DVD Blanks

  metabolee 22:16 03 Aug 2006
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Hello i have new blank dvds/ dvd+ my dvd rewriter is telling me to insert a blank disc into the drive i am also clicking properties on the dropdown menu this is also saying that there is no free space on the disc, what can be the problem??

  SG Atlantis® 22:22 03 Aug 2006

try a different disk.

Maybe the new ones are bad.

  ade.h 22:23 03 Aug 2006

"When DVDs go bad". LOL

Have you formatted them (if your software needs it)?

  Smiler 10:48 04 Aug 2006

Why would he need to format them? Only necessary if they are rewritable discs that you wish to use with a packet writing program.

  ade.h 11:08 04 Aug 2006

I have to format all DVDs with my software.

  pj123 11:13 04 Aug 2006

I have never formatted a DVD or CD whether they are RW or not.

I just use Nero in Multisession mode. Never had any problems.

  The Old Mod 11:21 04 Aug 2006

Never had to format a disc, burnt hundreds!
Suggest you try a different brand of disc.

  ade.h 11:54 04 Aug 2006

Like I say, folks, it depends on the software. I don't use Nero (and never will again) but my software requires that you format the disc.

  Smiler 14:50 04 Aug 2006

May I ask what software you use?

  ade.h 14:50 04 Aug 2006

DLA.

  Smiler 19:59 04 Aug 2006

"Drive Letter Access (DLA) allows you to drag and drop from your hard drive to your CD-RW drive, copying the file to the CD-RW media."

I see that this is a packet writing program.
It seems that the discs are not compatable with your drive.
What drive is it have you checked to see if there are any firmware updates to accomodate newer discs.

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