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need help in my cd rw

by mohamed_e56 / July 24, 2008 2:43 AM PDT

hi i had a 3 years old cd rw asus CRW 5232a4 it don't burn any disk in nero and any other program except magicISO i tryed buring at all speeds and in nero it sometimes say commenction error or nothing but it burn good in magicISO i have tryed other one and worked good and on the same cable and it read cds very good help me please and thank you

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Can you rewrite your post to correct
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 2:49 AM PDT
In reply to: need help in my cd rw

There are too many typographic errors for me to guess what you meant to tell.

For now try the usual CD LENS CLEANER and a fresh post without those errors.

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Wait a second. Why didn't you tell about your faulty DVD?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 2:58 AM PDT

I'm locking the other post for now.

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sorry for spelling
by mohamed_e56 / July 24, 2008 3:09 AM PDT
In reply to: need help in my cd rw

Sorry for bad spelling I am from Egypt and I talk Arabic not English any way my old cd ?rw don?t write cd in any writing program except magicISO and in nero it don?t give any error message but it read cds good what can I do with it ? and my other problem is I bougth a new DVD writer it worked good I had written 5 DVDs with but after them it don?t write and give me DMA drive error ,CRC error and I tried two cds each one stop at the same point of writing and it is still new both are asus and on cable and one more thing the DVD write cds good and read DVDs good and thank you

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Let's try this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 4:54 AM PDT
In reply to: sorry for spelling

If ANY of those Nero softwares is OEM and you have multiple recorders I've found I need to uninstall Nero and go get the retail version.

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i will try this on which one
by mohamed_e56 / July 24, 2008 5:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Let's try this.

i had tried differnce windows on the dvd and tried other nero programs nero 8 and orginal nero 7 and nero 6 and the nero i am currntly using is nero 7 that came with the new dvd any other help please and thank you

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 5:18 AM PDT

That sounds very expensive. Why would you not just buy that latest retail version?

Keep in mind that Nero doesn't work with all drives or media types. I dropped a hint earlier about the log containing more clues but let me try BLUNT!

1. What make of the media that fails?
2. What firmware version for each drive MAKE and MODEL too please?

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not like you think
by mohamed_e56 / July 24, 2008 5:28 AM PDT
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nero 7 came with the dvd and a ferind had nero 8 so i setup it and i had nero 6 with the old writer and both of the writers was working on nero very good and the cd rw i had updated it's fireware any way i even had 2 windows they both don't work in both windows windows vista ultimate and xp and i had tried other windows xp an windows vista even windows xp pro and home edtiom and vista ultimate and vista home and they didn't work pease help i can return back the dvd but the old one i need to fix it

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Bingo. "updated"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 5:31 AM PDT
In reply to: not like you think

The updating of firmware is a well known way to kill off the ability to use the OEM versions of Nero. You now know why this happens.

-> The only fix I've found is to go back or scrub the drive clean of any sign of Nero then install their latest RETAIL version. Any OEM version may not do here.

Thanks for the final clue.

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i had updated only one not two
by mohamed_e56 / July 24, 2008 5:35 AM PDT
In reply to: Bingo. "updated"

i had updated the cd rw but the dvd still with the orginal fireware what can i do about the dvd ?

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Not much.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 6:29 AM PDT

This is the bane of the OEM versions. They seem to do odd things when firmware or drive change. Glad we've found it. Since you don't have the full retail copy look to freeware DVD and other creation/burning programs.

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