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Lite-on DVDRW SHW-160p65 DVD-RW drive

Hello
after i un-installed roxio EMC 7, my Lite-on DVDRW SHW-160p65 dual layer will not recognise a blank DVDR DVDRW anymore
please help
many thanks
regards
gary

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Where are you looking to recognize the disks? if it is in my computer in Windows it would most likely be because the Roxio software was what was recognizing the disks. generally Windows does not do a very good job of recognizing blank disks. I would look at the disk information in your current CD burning software and see what that says.

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