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My cd/dvd rom used to write cds and dvds no it won't i tried reinstalling it taking it out and putting it back in the pc but still won't let me write any files i can still burn cds and dvds but i can't write help me please

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  • Kevin Shafer
    Kevin Shafer May 11, 2010

    I'm afraid you've lost me...you can burn but you can't write? Burning is the same as writing? Please explain...

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Oh i mean i can burn cds but for some reason i can't write any files to a cd or dvd anymore

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