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Old 07-24-2009, 11:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok my HP DVD writer 840b will not recognize blank CD-Rs. I have tried Sony and Memorex CD-Rs. The drive will read CDs and DVDs otherwise. It will also recognize blank DVDs, just not blank CD-Rs. Anyone have any idea what could be wrong, or what I could do to fix this?
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What OS are you using?

Perhaps there is a problem with the blank CDs (very unlikely with both brands but possible); can you try them in another computer to check?

Would it be possible to stick a different CD/DVD drive in the comp to see if it's a software issue?
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