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DVD-R Reader will not read CD-Rs


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bryan6791

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I am having trouble with my DVD-R reading some Data CD-Rs. I burned some MP3s onto a data CD-R. It reads some of them, but most of them it just hangs and will not let me view the contents of the CD-R. How do I fix this problem? Thanks for the help.


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Hello bryan6791,

 

I burned some MP3s onto a data CD-R. It reads some of them, but most of them it just hangs and will not let me view the contents of the CD-R

 

 

Optical drives can be picky when it comes to different brands of disk so can I ask if it happens with more than one brand. 

 

From where have the MP3 files come from, this to see if they are protected/encrypted.

 

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What I do not understand is the CD-Rs read on my laptop fine, but most of the CD-Rs do not read on my Win 7 desktop.


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Hello bryan6791,

 

I burned some MP3s onto a data CD-R. It reads some of them, but most of them it just hangs and will not let me view the contents of the CD-R

 

 

Optical drives can be picky when it comes to different brands of disk so can I ask if it happens with more than one brand. 

 

From where have the MP3 files come from, this to see if they are protected/encrypted.

 

TIP

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Not heard from you for a while bryan6791, do you still require assistance or is the issue now resolved, an update would be appreciated.


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No, I am still having the same problem. I am sorry that I did not get back with you. I do not understand why I can view them on my Win 7 laptop, but not my Win 7 desktop.


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Hello bryan6791,

 

I burned some MP3s onto a data CD-R. It reads some of them, but most of them it just hangs and will not let me view the contents of the CD-R

 

 

Optical drives can be picky when it comes to different brands of disk so can I ask if it happens with more than one brand. 

 

From where have the MP3 files come from, this to see if they are protected/encrypted.

 

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Can you answer the questions that I have previously asked please.


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The .MP3 files came from newsgroups and a torrent websites, I do not know if they are protected or encrypted or not.


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Can I draw your attention to the GTG Terms of Use which we have all agreed to abide by;

 

We will not support or allow the discussion of any peer to peer (P2P) applications, except for their removal.

 

 

Due to the nature of from where the media has come from (torrents) I suggest that you check the computer for malware by following the GTG malware redirection text below

 

I suspect that you have some malware on your computer causing issues that we are not able to solve through means we can use here in the Tech Forums. I suggest you read the 'Start Here' topic found here. With these self-help tools you have a high chance of fixing the problems on your own. If you are still having problems after following Step 3 of the guide, continue with Step 4 and 5 and post in the Malware Forum. If you are unable to run any programs, Please create a topic stating what you have tried so far and that you are unable to run any programs. Also, Please do NOT post the logs in this thread.

If you are still having issues after the malware expert gives you a clean bill of health, Please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).


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Okay well thanks for the help. I do not think I have malware on my computer because I scan it every week. Some of the .mp3 files on these CD-Rs I burnt like five years ago.


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Not sure of your malware removal knowledge and discussing the possibility any further here is off limits, as you download torrents the computer needs to be checked by a member of the GTG malware removal staff, this regardless of how many years ago that you burned the media concerned.

 

Good luck with any malware removal that may be required  :thumbsup:


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