dvd r/w very slow burning

  sue-221294 12:23 22 Dec 2006
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can anyone tell me why my dvd r/w burner has slowed down.
It takes about 1 hour to burn cd roms as well.
help.

  dazwm 12:32 22 Dec 2006

It could well be on its way out. How old is it?

  suburban train 12:35 22 Dec 2006

Have you changed DVD discs or CD Roms? As the speed on the disc can be affected.

  sue-221294 12:42 22 Dec 2006

the computer is only 6months old hardly used
dvd's are what i have always used it was fine no very very slow

  I am Spartacus 12:48 22 Dec 2006

Have you accidentally reduced the burn speed?

  sue-221294 12:54 22 Dec 2006

not sure what you mean not really comp literate,
how would i know where to look and adjust to make it work
thanks

  I am Spartacus 13:03 22 Dec 2006

What program do you use to burn?

  I am Spartacus 13:05 22 Dec 2006

You will probably see something like 'write speed' (that's what's in Nero anyway).

  sue-221294 13:07 22 Dec 2006

i opened my comp right clicked dvd, then properties burn speed changed it to fastest was on X14 i will see how it goes now

  postie24 17:10 22 Dec 2006

Hi if your speed was already on x14,then there must be another reason for the slow burning speed.Try giving the pc a clean up using ccleaner and see if it improves.Also running other programmes while your burning will slow the process down.

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