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Wont burn to disc?

By J_Bone
Feb 1, 2004
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  1. I can't burn some files to a disc. It's a brand new CD-R disc. I burn some files just 2 weeks ago? I don't know why it says"insert CD-R disc in drive" and I have one in?

    Help please!

    Windows XP with an HP 9500 series.

    I attached a picture of the error.


    Thanks

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  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Quite often it helps if you just open and close the CD-ROM tray.
    Have you tried another brand of CD-R and/or another burning program?
  3. J_Bone

    J_Bone TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    I've tried three different types of disc.
    Ya, the open close thing didn't work at all.
  4. Jaguarist

    Jaguarist TS Rookie Posts: 30

    Have you tried any other program, other than the one in your screenshot , to burn with?? Something like CDMate, or Copy To CD-DVD are a couple of good ones. The trial period will at least let you know if it's a software problem, or a hardware problem.
  5. Jaguarist

    Jaguarist TS Rookie Posts: 30

  6. J_Bone

    J_Bone TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    Thanks, I didn't want to install another program but I guess I have no choice if I want to troubleshoot it.

    I will give it a try.
  7. Jaguarist

    Jaguarist TS Rookie Posts: 30

    You can easily un-install it after you find out what's causing you problems.
  8. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,383   +15

    You have MotoX wallpaper? From what little I can see of your wallpaper that just might be a CR :p
  9. J_Bone

    J_Bone TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    Why yes it is! hehe..
    It is a picture from the First corner at the Phoenix SX with Kevin Windham in the lead!! I ride a Yamaha, but my next one might be a CRF450?
  10. grandmaster

    grandmaster TS Rookie

    hi i had the sme erro on mine and just out of luck i used a cd eye cleaner on my burner and it worked

    u might of put a disc in that had a bit a crap onit and it left it on the eye hence it saying no cd found try cleaning it with a good cleaner u never know it could be simply that easy :giddy:
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