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Can't Use My DVD Burner after ISO uninstallation

by macheholder / January 8, 2012 2:22 PM PST

I once installed Magic ISO then I uninstalled it and now my DVD burner is now a DVD ROM the bad part is it's IDE

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What operating system are you using?
by Steven Haninger / January 8, 2012 7:29 PM PST

If not Windows 7, you will need 3rd party burning software. CDBurnerXP might be a good choice. It's not for XP alone but works well with Win7.

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Can't Use My DVD Burner after ISO uninstallation
by macheholder / January 9, 2012 12:53 AM PST

I
once installed Magic ISO then I uninstalled it and now my DVD burner is
now a DVD ROM the bad part is it's IDE OS is XP Home Dell Optiplex
GX270
SP3
nero 8 installed

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Sounds proper. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2012 1:05 AM PST

Because XP does not know what a DVDRW is. DVDRW was before XP's days so it has the code for CDRW and DVDROM but that's it.

If you install some other recorder software it should enable you to record DVD media again but as to XP showing the drive as DVDRW is iffy since that's an OS thing and not a problem for the recorder software.
Bob

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Can't Use My DVD Burner after ISO uninstallation
by macheholder / January 8, 2012 8:57 PM PST

I once installed Magic ISO then I uninstalled it and now my DVD burner is now a DVD ROM the bad part is it's IDE OS is XP Home
Dell Optiplex GX270
SP3

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Re: can't burn
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 8, 2012 7:44 PM PST

it could well be that reinstalling Magic ISO works like magic. I won't harm, I suppose, to try it.

Kees

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Can't Use My DVD Burner after ISO uninstallation
by macheholder / January 9, 2012 12:51 AM PST
In reply to: Re: can't burn

will do, stay tuned for more Confused
I once installed Magic ISO then I uninstalled it and now my DVD burner is now a DVD ROM the bad part is it's IDE OS is XP Home Dell Optiplex GX270
SP3
nero 8 installed

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Re-install
by Willy / January 8, 2012 11:08 PM PST

There are other freebie/shareware DVD burner out there. You can try them and if the results won't allow you to burn, then you may have other problems. Also, if you had this drive for some time, it may have been done in by wear&tear, they do age.

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Can't Use My DVD Burner after ISO uninstallation
by macheholder / January 9, 2012 6:04 PM PST
SillyCool first think I would like to thank all for trying much love & respect to you guys,I didn't want to reinstall Magic ISO cause I wouldn't have all the functions in NERO 8 ,someone had posted a link that basically said to update the firmware,I had to download WININQUIRY to show the model & serial numbers (as to not download and install the wrong firmware) Driver Genius to install the drivers, all free <span id="INSERTION_MARKER">http://drivers.softpedia.com/progDownload/LG-GH22NP20-Internal-Super-Multi-DVD-Writer-Firmware-102-Download-75424.htmlfor the LG GH22NP20 Internal Super Multi DVD Writer Firmware 1.02:
now everything is working, it displays DVDROM but nero drivecheck displays all of the drives capabilities, burn formats as R. Proffitt posted "Because XP does not know what a DVDRW is. DVDRW was before XP's days so it has the code for CDRW and DVDROM but that's it.If you install some other recorder software it should enable you to record DVD media again but as to XP showing the drive as DVDRW is iffy since that's an OS thing and not a problem for the recorder software " thanks and hope this works for anyone that has the same or similar problem
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