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Hey there guys, I just wanted to ask you guys about my dvd/rw, If you can't help me its no problem, I am going to take it back the weekend.

Well its starts that I buy a new dvd/rw (Wow! This thing is great its got the new "Lighscribe" feature (LightScripe Enables me to print a picture onto special cd's with inside the drive [Have not used it yet though]) I installed into my computer no problems.

The problem is I cannot copy dvd's. I can read them fine but I just cant write to them. I can write to a normal cd\rw and read. So I was woundering what the problem might be.

Not only that I changed the Region Codes to the correct settings but still no luck. So I gave up and tried it on my dad's computer, the drive worked perfect! So i thought maybe its some kind of software conflicting with the drive. So I Formated today and done a clean installation. But for some reason the drive still does not work on my computer. What could this be???

Its a LG (I dont know the specific model, but if you need it I can get it)
If you need anymore specifications, let me know.

Cool :col
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Have you checked the jumpers and put it on its own channel, make sure your HDD are jumpered right.

Make sure you get the drivers for it installed because its lightscrbe it needs the drivers for it.
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Thanks for the choppy relpy.

Yip, jumpers in correctly set to "Master". Loaded the drivers.
But you see what I dont get, is that it works on my dads pc without drivers. It doenst work on mine???

HElp!!!

Thanks....
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How are the drives set up are you HDDs on a seperate IDE channel from optical drives do you have any other optical drives.
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Try updating the motherboard BIOS and the burner firmware
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How are the drives set up are you HDDs on a seperate IDE channel from optical drives do you have any other optical drives.


Yip, seperate IDE channel. I got another DVD/RW on the same channel, I set it as slave and the new one as master.

Try updating the motherboard BIOS and the burner firmware


Im going to try and update BIOS and see what happends. I already updated burner firmware.

Cool, thanks guys I will get back to you. :whistling:
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Cool, so hours of strugling to flash my BIOS. It still never worked.

Anything else???

Thanks :whistling:
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What CD writing software are you using?? Is it the same as your dads??

Nero or something like that??
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Yip same as my dad's (Nero), but its not the software iether. Cause I have tried diffrent types of software.

Anything else???
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