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Cd/dvd drive stopped working - matshita dvd-ram uj-861h ata devic


Hmmmm see try cleaning the temporary files which are stored ...I mean files ready to burn to dvd .. You can find them when u click dvd drive with out any disc in it.

Create a new user account and then remove all the burning software and then reinstall it.
If still doesnt work tough luck dear .. Reformat the hdd might help.

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Burn cds


Hi first thing go to

start
control panel
printers and other hardware
system (on left side)
hardware
device manager
DVD / CD rom drives


does it show up as a burner? DVD-RW or CD-RW
if not it may have a wrong driver installed If windows does not recognize it as a burner it will never work untill you get past the driver issue.

If the correct driver is installed
should be pretty simple there are many ways to burn
right click on a file and select SEND TO and send it to your burner usually drive D add all your files then select BURN FILES

or if they are media files you can use Windows Media Player

if all else fails track down a copy of Nero burning rom software or Roxio easy media creator.

Finally having said all that are you using the correct media?
if you try to burn files using a DVD on a non DVD burner it won't work.

also older burners were finicky and you had to watch your + and -'s

meaning if a DVD-R isn't working then try a DVD+R

if its an older burner you may consider upgrading it, a DVD burner can be bought on ebay or newegg for about $50 and its only a 2 cable install so its not to hard.

Another more extreme solution is to save all your files which you should be keeping in the "my documents" folder and do a system restore. (requires the factory restore disks)

This is very time intensive and can be VERY tricky but if the computer has been running for 3 plus years and is running slow it could probably use a fresh start and anything that has been corrupted over the years gets wiped away.

Hope that helps



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It may just be that that is the speed of your drive.  See if it says on the drive how fast it is.  If it is too slow, then you may want to consider getting a newer, faster drive.

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If the source has a blemish so will the one you burn. Check the sample rate. The bigger the number the better the quality
Greg

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Using my desktop to burn copy of cd some times skips on play back


try this:
when you are about to start the burning seccion. pay close attention to the speed you're using to burn your cd... try to lower it to the minimum, this should garanteed a better job (it may a bit take longer but you may save that in frustration).

also look for a kit the clean your cd burner... I think I've seen those at walmart here in canada.

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Are you using a Rewritable CD? When they're new, they're really fast, and they slow down the more you use them.

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I HAVE A DELL DIMENSION E521 AND AT FIRST MY CD BURNER BURNED FAST BUT NOW IT TAKES ALMOST 5HRS TO BURN ONE CD. IT SYNCS MUSIC ONTO MY MP3 PLAYER FAST HOWEVER


a slow burn..sad..but true..sounds like your computer may need a serious tune up...hmmm

see this link, and click on TuneUps4Good.

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