DVD writer and XP pro

  Newuser4596 12:22 22 Jun 2003

Xp pro do not recognise that I have a dvd writer as it will write to a cd-r if a blank disc is put in (in the same drive), but will not recognise a dvd in the recorder could anyone tell me where I can load this in from.

  Pc.2 12:28 22 Jun 2003

if the DVD writer came with a Installation CD I suggest you first install with it. Then look for an upgrade if it doesn't work. If you do not have a disc then look up the website for your make of DVD and download the drivers from there. If you still have problems contact me.

  -pops- 13:09 22 Jun 2003

The writer built into XP is for CDs. You need independent software such as Nero for XP to recognise a DVD writer. Unless you bought OEM, there should be writing software supplied with the device.

If there is, load it up then go the the appropriate website and update to the latest version.


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