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September 28, 2009 3:56:28 AM

Hello,
I can't get my DVD and CD drives to work. I heard the problem could be that imapi service isn't installed. What do I do?
Thank you
November 17, 2009 12:14:15 AM

check imapi service status,Run 'services.msc' , then look for it on the list and if it's turned off just double click on it and start the service
November 18, 2009 8:03:29 PM

Hi
Ive just installed Windows 7 on my desktop computer but when i try to burn a disk i keep getting "Power callibration error" I have checked for the IMAPI in services but it isd not there. I also have the same problem on my laptop...IMAPI is not there either, my laptop is running Vista.. it just stopped working all of a sudden.

Do i need to download IMAPI from somewhere?? Ive looked everywhere but cannot seem to find it or any info on it if its missing

Any help at all is much appreciated
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November 18, 2009 8:19:18 PM

I had a problem with my dvd rw a few days ago,and i thought that imapi was missing on win7 but aparently it's not on win7 services,no one's got it.
I have done a lil search and looks like different CDs,or DVD's causes this problem.
You could try to use a different CD-R brand
I always use tdk and they work ok.
I know this applies to windows XP,but have look anyway
http://www.megaleecher.net/Fix_Power_Calibration_Error
November 18, 2009 8:25:08 PM

Ok ill check it out, thanks for your help :D 
November 18, 2009 8:31:23 PM

You should have imapi as a dll file(imapi.dll) I got it too.
November 18, 2009 8:45:15 PM

i did a search in the start menu and it doesnt find anything! That link didnt help either as i dont have IMAPI :(  Im going to try sfc / scannow. Just need to find a way for it to run as administrator. I am logged in as administrator so i dont know whats going on.. I hate computers when they dont work! lol
November 18, 2009 8:50:19 PM

dont need to worry everything can be sorted,in time.you can also try to reinstall/upgrade ur burner's firmware.
i went to windows folder and there,i searched imapi and it found the dll,
in vista and 7 imapi is not a service.
November 18, 2009 8:58:29 PM

I just did a search in the Windows folder and yes, there it is! This has confused me even more now.. is it possible do disable it as it says in the link you sent?
November 18, 2009 9:18:05 PM

I guess some dll files could be in conflict with other software,but i dont think thats your problem now.
if you have the dll, it is a part of your system.
When was the las time ur burner was working?
How old is ur burner? if you think thats not the problem or ur burner is brand new,
get to device manager uninstall it,reboot and wait till windows installs it.
upgrading the firmware of it fixes issues too.like me,the bluebirds tool wont let me burn,then i found a removal tool from its manufacturer.
November 18, 2009 9:43:32 PM

The burner hasnt worked since the new install. I dont think its that old but i got it with the computer that i got 2nd hand.

I have just uninstalled and it installed itsself as you said. Still no joy.. heres the log from Neroi 8 if thats any help...

Dean

1K22-0867-0795-66M4-5998-8641-****

Windows XP 6.1
IA32
WinAspi: -

NT-SPTI used
Nero Version: 8.1.1.0
Internal Version: 8, 1, 1, 0

Recorder: <MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S>Version: 1.00 - HA 1 TA 0 - 8.1.1.0
Adapter driver: <IDE> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : via Inquiry data
Connected to MMC as unknown drive with class-nr : 1
Drive is autodetected - recorder class: Std. MMC recorder
CD-ROM: <MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S >Version: 1.00 - HA 1 TA 0 - 8.1.1.0
Adapter driver: <IDE> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S E: CdRom0
=======================

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
WriteBufferSize: 83886080 (0) Byte
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 1791MB (1834488kB)
Free physical memory: 1263MB (1293560kB)
Memory in use : 29 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0)

18.11.2009
UDF/ISO compilation
23:38:59 #1 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 450
LockMCN - completed sucessfully for IOCTL_STORAGE_MCN_CONTROL

23:39:00 #2 Phase 112 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
DVD-Video files reallocation started

