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nero and external cdwriter

by No_Rectangulars / June 22, 2005 2:13 PM PDT

I'm running XP on a laptop, I have an HP8200E cd writer. The computer can see but Nero can't. I've already replaced wnaspi.dll with various versions but to no avail. Any suggestions. From what I can tell this seems to be a not uncommon problem.
Yes, I am aware the HP sucks in all possible ways, but I'm not buying another one.

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Nero bundled version
by AussiePete / June 22, 2005 2:43 PM PDT

If your copy of Nero came "bundled" with another CDROM then that is your problem. If not why dont you email Nero - they are pretty good - answered a question of mine - have a look at the web page for details

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by No_Rectangulars / June 22, 2005 2:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Nero bundled version

It was an OEM version that came with my XP, it works fine with an internal writer. What do you mean 'bundled'? and if so, how do I solve it?

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by ramusson / June 22, 2005 3:14 PM PDT
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What Aussie means is that the NERO that you received is meant to work only with your specific writer. All the CD/DVD writer manufacturers gift you a writer software as part of their sale; the software comes along or "bundled" with the writer.

The solution will be to buy a Retail pack of a writer program or try a lot of free ones available on the net that will recognise your external writer.

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ignore previous
by No_Rectangulars / June 22, 2005 3:26 PM PDT
In reply to: Nero bundled version

ok, so how do I get around it? Or failing that, can I get a good free version of Nero that WILL work?

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Even if I knew I cant
by AussiePete / June 22, 2005 5:49 PM PDT
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HP8200E and Nero
by Papa Echo / June 22, 2005 6:20 PM PDT

What do you mean Nero can't see the HP8200E ? Do you mean you cannot choose the HP8200E for a recorder, and that Nero only give you an ''Image recorder'' as the only choice ? I am refering to Nero Burning ROM, he main Nero burning program. BTW, which version of Nero do you have ?

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(NT) (NT) Thanks everybody, all fixed! just got another version
by No_Rectangulars / June 22, 2005 7:22 PM PDT
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