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can not burn cd's or DVD's

by Nebliss / September 1, 2008 12:00 AM PDT

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name AMH
System Manufacturer NVIDIA
System Model AWRDACPI
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 43 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~2010 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 43 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~2010 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Award Software International, Inc. F2, 27/07/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United Kingdom
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name AMH\Mike Hancock
Time Zone GMT Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 16,384.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 1.32 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 3.85 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
I have two DVD rewriters, they both work perfectly when I put in anykind of dvd or cd. However when I want to burn a cd or dvd of any kind, they will not recognise that a cd is present. I can not find a way to get around this. I thought perhaps the cd's or dvd's needed to be formatted, but can not find a way to do this either. Can anybody please help

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If you do a search here on CNET you will find this question
by VAPCMD / September 1, 2008 12:58 AM PDT

asked and answered many times.


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Just for starters.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2008 1:44 AM PDT

Why should this OS report a CD/DVD if it's blank?

Think it over. Research that DVD writer support in this OS. (There isn't any!)

-> Here's the answer. Install, learn to use DVD creation software.

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