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Program will not recognize DVD

I have a Dell Inspiron 4600 with two drives. Drive E is a Sony DVD RW DW- Q120A and Drive D is a TEAC DVD+RW DV-W58E drives. Under normal conditions they both perform well. However, when attempting to burn a downloaded movie from utorrent that has been formatted using avi2dvd the E drive is ejected with the instructions to place a DVD into the drive, although there is one (DVD-RW) 4.7gb already there. When I attempt to use the D drive, I get the message "no disk in drive" even though there is one in that drive.
Any ideas toward this solution??

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  • Harold Estep Mar 28, 2008

    Will kiss the ground you walk on if this works.

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    UTorrent? Did you check that file for virus contamination, by chance?


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Start the program and then insert the disk so it can read it right on time

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