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Someone Please Help DVD-RW problem!!

By kcdrummaster
Apr 16, 2006
  1. If you can help please do cause this is driving me crazy!
    My computer was fine before i had to change my motherboard cause of AGP problems, so i installed the new motherboard and all seemed fine, that is untill i tried to write a dvd.
    My DVD-RW (PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-109) drive reads cd's and dvd's but won't write to both cd and dvd. I've changed the IDE cable, updated the driver, used Nero to create a dvd (it kept saying "please insert blank cd") and used windows xp homes own cd/dvd writing method (copy, paste then selecting "write files to disk" basically) and none of these things have made a difference.
    Also, when i put my usb flash drive in a usb port, the computer restarts. I did accidently fdisk the drive a while back deleating the partition but i sorted that out on my laptop, it works on my laptop fine but not on my desktop. strange...?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    check the nero settings there is drop down window to change to
    dvd or cd /dvd or just cd
    I use deep burner pro and plextors software for data now
    for movies I use tmpgenc author to burn
    nero is good for mounting vitrual drive and making covers
    they (nero)are one of the worst in writeing combined products
    check your aspi drivers may be corrupt
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