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I have easy Cd/dvd creator 6.1 basic and have updated firmware and software and still wont recognize my recorder dvd-r/rw drive that the software came with. am i missing drivers or what?

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  • mikerocks1 Apr 17, 2008

    no it isnt

  • mikerocks1 Apr 17, 2008

    still nothing the drive i have is plextor dvdr 712a.

  • mikerocks1 Apr 17, 2008

    windows recognizes the drive as a cdr but roxio doesnt and i checked the windows web site and i may have to get a different drive because mine isnt on the compatibility list but thanks for the help. what you were able to help with was great.

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Hi,

With the indulgence of Ekse,

Initially and if you are using XP, you can try >
Xp Cd-DVD Fix by Doug Knox.

Alternately, you can try restoring your CD/DVD back in your Registry. Go to Start / Run / Regedit
Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
Key Name: {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Value Data: [Delete All Value Data from UpperFilters and LowerFilters]
Note: Do not delete the Key or the Multi-String Values. Delete only the data values.
Exit Registry and Reboot

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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Is the dvd drive detected by windows?

right click my computer -> click manage -> leftside of window click device manager -> on right side open the cd /dvd drives

do you see your dvd drive there? do you see any ! marks?

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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  • Ekse Apr 17, 2008

    If you need more assistance let us know, we are here to help

  • Ekse Apr 17, 2008

    Ok, have you ever opened your pc? is the ide cable connected correctly?



    do you see the dvd drive when you power up your pc, the bios screen should show all harddrive and dvd/cd drives right before system starts to load.



    The drive may be broken or not correctly connected.

  • Ekse Apr 17, 2008
  • Ekse Apr 17, 2008

    Mike, I recommend you try a another software to burn cds and dvds try nero trial



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  • Ekse Apr 17, 2008

    Mike, I recommend you try a another software to burn cds and dvds try nero trial



    www.nero.com


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  2. In Windows 98 and Me, double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop. In Windows XP, click Start and then My Computer .
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ID Number: 000008GN Products: General Information
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  1. Update your drive's firmware/drivers. Most companies regularly update their firmware and drivers. If you are unsure what model your burner is and its firmware, click here to find out.

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  3. The media. Check the following:
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    • Expand DVD/CD-ROM Drives, then select your burner and uninstall it by right -licking on it.
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OS: Windows 98 Second Edition
Windows ME
Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP Home Edition
Windows XP Professional Edition
Issue Roxio does not recognize the blank CD/DVD media in the recorder drive.
Resolution Follow the listed procedure to ensure that the CD/DVD media you are using is supported by your CD/DVD Recorder.

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  1. Open Creator Classic.
    1. Launch Roxio Easy CD & DVD Creator 6.
    2. Click on the Creator Classic icon.

  2. Check the supported media types.
    1. Click on Tools on the top left hand corner of the window, then select Drive Properties.
    2. Under the Devices section, click on your CD/DVD Recorder drive.
    3. Under Supported Media, click on down arrow to see a list of supported media your CD/DVD Recorder supports.
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On Easy Media Creator:

  1. Launch Disc Information.
    1. Launch Roxio Creator Home menu.
    2. Click on the Tools tab, then select Disc Information.

  2. Check the supported media types.
    1. Under Supported Media, ensure the media type is listed.
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  1. Update your drive's firmware/drivers. Most companies regularly update their firmware and drivers. If you are unsure what model your burner is and its firmware, click here to find out.

  2. Enable DMA. Direct Memory Access enables better efficiency of data. For more info, check how to enable DMA.
  3. The media. Check the following:
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    • The media is recommended by your burner's manufacturer or try a different brand, preferably a name brand, if you continue to have problems.
    • Make sure that media (-R/+R, -/+RW, dual-layer compatibility) is supported by the burner by checking burner's manual or manufacturer's website. This is especially true for some Blu-Ray burners which do not support CD-R/RW media.


  4. If your burner is external, make sure it is connected directly to the computer via USB/Firewire and not a hub or other other device like a sound card.
  5. Update to the latest PX Engine. The PX Engine improves compatibility with newer burners on the market.
  6. A reinstall of the burner's drivers may also help.
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