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My DVD-R is not recognized as a recordable device

I can't use my DVD-R to burn CDs or DVDs it just play them and I can't seem to have it fixed. I tried changing drivers but I am pretty sure this is the driver I need. Any thoughts?

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  • Jill Markus Jul 08, 2007

    I have windows XP Pro SP2

    I have just bought this Drive...
    DVD - Asus DVD-RW 1608P
    Procesor - Pentium 4
    Burning Program Nero

  • Jill Markus Jul 09, 2007

    I have Nero 5, but I don't think it has anything to do with Nero... even the regular write in Windows doesn't work. Windows XP just does not recognize it. I think it is either the driver or my DVD... I will update it to Nero 7 and let you know

  • Jill Markus Jul 10, 2007

    Thanks, I updated the Nero and tried again with Windows media player, in the end I have changed the driver once more and I was able to make it work. Maybe all the updates made it to work!
    Thanks for you help an patience



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Which DVD-R drive do you have? Which burning software program do you have? what is your system? Awaiting your info :)

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  • Anonymous Jul 08, 2007

    Which version of Nero are you using? each newer version supports more drive types.


  • Anonymous Jul 09, 2007

    Updating Nero would be my first suggestion to try - also have you tried using the drive from windows media player for CD burning?


  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2007

    You're welcome :)



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