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Dvd burner wont burn

Put a new Aopen isu-8424e dvd burner in my hp Pavilion 4220 laptop it will read dvd's and cd's but will not burn them. Using Nero 8 it goes thru the process of writing and says successful and you can tell it burn't something on the disk if you look at it, but the computer will only see it as a blank. Tried in other computers and says its blank also. Plese help very frustrated. Thanks

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  • rwavham Aug 30, 2008

    Hello I have an ACER Aspire 9300 Notebook and I have same problem as jim34w3 caus the dvd burner wont burn I tried several copy programmes like NERO8 and windows media player

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