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by Tathraman / March 16, 2005 2:06 PM PST

I want to save a project to CD but get a message that a recordable CD drive was not detected - even though I'd just used the drive to record something else. The MS knowledge base said it could be to do with HP DLA and to remove it via control panel, but it isn't listed there. Help will be very much appreicated.

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How are you trying to make the CD?
by glb613 / March 16, 2005 6:41 PM PST
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In your post you wrote "save to a CD". Are you trying to use the "send to" or "save as" option? When you made the other CD, what method did you use?

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by funkid7 / March 16, 2005 10:22 PM PST

I make movies all the time and save them to HD first then view them outside of MM, to check for corrections. Then I right click on the saved movie and durn it to CD, no problem.
sounds like glb613 is trying to create the movie as he burns it?

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by Tathraman / March 17, 2005 6:17 AM PST

>>Are you trying to use the "send to" or "save as" option?

File/Save Movie File. I then click 'recordable CD' in the Movie Location box and get the message that a recordable CD drive waas not detected.

>>When you made the other CD, what method did you use?

I made a slideshow from my digital still camera using ULead CD and DVD Picture show.

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Have you ever created a CD using
by glb613 / March 17, 2005 6:51 AM PST
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the CD burning software that came with either your computer or burner?

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by Tathraman / March 17, 2005 12:05 PM PST

If you mean Record Now, yes.

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I guess I'm not making myself clear
by glb613 / March 17, 2005 6:45 PM PST
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Have you made a CD with your CD burning software since you have been unable to do so with Movie Maker? If you haven't tried, make one. If that works then you know the burner is OK. Try making a copy of the movie through Record Now and see what happens. You need to find out if the burner is working OK with other programs.

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by Tathraman / March 18, 2005 6:53 AM PST

Yes - I just successfully burned CDs on both Record Now and Win Media Player.

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Then your burner is working properly
by glb613 / March 18, 2005 7:18 AM PST
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I have two burners on my computer, one internal and one external. I tried to make a CD using MovieMaker and it insisted on using my DVD-RW combo burner, which is the internal one, as the default. When I had the blank CD in the other drive, I got the same error message as you. It looks like the program is not recognizing your CD-RW.

Have you tried saving your project and using your CD burning program to make the CD?

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