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Learning how to use new DVD-R Drive...need help.

by cmk59 / May 5, 2005 2:32 AM PDT

Hello, all! Trying to burn several files onto the Lite-On DVD/CD combo drive, but I cannot seem to get it to work...I have several issues:

1. Every time I put in a fresh DVD-R, I get an error message to put in a new disk.

2. The Pavilion a720n computer has no "A" drive, so I cannot download and install the firmware upgrade from the HP site. Am still waiting on an answer from HP.

3. I have several file types I'd like to record onto the DVD...some show the Real icon, some show the WMP icon, others show what looks like a 'sine wave' icon. These latter files will play in QuickTime or Real, but not WMP, nor will they record to the DVD...it gives a message that the files are corrupted and it cannot import them. Any ideas on how to make all my video files recordable? THANKS!!!

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Cmk, HP's Site Says You Have DVD + Formatting...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 5, 2005 4:09 AM PDT
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by steve66 / May 5, 2005 11:09 AM PDT

just quickly hitting one point here. why would you need a floppy? just download the installer and save it out on the desktop.

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