The device, \Device\CdRom1, has a bad block.

  BigMoFoT 21:02 06 Apr 2003

Can anyone shed any light on the above error message? Is it the drive or the media?

I'm compiling a DVD using Pinnacle from an image I've created of some holiday footage.

Using the Sony DRU500a, XP Pro, XP2100 and 512 DDR

  LastChip 22:10 06 Apr 2003

There are many reports of problems identical to yours on the web.

It appears there is a free Firmware Upgrade for your writer click here

Have you already tried this?

  BigMoFoT 00:24 07 Apr 2003

Sorry it's already updated!

  powerless 00:53 07 Apr 2003

Try using a different brand of disc and run check disc and disc defragmenter.

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