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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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123 dvd copy will not converrt to wmv, I recently upgraded to windows 7 and now I am haing this problem


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WILL NOT LOAD IN WINDOWS VISTA


This is the requirements for DVD Express. There are a lot of programs that are not compatible with Vista.



Minimum Requirements
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  • Pentium II 450 MHz processor
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • Hard Drive free space of 10GB
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  • Blank DVD Media (DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, or DVD+R
http://www.dvdcloningsoftware.com/dvdxpress.htm

You might consider to partition your hard-drive so you can run XP on it too and be able to run programs like this one. Hope this helps, sorry for you luck. Let me know if I can help you with anything else.
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This is the problem of not matching/support the motherboard of your driver with Pioneer DVD. U just go the manufacturing site of Pioneer dvd and download the driver / updates and then install it. (Before u uninstall the driver). Then fix it.

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DVD writer read but doesn't burn


You are going to have to use the ‘rule-out’ method to begin; remove your DVD-ROM and only install your DVD-RW drive as master; see if that solves the problem (a side-note; burners should be set to master and the other drive should be slave).
NEC/OPTIARC FAQ: http://club.cdfreaks.com/f86/nec-optiarc-f-q-updated-07-10-2006-a-120934/
It will help you if you need the latest FIRMWARE for your drive.

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