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DVD RW Format Problem

I have recently purchased a laptop with Windows Vista Starter OS (Licensed Version) and the laptop is having Optiarc DVD RW AD-75308 ATA Device drive. I have tried formatting of Sony DVD RW disc with Windows Vista OS itself (So as to use as a large floppy disk). But it is taking too long and finally not completing the task. I have wasted a few DVDs also (After several trials of formatting, the DVD is becoming useless). I have Nero-7 but there is no InCD facility so as to format the DVD. Please offer me a solution at the earliest. Optaire RW AD-75308 ATA Device in advent laptop is not updating automatically with microsoft. Hence cannot access cd-rom. Please give solution. It was bought last year only. I tried updating, no use. The computer says it is updated . It gives error as windows cannot initialize this harware (code 37)

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If you are using dvd-rw, try dvd+rw disks

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