see if you get a pop-up window from windows asking what to do next). 4.- Your DVD drive could be broken. Some peole claim that there can be conflicts if you use two burning software programs at the same time (like nero roxio). This can be the case if your computer is new, you can read normal DVD's, and you have never tried to burn blank dvd's before. If you can't check and recheck your motherboard settings and try switching out the IDE cables with your friends.
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Check that all the pins align how they are supposed to, etc. Can you get it to work? 3.- It could be a hardware hookup problem. Does this mach what windows reports? Get hold of a friends computer and try to install it there. If you can consider replacing your DVD drive by one similar to your friends. Un-install all your DVD burning software (Nero and Roxio require special registry tools to be completely removed which can you find on their home pages or on the net reboot, and reinstall your DVD drive driver. Open up your computer box and check the DVD hookups. Here are some things you can try:.- The DVD /-R "standard" is not really a "standard". Do you have more than one CD/DVD drive? If you feel uncomfortable moving cables around -don't be- search the net for detailed instructions on this till you feel comfortable enough to.
Which is the master/slave? 2.- Sometimes there might be a software glitch somewhere. If it doesn't you should be able to get it replaced by the people who sold it to you.