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Not recognising blank DVD-R (Sonic Record Dx)

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Anonymous
August 29, 2004 11:11:16 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

Hi

I am having a problem with my DVD Burner. I want to copy
a DVD from one drive (D:\) and burn it on to a blank DVD-
R which I put in my DVD-RW Drive (E:\).

I have been using Sonic Record DX to try and do this.
This is the original DVD burner software that came pre-
loaded on to my computer.

I have had the computer for just over three weeks and to
begin with everything was fine I could copy DVDs without
any problems but now Sonic Record DX will not let me copy
DVDs.

When it tells me to insert a Blank DVD-R in the DVD-RW
drive I do this but then I get a message saying "Please
insert Blank DVD". I've tried several brand new DVD-Rs
which I have just taken out of the wrapping so I know
there is nothing on them but yet the software still tells
me to insert a Blank DVD.

It doesn't seem to be recognising blank DVD-Rs in the E:\
drive.

The E:\ drive plays CDs, DVDs etc fine.

I've gone to My Computer and checked the status of the
DVD-RW drive (E:\) and it says everything is fine. I
insert a blank DVD-R in the E:\ and the icon on My
Computer changes to a DVD-R symbol which shows that the
computer has recognised the blank DVD-R. I've checked the
properties aspect of the blank DVD-R and it says Free
Space - 0 bytes and Used Space 0 bytes. I don't know
whether this means that isn't recognising the disc or
that it's just blank.

Do you think I need some kind of patch or bug fix to
enable me to record to blank DVDs again?

Please help!!

Thanks

Amanda
Anonymous
August 30, 2004 7:04:55 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

Actually, it sounds like the DVD's you are trying to copy are too large
to fit on a Blank DVD. Have you tried writing like 3 GB of data to a
DVD and see if that works?

----
Nathan McNulty


Amanda wrote:
> Hi
>
> I am having a problem with my DVD Burner. I want to copy
> a DVD from one drive (D:\) and burn it on to a blank DVD-
> R which I put in my DVD-RW Drive (E:\).
>
> I have been using Sonic Record DX to try and do this.
> This is the original DVD burner software that came pre-
> loaded on to my computer.
>
> I have had the computer for just over three weeks and to
> begin with everything was fine I could copy DVDs without
> any problems but now Sonic Record DX will not let me copy
> DVDs.
>
> When it tells me to insert a Blank DVD-R in the DVD-RW
> drive I do this but then I get a message saying "Please
> insert Blank DVD". I've tried several brand new DVD-Rs
> which I have just taken out of the wrapping so I know
> there is nothing on them but yet the software still tells
> me to insert a Blank DVD.
>
> It doesn't seem to be recognising blank DVD-Rs in the E:\
> drive.
>
> The E:\ drive plays CDs, DVDs etc fine.
>
> I've gone to My Computer and checked the status of the
> DVD-RW drive (E:\) and it says everything is fine. I
> insert a blank DVD-R in the E:\ and the icon on My
> Computer changes to a DVD-R symbol which shows that the
> computer has recognised the blank DVD-R. I've checked the
> properties aspect of the blank DVD-R and it says Free
> Space - 0 bytes and Used Space 0 bytes. I don't know
> whether this means that isn't recognising the disc or
> that it's just blank.
>
> Do you think I need some kind of patch or bug fix to
> enable me to record to blank DVDs again?
>
> Please help!!
>
> Thanks
>
> Amanda
!