Download.com Site Feedback forum

General discussion

labelflash - lightscribe what's the difference?

by duddix / March 18, 2010 5:46 PM PDT

I just purchased a Toshiba Laptop for my wife - WIN7 - 64 bit and it came with a DVD drive that has labelflash. I thought everything would be included (software, etc.) but all I have is a labelflash compatable drive. I would like to use it but trying to find the correct information online is baffling. Do I have to use labelflash compatable media or will lightscibe media work? Do I need to purchase software or will the labelflash free download work? Where do I go to get the straight info on how to use this hardware. Toshiba doesn't provide much help in manual form or tech support.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: labelflash - lightscribe what's the difference?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: labelflash - lightscribe what's the difference?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
You're right.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 19, 2010 6:02 AM PDT
Collapse -
LabelFlash...
by John.Wilkinson / March 19, 2010 6:05 AM PDT

In short, LabelFlash is a competitor to LightScribe. The two use different technologies, so the software and DVD media are not interchangeable. However, Nero 8 and above support LabelFlash natively, as do OEM versions of Nero 7, and LabelFlash media is becoming more accessible as it's used in an increasing number of computers.

Hope this helps,
John

Collapse -
labelflash - lightscribe what's the difference?
by duddix / March 20, 2010 11:15 AM PDT
In reply to: LabelFlash...

Thanks for the info...

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 51,224 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,453 discussions
icon
Laptops 20,090 discussions
icon
Security 30,722 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,937 discussions
icon
Windows 10 1,295 discussions
icon
Phones 16,252 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,684 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 15,215 discussions

GAMING MUCH?

Enter for your chance to win* a game hardware bundle

One lucky winner will walk away with a gaming monitor, keyboard and mouse. Two lucky runners-up will score a gaming headset.