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CD/DVD RW Not working


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misterc

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Hi guys I'm back again...with yet another problem.

I bought a brand new system a few months back and I only tried today to save / back up some of my files on a brand new DVD blank disk.

When I highlighted the folder to be copied to disk and selected the d: drive (CD/DVD drive) I get a message reading

"Windows encountered a problem when trying to copy this folder. What do you want windows to do?"
Retry Skip Cancel

I then tried to copy the folder to a CD blank disc and it worked!

OK..I have check that I do have a CD DVD RW Drive and when I click on the properties I see that the device is enabled and working properly.

My PC & CD DVD specs. are as follows:-

Windows XP Home edition.
CD DVD Drive Model Number (displayed within properties) TSSTcorp CD / DVDW SH-S182M
Location 0(0) is also displayed within properties.......
.........................whereas my floppy disc drive A: and hard C: both have Location:0 (primary ATA channel).
Do I have to configure something in my PC settings for saving to DVDs?
Do I have to go into setup and configure BIOS?
Do I have a damaged DVD Writer?

As always, many thanks in advance, misterc.
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123Runner

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Windows does not recognise DVD. This is a windows problem. You have to use another program such as nero, or others that are free.
Nothing you can do about it.
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misterc

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FANTASTIC!!!!!!!

"Thank you very very much 123Runner!"

I went straight to Nero and created a DVD Data disc. My files are now saved.

You're a star :whistling: Enjoy your weekend and thanks again.

misterc

P.S. I'm going to be adding a link to this site on my (hobby) website....everytime I have a PC problem it is sorted out here!
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