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Computer Help Jun 15, 2006 original notebook cdrw was broke Computer Help May 31, 2006 HP CD52R Internal CDRW Drive Doesn't Read Sony burned CD-R Computer Help Jan 17, 2006 Windows If so you should probably replace your drive. burning software as surprisingly the retail box stuff is pure junk!! James ----------------------------- UseLinux.net ----------------------------- perl -e 'use Math::Complex;$|=1;for$r(0..24){for$c (0..79){$C=cplx(($c/20.0)-3.0,-($r/12.0)+1.0);$Z= cplx(0,0);for($i=0;($i<80)&&(abs($Z)<2.0);$i++){$Z =$Z*$Z+$C;}print$i>=80?"*":" ";}print"\n";}' Reply With Quote 09-19-2003,10:13 PM #5 Quattro View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Sep 2003 Location weblink

The first thing we need to do is determine where the issue is. The LTR-52327S is a very good drive. That is also a possibility. Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement Scroll down for the next article © 2017 MakeUseOf. Get More Information

What a surprise. I still want to look at buying some new burner's. by Roy Thorogood / October 5, 2012 8:39 PM PDT In reply to: What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stop working?

It may be worth trying a change in the DMA settings for the device in Control Panel | System | Hardware | Device Manager. Just make sure that you get the right burner for your connectors. Burners have "life expectancy" measured in hours of work. Sort of like a burn mark on glass.

It could be something in the hardware but I kinda doubt it based on the syptoms. Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - I've had similar experience... Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion What's causing my website here Good luck with your issues.

KrazyIvan Buffer Underrun Posts: 20Joined: Wed Oct 29, 2003 9:57 am Top by KrazyIvan on Mon Nov 03, 2003 10:56 pm Well, my MSI drive arrived two days ahead of Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - What's causing my CD/DVD burner to suddenly stopped working? Dear Ronnie W. All that would happen is that an empty window would pop up and the CDRW wouldn't actually read the disc.

I know this sounds rediculously obvious, but I remember having trouble getting all my data recorded because I walked away from my computer and the screen saver went on and stopped See if the drive now shows up in your computer. Advanced Search Forum General Hardware/Software Technical Support Q/A Is my burner dead? The time now is 02:33 AM.

Another possibility is that your software or OS has digital rights protection. http://esecurelive.com/is-my/is-my-memory-dead.html This can be from someone spilling something or using the drive as a cup holder. You mean, longer than 4 years? Pushing the paper clip in the hole releases the door and you can open it with your hands.

Try looking for it here and at Artec's web site. If it does not open and it is powered on it can be a physical issue which we will see below. Took it to MicroCenter and they immediately said it was from a MS update. http://esecurelive.com/is-my/is-my-di-624-dead.html KrazyIvan Buffer Underrun Posts: 20Joined: Wed Oct 29, 2003 9:57 am Top by CDRecorder on Thu Oct 30, 2003 8:13 pm I saw the retail version of the 52327S at

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by JCitizen / October 27, 2012 3:04 PM PDT In reply to: Not Necessarily and for some reason I see a lot of troubleshooting tips for clearing the upper and/or lower Nowadays,they appear to have a finite life. do this! by Dafydd Forum moderator / November 21, 2015 3:33 PM PST In reply to: YES!

Flag Permalink This was helpful (9) Collapse - Could it be your screen saver? Doesn't matter the brand (I keep 2 of differing brands in my machine because sometimes they will burn a disc that other drive brand can't read, and this is a way One of the versions is Business, the other is Home Basic. http://esecurelive.com/is-my/is-my-5900xt-dead-or-is-it-not.html How do you figure out what is wrong with it?

Well I tried using MCM and RAW modes I lowered the speed and it would not write the SVCD. Reply With Quote 05-19-2004,03:52 PM #4 Spineshank View Profile View Forum Posts Mako Shark Join Date Jan 2001 Location Pennsylvania Posts 3,941 Originally posted by Mechanic Have you added or removed does it say Nero 5.5.x.x or Nero 5.5.x.x OEM or something like that? Ideally I'd like to have my cd-rw drive in here but I don't have enough ide channels and I'd rather not have to keep swapping out drives when I have to

Literally.As a person that burns a lot of DVDs for data backups (upwards of 5 a week or more), I have found that the laser diode they use for burning will Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? Lots of highly rated burners listed over at Newegg.com. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

In the old days the Plextor burners would last longer than the computer. Hardware Is my CD burner dead? So what happened? Reboot the computer at least twice and make sure that you don't see the drive listed in the device manager nor in explorer.

Punchy Reply Matt November 17, 2009 at 8:18 am Here's a problem I have: My DVD burner will read CDs, burn CDs, and even burn DVDs. But the moment I place a DVD movie in it will not read the disc. RIP siljaline [Software] by fourboxers460. Does Roxio have a log?

Oddly enough, when I put a disc in, the light flashes a little and sometimes I can hear whirring, so it seems to recognise something...for whatever reason, it's just not communicating If you can, unistall the ROXIO and either try something else or re-install ROXIO. Latest: AtenRa, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:27 AM CPUs and Overclocking Nest vs Ecobee 3 vs all others Latest: paperfist, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:26 AM Home and Garden Aerial View Mandatory 10 digit dialing in New York [VerizonFiOS] by Branch© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode

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If not, will my Nero Burn 5.5 that came with my Artec drive work with it? To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.