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I am trying to burn 16x dvd-r discs but it keeps saying disc is full, when i click properties it shows full in the blue but no files are on the disk

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The cd/dvd burner might not be getting enough power
make sure the leads that are attached to your cd/dvd drive have secure connections and are not bad/faulty or just replace them include electrical extension leads
or you might have bad batch of rewritable cd/dvd's
hope this helps

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Some disc brands just don't work with certain burners, and that can result in the said error. Did the store give you a different brand when they replaced your old batch? this error can also be a result from burning too much to the disc, or from trying to copy protected content. If you're burning movies, I would suggest that you close all other programs while burning, and burn at the lowest speed. Regardless to the error, you'll get a better quality result. Good luck

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