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sony DVDRW +/-

by Bulletrushout / December 26, 2009 11:58 PM PST

MY Sony DVD Burner should burn disc that is either + or - because that is what is written on the the burner, yet it only burns + dvd and rejects any and all - dvd. Is this a driver issue or was the burner mislabeled

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Incomplete details.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 27, 2009 12:01 AM PST
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Please finish your post with make, model, etc.

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My MISTAKE
by Bulletrushout / December 27, 2009 2:26 AM PST
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Sony DVD RW DRU-190A. This all the information i see on the unit from device Manager

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Reading a few posts.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 27, 2009 7:51 AM PST
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http://www.google.com/search?q=DRU-190A finds people noting RITEK media to be problematic on this drive.

"VERBATIM is the only RELIABLE DVD+R DUAL LAYER MEDIA end of story."

Interesting statement!

I see some suggest "CROSS FLASHING." My thought is that's what I would do if I was willing to take a chance and was ready to replace it if that failed.
Bob
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Thanks
by Bulletrushout / December 28, 2009 6:58 AM PST
In reply to: Reading a few posts.

I learned quite a bit from you site you point me to. Thanks again

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