External dvd rw takes 90 mins to burn a dvd

By richie777
Jan 16, 2005
  1. please help....

    my new external dvd rw takes over 90 mins to burn a dvd. I do not know why. I check all the options and controls.... its seems ok, when it says its writing at 8x, it is actually doing about 0.7x,.... when i use the toolkit on nero to check....

    please help
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Is it an USB drive? Have you plugged it into USB 2.0 port? Old USB 1.1 ports don't have the proper bandwidth to go fast enough for proper burning.
  3. richie777

    richie777 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I well try

    I will try and check to see if i had a USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 .... i am not sure which USB ports I have.....

    if you have any quick way of checking please tell me...

    thank you much appreciated
  4. lordx

    lordx TS Rookie Posts: 33

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