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Old 09-29-2004, 08:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question New Sony DVD problems

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I just got a SONY DVD DUAL LAYER BURNER DVD-RW DRU-700A and I am using the nero software that came with it. However I seem to be having a problem burning DVDs.(trying to get some data on it as backup) whenever I use the nero software *express* to burn the data to the DVD everything goes fine (as far as the burning seems to be going) but after the burning is done i tried to open the files on the DVD and nothing is there!! its empty and I can't even use it to burn something else inside!!

So i tried the nero burning software with data verfication on. and i saw on the display that it said something like "Mount DVD failed or something"

Does anyone know whats happening?

I Tried it with 2 DVDs and it still can't work!

Oh and another question... can that DVD burner be used to burn normal CDs?

thanks all

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Old 09-29-2004, 08:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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yes dvd burners can burn normal cd's


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Old 09-29-2004, 08:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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problem #1 Check for firmware update from Sony. Check medium on another burner if possible, maybe you got a bad batch. Try using another program, maybe your Nero is bad (You can always try ms burning by right clicking and dropping it into DVD drive).

Question #2.... Super multi drive like LG will burn all formats of CD and DVD's. If it doesn't say so in your specs, chances are you can't.
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Old 09-29-2004, 10:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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alright I will try that ..thanks guys... lets hope it will work!
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Old 09-30-2004, 07:12 AM   #5 (permalink)
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If you are talking about burning on Dual Layer disks, make you thats what you are using. No people that thikn they can just use DVD+R. You need DL.
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