CD RW disc not functioning

  diljitsinghji 12:56 05 Jan 2005
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I have a new 'RICOH'CD-RW disc on which I have saved only once. I am using the Roxio Easy CD ceator 5 programme. I can't erase any thing from the disc. Even when I try to format the disc again nothing happens. Any suggestions?

  rawprawn 13:59 05 Jan 2005

Are you able to Write/Format/Erase other discs ? If not it may be your CD Writer. I found mine with the same problem just before Xmas. It turned out to be that the laser had burned out, it would read but not write. I hope this has not happened to you but it's worth checking.

  diljitsinghji 14:19 05 Jan 2005

My CD drive seem OK. I can read and write on other discs. I appreciate that the disc may be faulty. I am looking at options to check this out. Is it normal for the computer to freeze when formatting/erasing from a faulty disc? One of the problems that I encountered was the PC freezing up.
Thanks for your interest.

  ACOLYTE 14:22 05 Jan 2005

Some times the PC appears to freeze but its the program that freezes ending the task should stop it,but may lock the PC in the process.

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