Problems with my CDRW Drive.

By Master Toddy
Jan 24, 2003
  1. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65

    Memorex's CD-r manufacturing plant is considered low-quality, believe it or not. Their media reflects this, although it comes in attractive packaging, not-cheapo price and widely distributed.
  2. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,624   +378

    I live in Australia and we have at least 48X CDR's available.... I only bought 40X's cause the particular type I got I'd heard good things about.

    Still waiting on decent RW's tho... only got 1 24xRW that came with my drive (52x24x52x). Basically the same story as iss here.
  3. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    I have to buy all my RW media online because the only RW discs available locally are 4x.
  4. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993

    You have to take into account that the CDs can be a limiting factors in some case where the quality is really not that good especially the cheap ones.
  5. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    Yeah and you can also play audio cds without the IDE cable plugged in.
  6. dragorana

    dragorana TS Rookie

    i also have problem with my cdrw drive but of somewhat different type

    my cd drive is of LG company problem is that it is able to detect those types of cd which have white layerered reading surface & re-writable only and not able to read cd of any other type like moserbaer,sony etc i.e. cd s with normal surfaces my computer specifications:

    os: window xp
    ram: 512
    processer: pentium 4
    cd-rw drive of : LG

    please help i am fed up of it
  7. gguerra

    gguerra TS Maniac Posts: 317

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