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Re: DVD-RW BURNING PROBLEMS
First of all use dvdrw so can check and if fail can do again.
check software for type of media cd/dvd +/-
check all required codecs are installed.
check overburn boxed is checked
try nero 8.
I have nero 8 no faults ever,has much more apps,tv link ups even a chat line.
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Try another DVD-RW drive because it sounds like the laser is going bad. Burning requires alot of power from the laser. Playing DVD or playing cd's doesn't require much so thats why it would play those.
Hi. You need to install the burning software that came with your DVD writer to make sure that you have the latest burning software compatible with your unit. If you are using older version of the burning software like Nero or PowerDVD, you need to uninstall the old version, re-start your PC and install the new software that came with your DVD burner. DVD burning is not possible using file explorer.
This could be a glitch with your burning software. Try removing and reinstalling it, or using a different software. The other possibility is the drive, occassionally with a CD/DVD combo drive the DVD reader or burner will fail, leaving the CD end working.
Based on the laptop model you have listed, I am afraid to say that there is not much that you can do about the time it takes to burn DVDs. Computers often come with re-writeable (RW) drives that have different speeds. Thus, on older laptops or desktops, the drives are very often slow and will take a large amount of time to burn a full DVD. As for the CPU usage, writing data from a hard drive to a DVD or a CD is a very memory and performance heavy task, especially on older computers. You can attempt to free up resources by closing as many non-essential programs as possible prior to burning a DVD... but that will not dramatically increase the speed. Not using the laptop for other purposes while it is burning a disc may also speed up the process.
If you use the Nero Smart start, you should see an icon to switch from burning CDs to burning DVDs. Once you click this icon, you should be able to burn to DVDs.
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