canr use dvdrw to make cd

  stourry 17:07 24 May 2005

have win xp pro sp1 amd 2000+ 1gb ddr have a lite-on DVDRW SOHW - 1653s.
Have been trying to write cd and also cdrw but sytem fails each time.
can anyone help dont know what Iam doing wrong
thanks in advance

  zemdarin 17:35 24 May 2005

Hi stourry
Have you tried right cliking on your DVD writer selecting Properties/Recording and making sure you have the Enable recording on this drive box ticked? You can certainly make CDs MP3 or other things you want to put onto a cd OK,like photos.

  john-232317 17:40 24 May 2005

If you are using nero make sure its set to cd and not dvd otherwise it wont recognize the disc

  torver 19:29 24 May 2005

also go to control panel - system devices hardware and device manager to make sure that the computer recognises it as an IDE drive and it has not been changed to a SCSI device. If it has uninstall it and reboot computer and that might work.

  stourry 09:40 25 May 2005

checked system and dvd shows scis can this be changed have uninstalled and re-started but still showing scis
can you help
thanks everyone one for the help have looked at everything else and that is okay

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