Blank DVD-R not seen by burner

By pcnthuziast
Sep 7, 2008
  1. I have a Lite-On sata burner. It will read and write any CD just fine. It will read any DVD movie or program just fine. The only thing it won't do is read/acknowledge blank DVD-Rs. At this time I only have 1 brand of blank media to test... memorex 16x DVD-Rs. It will read 1 of these memorex discs with data already on it(burned on another drive/pc).

    My 1st instinct is that the issue is the media itself and not the drive or the software(nero)... what do you guys think?

    I'll try a different brand of media as soon as I can.
  2. tw0rld

    tw0rld TS Maniac Posts: 572   +6

    Do you have any problems with any other DVD formats. Post the model of your lite-on optical drive. That would be very helpful. Also try other DVD formats. It might also be that your blank media is bad.
  3. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 322   +8

    I'm such a dope. I bought the drive from newegg 3 mos. ago and just tried to burn a DVD today. I went back to look @ the invoice and guess what... the drive is a combo drive not a multi drive so it only reads DVDs.

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