23:39:00 #3 Phase 114 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
DVD-Video files reallocation completed (no file modified)

23:39:00 #4 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6671
UDF document burn settings
------------------------------------------
Determine maximum speed : FALSE
Simulate : FALSE
Write : TRUE
Finalize CD : TRUE
Multisession : FALSE
Burning mode : DAO
Mode : 1
UDF Mode : UDF/ISO bridge
UDF Options : automatic
UDF Revision : 1.02
UDF Partition Type : physical
ISO Level : 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 char)
Character set : ISO 9660
Joliet : FALSE
Allow pathdepth more than 8 directories : TRUE
Allow more than 255 characters in path : TRUE
Write ISO9660 ;1 file extensions : TRUE

23:39:00 #5 Phase 111 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
DVD-Video files sorted

23:39:00 #6 ISO9660GEN -11 File Geniso.cpp, Line 3347
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

23:39:00 #7 ISO9660GEN -11 File Geniso.cpp, Line 3347
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

23:39:00 #8 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3530
Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media

23:39:00 #9 Text 0 File FilesystemSettingsValidator.cpp, Line 142
FS Settings: using validator 'CUDFSettingsValidatorDVD'
ParamMode = 'automatic', changing UDF partition type from 'physical' to 'physical'
Changing UDF revision from '1.02' to '1.02'

23:39:00 #10 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 307
Last possible write address on media: 2295103 (510:01.28, 4482MB)
Last address to be written: 862879 (191:45.04, 1685MB)

23:39:00 #11 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 319
Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)

23:39:00 #12 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2972
Recorder: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S, Media type: DVD+R
Disc Manufacturer ID: <CMC MAG>, Media Type ID: <M01>, Product revision number: 0
Disc Application Code: 0, Extended Information Indicators: 7

23:39:00 #13 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 493
>>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
=========================================

23:39:00 #14 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 785
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 ()
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original disc pos #0 + 862880 (862880) = #862880/191:45.5
relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/ required
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 862880 blocks [E: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S]
--------------------------------------------------------------

23:39:00 #15 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 986
Prepare [E: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S] for write in CUE-sheet-DAO
DAO infos:
==========
MCN: ""
TOCType: 0x00; Session Closed, disc fixated
Tracks 1 to 1: Idx 0 Idx 1 Next Trk
1: TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x00, FilePos 0 0 1767178240, ISRC ""
DAO layout:
===========
___Start_|____Track_|_Idx_|_CtrlAdr_|_____Size_|______NWA_|_RecDep__________
0 | lead-in | 0 | 0x41 | 0 | 0 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 0 | 0x41 | 0 | 0 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 1 | 0x41 | 862880 | 0 | 0x00
862880 | lead-out | 1 | 0x41 | 0 | 0 | 0x00

23:39:00 #16 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 240
SPTILockVolume - completed successfully for FSCTL_LOCK_VOLUME

23:39:00 #17 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4316
Caching options: cache CDRom or Network-Yes, small files-No (<64KB)

23:39:00 #18 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
Caching of files started

23:39:00 #19 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4435
Cache writing successful.

23:39:00 #20 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
Caching of files completed

23:39:00 #21 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
Burn process started at 2.4x (3,324 KB/s)

23:39:00 #22 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2735
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

