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DVD burner not working properly

by Jack Benesch / September 9, 2007 1:35 AM PDT

I have a Dell Demension 8400 running WindowsXP Pro. I am able to burn 600Megs with no problem but when I try to burn 900 or more it freezes up the computer and then says there is no info on the disk. My process is to select the pictures I want to burn and select send to the burnes. After burning I select make compatiable. When that is don the disk ejects. When I gor to revied the disk it freezes up the computer and I have to reboot. Any ideas?

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Most CD burners and SW programs let you burn something
by VAPCMD / September 9, 2007 1:44 AM PDT

less than 700MBs per CD. If 600 MBs work....might be better to stick with that than trying to compress 900MBs on a CD whose capacity is 700MBs.

Might help to tell us what CD burning SW you're using.


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It's the DVD burner
by Jack Benesch / September 9, 2007 9:28 AM PDT

I should have mentioned it's the DVD burner not the CD. DVD's should hold over 4 GB

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Hmmm....what CD-DVD drive are you using and what CD-DVD ...
by VAPCMD / September 9, 2007 10:03 AM PDT
In reply to: It's the DVD burner

authoring SW are you using ? Last what DVD media are you using ?


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DVD burner
by Jack Benesch / September 9, 2007 10:24 AM PDT

Really not sure about the software. Like I said it will burn small amounts 600-700mgs but after that nothing. I am using Sony DVD+R disks

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When you find out what SW you're using let us know...
by VAPCMD / September 9, 2007 10:42 AM PDT
In reply to: DVD burner

can't help without the specifics.


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Does every disc delivered the same result?
by morphose / September 9, 2007 9:57 PM PDT

Sometimes the problem is the disc, even it is new.
If the disc is OK, try another burning software instead. This one is great.

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