DVD rewrite drive

  Thbarty 19:25 18 Jan 2007

If I put a blank dvd disk into my dvd rewrite drive it causes a computer warm reboot, on one occasion after 3 attempts it caused corruption to the OS and a terminal crash. I reloaded from an external hard drive with complete backup, this backup was 2 months old, when this problem wasn't present, but the problem is still there.

After a cold reboot the drive does recognise a blank disk occasionally. Is this a registry problem as the drive plays recorded disks.

  Diversion 19:39 18 Jan 2007

My old DVD rewriter was the same it would read DVD's and CD's but would not recognise a blank disc, the lazer was scattering the light even when reading disc's they used to come out of the drive fairly warm just after 30 seconds of use. I had to replace the unit.

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