23:39:00 #23 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 10026
---- Disc Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Media Type: 0, Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD+R (10), Part Version: 1.0x (1)
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: <not specified> (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP), Layer Type: recordable
Linear Density: 0,267 um/bit, Track Density: 0,74 um/track
Starting Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 30000 h (DVD-ROM, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW)
End Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 26053F h
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Disc Application Code: 0 / 0 h
Extended Information indicators: 7 h
Disc Manufacturer ID: CMC.MAG.
Media type ID: M01
Product revision number: 0
Number of Physical format information bytes in use in ADIP up to byte 63: 56
Media Specific [16..783]:
00 00 07 43 4D 43 20 4D - 41 47 00 4D 30 31 00 38 ...CMC.MAG.M01.8
23 54 37 18 00 3E 6E 00 - 70 62 15 15 0B 0B 08 08 #T7..>n.pb......
01 19 1B 0B 0B 0E 0F 01 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
01 00 38 38 00 1D 62 35 - 07 30 22 10 08 20 1C 01 ..88..b5.0".....
00 00 00 1D 62 35 07 30 - 22 10 08 20 1C 01 00 00 ....b5.0".......
02 00 54 70 02 38 5F 56 - 20 14 0B 0B 01 18 00 00 ..Tp.8_V........
00 00 02 3D 5D 7A 20 14 - 0C 0A 01 18 00 00 00 10 ...=]z..........
03 00 54 DF 02 1F 65 5A - 20 14 0C 0A 01 18 00 00 ..T...eZ........
00 00 02 06 67 86 20 14 - 0C 0A 01 18 00 00 00 89 ....g...........
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
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00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................

23:39:01 #24 SPTI -1066 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 181
CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1066)
Sense Key: 0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
Sense Code: 0x24
Sense Qual: 0x00
CDB Data: 0xAC 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 64 00 00
Sense Area: 0x70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 00 00 24
Buffer x09e8fc40: Len x648

23:39:01 #25 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 675
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

23:39:01 #26 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 268
Pipe memory size 83836800

23:39:18 #27 SPTI -1106 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 181
CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1106)
Sense Key: 0x03 (KEY_MEDIUM_ERROR)
Sense Code: 0x73
Sense Qual: 0x03
CDB Data: 0x2A 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 20 00 00 00
Sense Area: 0xF1 00 03 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 19 25 73 03
Buffer x19230640: Len x10000
0x00 00 01 BA 44 00 E5 69 25 57 01 89 C3 F8 00 00
0x01 BB 00 12 80 C4 E1 00 E1 7F B9 E0 E8 B8 C0 20
0xBD E0 3A BF E0 02 00 00 01 BF 03 D4 00 00 00 01

23:39:18 #28 CDR -1106 File Writer.cpp, Line 306
Power calibration error
E: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S

23:39:18 #29 SPTI -1106 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 181
CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1106)
Sense Key: 0x03 (KEY_MEDIUM_ERROR)
Sense Code: 0x73
Sense Qual: 0x03
CDB Data: 0x5B 01 01 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00
Sense Area: 0x70 00 03 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 19 25 73 03

23:39:18 #30 SPTI -1106 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 181
CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1106)
Sense Key: 0x03 (KEY_MEDIUM_ERROR)
Sense Code: 0x73
Sense Qual: 0x03
CDB Data: 0x5B 01 05 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
Sense Area: 0x70 00 03 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 19 25 73 03

23:39:18 #31 Phase 127 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
Generating DVD high compatibility borders

23:39:18 #32 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 935
EndDAO: Last written address 768

23:39:18 #33 CDR -1106 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 162
Power calibration error
E: MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-875S

23:39:18 #34 TRANSFER -24 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 162
Could not perform end of Disc-at-once

23:39:18 #35 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1764
Burn process failed at 2.4x (3,324 KB/s)

23:39:18 #36 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 287
SPTIDismountVolume - completed successfully for FSCTL_DISMOUNT_VOLUME

23:39:24 #37 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 11276
DriveLocker: UnLockVolume completed

23:39:24 #38 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 450
UnLockMCN - completed sucessfully for IOCTL_STORAGE_MCN_CONTROL


Existing drivers:

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon
November 19, 2009 2:32:33 PM

what's the status on windows media player,in the Burn tab?does it say: connect a burner and restart the player?
November 19, 2009 8:12:54 PM

Hi!
I have the same problem, my winXP seems not to know what "imapi.exe" is, but I found "imapi.sys" inside "win\sys32\drivers"
I have a slipstremaed verison of WinXp, made with nlite and downloaded from a web site (the key is mine)
Now I'm curious to find a way to re-activate it (even if actually I don't need it!)
Any suggstion could be useful, thanks

Marillo
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