I am experiencing a problem Tags: DVD Writers Format Command Prompt Storage Last response: December 27, 2010 5:26 PM in Storage Share karlstone December 23, 2010 12:16:48 AM For some reason in command prompt, when I try to format a blank dvd-r, it comes up saying "Cannot format. This volume is write protected." What can I do to be able burn the blank dvd-r? More about : experiencing problem dokk2 December 23, 2010 1:17:26 AM You do not need to format dvd-r ,,only dvd-rw's might need formatting, just go ahead and write to the sucker... karlstone December 23, 2010 11:19:59 AM I am unable to, as a result of the drive saying that it has 0 gb of memory left, when I know that I have never used the disk before. And the disk is a new disk. dokk2 said:You do not need to format dvd-r ,,only dvd-rw's might need formatting, just go ahead and write to the sucker... Related resources I am experiencing PC restarts - Forum Am I Experiencing Bottlenecks? What can I do to Fix? - Forum Just Finished Building My PC, Experiencing motherboard and GPU problem - Forum Random problem I've been experiencing . - Forum Simple and Free Guide to Removing Malware - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aford10 a b G Storage December 24, 2010 6:58:50 PM Discs can be defective. Try another disc. SR-71 Blackbird a c 122 G Storage December 27, 2010 5:26:11 PM who makes the discs can tell us alot also! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI have these problem for a long time,but it seems im the only experiencing these ForumComputer experiencing slowdowns and lockups despite low cpu useage ForumThe desktop window manager is experiencing heavy resource contention on a notebo ForumAm I experiencing SNDS? ForumNew built PC experiencing occasional BSOD ForumNeed Some Help With Overclocking - Experiencing Some Problems ForumExperiencing "Display Driver stopped responding and has recovered" ForumBest drivers for 4870X2? Experiencing BSOD, artifacts, etc ForumExperiencing weird problem with x1300 ForumPC from 10/2009 is experiencing BSOD probl ForumExperiencing slow performance on new pc. (Bottlenecking?) ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHDD problem ForumExternal hd problem ForumProblem with dvd rw More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !