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Burns blank Hi. I have an internal CD/DVD/Lightscribe drive on my HP running Windows Vista. I am using the SureThing CD Labeler program. Half the time, Lightscribe burns perfectly, and the other half of the time, it seems like it's burning, but when it's done and I take the disc out of the drive, the disc is totally blank. Yes, it's a Lightscribe disc, and, yes, I'm putting it in the right way--it just comes out blank. It couldn't possibly be the design I'm trying to burn, because I tried to burn four identical discs and two of them came out fine and the other two came out blank. Any ideas?

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Try different software. Download nero trial at www.nero.com

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I'm trying to find out if ideasoft cd labeler premier edition supports printable cds


SureThing CD/DVD Labeler Deluxe DOES. $25 on they website. http://www.surething.com/ST/Category.asp?CatCode=ST4_HOME
and its called LIGHTscribe Technology where it prints on the CD. i could not find the premier edition.
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LightScribe Disc Burning


How to burn a LightScribe Disc.
You need to download The Light scribe Template Labeler.
You can get it here. http://www.lightscribe.com/products/index.aspx?id=105
Pick your Platform. ie Windows,Mac,Linux
you can get Designs from here.
http://www.lightscribe.com/ideas/index.aspx?id=2564
Install the Template Labeler
You now need to insert a LightScribe Dsic Into the drive (Lable side down)
Now go to start and left click on the LightScribe Template Labeler Program.
On the first window you'll get an option to do not show again.(your choice)click ok
You are now in the labeler program.
pick a Template
You can download more Templates from a link centered near the top of the screen.
click next at the bottom of the screen.
The next screen you can edit your slected image.click Preview and Print when your done editing.
The next screen you can slect your color of choice and the drive as well as print options.
On the bottom right your estimated burn time will be displayed.
click print near bottom right.
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on Jun 03, 2010 | HP DVD 740VI 16X16 Dual Layer LightScribe...

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Not able to print directly on CD/DVD


Printing Directly onto a CD or DVD in Roxio Express Labeler
  1. Make sure that the product is turned on and that the USB cable is connected to the product and the computer.
  2. Click Start , click All Programs , click Roxio , and then click Roxio Express Labeler v3 .
  3. Click Disk Label , then click Options . Figure 1: Options c01452912.gif 1 - Options button
  4. The Options screen appears. Figure 2: Options screen c01452913.gif
  5. Make sure that LightScribe 12cm Disc is selected from the Disc Label menu, then click OK to return to the Roxio Express Labeler window.
  6. Click Disc Titles , type the title and subtitle for the CD or DVD, and then click OK . Figure 3: Disc Title option c01452914.jpg 1 - Disc Titles button Figure 4: Edit Disc Title screen c01452915.gif
  7. Click Background , then click Import Background to use an image on the computer as the background on the CD or DVD. Click OK to return to the Roxio Express Labeler window. Figure 5: Background option c01452916.jpg 1 - Background button
  8. Insert a LightScribe CD or DVD into the LightScribe drive of the product. Make sure that the label side of the disc is facing down.
  9. In the Roxio Express Labeler window, click Print . The LightScribe label is printed on the CD or DVD. Figure 6: Print c01452917.jpg 1 - Print button

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LightScribe installed properly, but not seen by other software.


Software problem with NERO and Surething LightScribe. Didn't see the "LightScribe' option in thier software.

Droppix Lightscribe software worked fine.

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Why Can't I get my computer to print Lightscribe labels


Try going to www.lightscribe.com and using their program. It works really well for me

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HP DVD 1040 external lightscribe


  1. Clean Drive: commercial cd/dvd cleaner + air compressed can with narrow pipe inserted into device to reach lens.
  2. Update you sw from http://www.lightscribe.com/ (Control panel, diagnostic tool, application)
  3. be sure service is started: as Administrator go to Control panel/Administrative tools/Services
    double-click on Lightscribe Service, and if it says disabled change it to automatic, then "start service" in the left pane if is already started and set to automatic stop and restart it you don't have to reboot to see results.
It worked for me on HP6710b with internal drive and with liteon external burner

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My dv9000 wont burn any cds. i am not sure why. i have tryed downloading some different software but it still wont do it. i know it can i have done it before. i also have lightscribe and i have used that...


1. Lightscribe needs its own drivers and a labeler like Surething CD Labeler

http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadSection/windows/index.aspx

2. If your HP came with sonic and you installed Nero or something else there is a good chance neither programs will work.

I had the same issues with my lightscribes (2) I thoughtlessly installed Nero without removing the Sonic Digital Media + in my HP the burner no longer worked, I reinstalled both programs after removal. I had to run the Nero Clean Tool first

http://www.nero.com/eng/support-nero7-tools-utilities.html

before the burner would work again.... only with the Sonic though Nero never did anything but mess up my burner, the lightscribe came back after installing the correct drivers, if your lightscribe is very light almost unseeable, then there is a contrast enhancer for the lightscribe
EXTENDED LABEL CONTRAST UTILITY
http://www.lightscribe.com/downloadsection/Windows/index.aspx?id=812

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HP DVD 1040 external lightscribe


First off ,I have herd that if you label some of the software you write on dvd 's on they won't play! but I mite suggest trying uninstalling your labeler in uninstall and reinstalling it (make sure you competely unistall it ( try your pc off and ) and reinstalling it lala linda

Jun 02, 2008 | HP LightScribe dvd640i (DVD640I)...

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Lightscribe CD Burner


try and reinstall the sonic program if you have it. it sounds like the computer did not have the sonic software on it when you bought it, so it would have been removed when you restored your computer.

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