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My Simple Dvd-Rom cant write/burn to a blank dvd disk, why is that so?

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May 20, 2010 12:18:01 PM

I have a Lite On DVD C LH52C1P Dvd Rom. It can read/write on compact discs and read DVD disks with files inside, but it can't Read Blank cds when I look at My Computer so I cannot Burn files.
Is there a Problem or is it because its not a dvd writer?
Is there a software that makes a not DVD Writer a Writer? Thanks.
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May 20, 2010 3:54:15 PM

Not all CDRW/DVDROMs can read and write all brands of media.Go here, to find firmware updates by using the drop-downs for your optical/model#. The update may let your drive see the media you are using. If it does not, then you'll have to use another brand of disk.
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May 21, 2010 12:41:09 PM

According to the LiteOn site, your drive can not write to DVDs.
As far as I know, no software can change this.

As for burning CDs, I agree with treefrog07. Check the LiteOn site for firmware
updates.
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