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Won't format new DVD-RW disks

All of a sudden the machine won't format disks--Error message E 4 54037380 keeps coming up. I bought lots of new disks (TDK, Maxell,etc.), ones that I always used before, but nothing works. The machine records on disks I previously formatted and had time left, but it will not format now. I have no idea what caused this but it looks like I may suddenly need to buy a new machine of a different brand.

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I did everyting today to fix this. bought new dvds, name brands different, tried finding codes, called the number. trust me. try this. clean it. thats All i did. cleaned it with a dvd cd cleaning disc, the one with two little brushes on it, nothing special, ran it until i heard the beep, popped my dvd in, they all worked. everyone, im still recording. i ran it about four times. now, if you tried to burn a dvd, and got the error, throw that dvd away. because i tried about ten dvds. after i fixed it, THOSE dvds were no longer usable. dont know why. hope this works.

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