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  Rhuddlan 18:58 24 May 2006

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.


  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)

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