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Old 05-04-2007, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just stuck in a blank DVD (brand new out of the packet) to burn songs onto it.

I stuck it in and nothing happened..just kept making a noise as it the computer was trying to read the disc. I went to 'My Computer' to see if I could access it from there but it indicated that the drive was empty.

What could the problem be? Help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
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Old 05-04-2007, 03:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello,

What drive do you have?

What disc do you have? (for example, DVD-R, DVD+R etc...?).

What program have you used to try and write data to the disc? (for example, Nero or just Windows Explorer?).
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Hello,

What drive do you have?

What disc do you have? (for example, DVD-R, DVD+R etc...?).

What program have you used to try and write data to the disc? (for example, Nero or just Windows Explorer?).
Thanks for the reply.

1. NC1819N ZAZ480C SCSI CdRom Device [CD-ROM drive]
SAMSUNG CDRW/DVD SM-352F [CD-ROM drive]

2. DVD-RW 4.7 GB

3. I use Nero but have never burned music onto a DVD..I didn't get that far as the drive did not recognise the disc.

Perhaps the disc is not compatible with my drive??
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You answered your question. You only have a CD-ROM and a CD burner. You need a DVD burner, to burn DVD-RWs.
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You answered your question. You only have a CD-ROM and a CD burner. You need a DVD burner, to burn DVD-RWs.
Cheers for confirming that mate, appreciated.
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