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DVD/CD reads CDs, but can't burn


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jsaklas

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I know meremoongirl has a similar problem, but I do not want to hijack her posting.

I have a DVD/CD burner drive and a CD/DVD read only drive. They both read CDs fine, but the burner does not burn. I have NERO Express 6 ver 6.6.1.4

After I choose the files to load onto the CD and I then click on BURN, the tray opens and I'm prompted to put in a CD, even though the CD is already in there. In other words, the burner does not recognize the blank CD.

When I go into the Device Manager and right click on the burner (ATAPI DUAL 4XMax) and check out the Drivers tab I find (in Windows\system32\drivers) cdrom.sys; imapi.sys; InCDRom.sys; incdrm.sys; PxHelp70.sys; redbook.sys and in windows\system: stroprop.dll

I'm running xp home sp2

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Try a different brand of writable cd. Also try a different burning utility such as that built into xp, to establish if it's a fault at system level or just a fault with nero.
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pip22,

Sorry for the delay. I tried three brands of CD (Sony, Staples and TDK; I also tried the burner within XP and a freeware titled "Burn4Free" as well as my Nero Xpress. None of the software, regardless of the CD brand recognized the blank CD. All 3 kept asking me to insert a blank CD.

Lastly, I thought that my R/W drive recognized non-blank CDs; it does not. (I have second CD/DVD read-only drive that does recognize CDs and is working OK.)

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Jim

Edited by jsaklas, 17 November 2006 - 07:09 PM.

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