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Newer DVD burner not recognizing DVDs


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L.Martofel

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Hey all, it's me again. Bummed a DVD burner off of a friend of mine. It's a Sony DW-U14A DVD +-RW. Seems as if it doesn't recognize media. When I tried to burn an .ISO in ImgBurn, I get the message "Incompatible Medium Installed". The drivers are current, and device manager says that the drive is working properly. Any ideas?
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rshaffer61

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Is your media +RW or -RW
This will make a difference
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It's -R. I forgot to add that it doesn't play regular DVDs either. This is recognized as a + - drive...so it should be able to use both.
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Hmm strange.
When you use a burning program does it recognize the drive as a dvd\cdrw or does it by chance see it as a dvd ram drive?
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When I tried to burn an .ISO in ImgBurn

Using CD, or DVD?
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Hmm strange.
When you use a burning program does it recognize the drive as a dvd\cdrw or does it by chance see it as a dvd ram drive?


ImgBurn recognizes it as a DVD +- RW. Here's a screenshot:

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@Broni...DVD.
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Both DVD lasers (read/write) may be shot.
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I agree with Broni on this one.
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