Home Forums Tech Helproom DVD/R Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post DVD/R Rhuddlan 18:58 24 May 2006 Locked Hi everyone...again!I am tryin to put something onto my dvd/r disc and in my comp under the cd drive, it says no disc is inserted. But there is and my cd drive is for dvd/r as well as cd/r?What's going on?! Stuartli 19:01 24 May 2006 If it's a CD-RW rewriter it won't write to DVD-R; only a DVD rewriter will write to both CD and DVD blank disks. Rhuddlan 19:04 24 May 2006 It's a cd rom drive that i am trying to write from that has the capabilities of cd/r and dvd/r/rw.If it is capable of doing this then why can't I write to the dics? Stuartli 19:18 24 May 2006 Do you mean it's a combo drive? Rhuddlan 19:28 24 May 2006 It says it's a dvd rw as well.I have an e machines 5250 machine and windows xp home edition. I am trying to burn through windows own cd burning tool and it's 3 Gb worth of data.HELP! Rhuddlan 19:35 24 May 2006 What can I use to burn this data to dvd? Rhuddlan 17:09 25 May 2006 Thanks for the advice, will try nero and report back! Rhuddlan 17:45 25 May 2006 Have downloaded and installed successfully but when trying to copy it says I am trying to use more than the amount that is on the disc?There is 3.00 Gb worth of data in the folder I am trying to copy and 4.7 Gb of room on the disc.This is hacking me off now!All I want to do is copy some documents regarding my family and it's history to a dics for a friend.Anyone help? Greengage 16:24 26 May 2006 When you open Nero, in the top box you select your recorder. I can only guess that it is showing your optical drive with(CD) after it. Look at the other options and select that with (DVD) This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.