cd-rw not burning

  picklsey 18:00 26 Jan 2005

i am putting to gether an old p2 for son anyway came accross a cdrw lying around but i can,t get it to burn it reads discs ok goes through the motions of burning ie green light turns to red windows tells me the cd has burnt ok but when i put the cd back in it asks me to open folder to view files when i do this it,s just a blank page i can see on the disc that something has burnt to it.i have used a lens cleaner to clean it any ideas to try or just bin it.xp home sp2.

  ICF 19:17 26 Jan 2005

Hardly worth a agro click here

But have you tried to format the disc?

  rawprawn 19:34 26 Jan 2005

I suspect the laser is defunct.If so it is cheaper to buy a new CDRW than repair the laser.

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