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I purchased a super allwrite DVD writer with lightscribe features. For my new computer I had a technician install the DVD writer and when I found out that would not recognize any DVD I tryed to get the technician to repair but he had long since vanished and had absconded with my installation DVD I tryed installing the drivers from light scribe but I still cannot get the DVD writer to recognize any DVD or CD put into it what do I do now

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Hi,

So you mean that your having problem reading cd/dvd?

Waiting for your reply

Posted on May 05, 2008

  • Priya darshan May 05, 2008

    Another thing are you able to open the dvd/cd up from the my computer.Or is it not reading it at all?

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