cant get dvd writer or cd-rw to burn

  stourry 23:39 11 Jan 2005

run win xp pro amd 2000xp nvidea 5200 graph Abit NF7-S 896mb ddr ram
dvd writer is lite-on DVDRW SOHW-16595
CD-RW CDR-7552
they wont burn anything DVD writer installed xmas plays DVD but wont burn DVD format DVD-R
older CD-rw used to burn but now does noy have checked master slave setting CD-RW master DVD-RW slave but were reversed at one time but changed to see if made a diff.
Error message says Burn Failed at what ever speed
any help would be appreciated
thanks in advance

  TomJerry 00:29 12 Jan 2005

normally it is best to disable antivirus and firweall when you do burning

  stourry 09:16 12 Jan 2005

run Nero will check anti virus

  Noelg23 09:38 12 Jan 2005

I dont think its your anti virus or firewall cos I have mine on when I burning DVDs and CDs and have had no could be either the drives, the discs or the software...I would try updating Nero just in case...

  stourry 14:31 12 Jan 2005

have found problem cr-rw conflicting with dvd have removed cd-rw
thanks once agin

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