expecting it to be a DVD-RAM which it is not.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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