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Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. It's important to not feel pressured to move away from discs because they’re considered outdated. Since there is no more high voltage like a CRT set has, the chances of static buildup are eliminated, thus using the memory stick to replace the already obsolete optical disc Some computers come with small, fast solid-state drives. http://esecurelive.com/is-my/is-my-touchpad-dying.html

Is my brand new DVD drive dead already? For those already immersed in technology, losing the drive is an obvious move. So the stage is already set for its introduction. And more importantly what are big signs your burner is dying? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/is-my-dvd-drive-dying-how-to-tell-220560/

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Prepare to be... By BirdDaddie in forum DVD & Blu-ray Players Replies: 32 Last Post: 31st May 2007, 05:29 « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Quick Style Chooser: -- VideoHelp Classic ---- VideoHelp I wasn't sure if this was correct so I uninstalled the IDE and had windows redetect and now the top is PIO and the bottom is still not available. how to tell?

Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Handling old media Solving the Internet issue is an important step, but it doesn't address the other big problem: what the heck should you do with your DVD collection? But with a lot of burning I would imagine the more you use it the faster it will go out. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Desktops forum 6 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security

Then today that speed didn't even work-had to drop the speed down to 2.4x. Cd/dvd Diagnostic Back in June I was getting burns that tested (1X PIE/PIF) so bad I could not believe it. I tried cleaning the drive and even restored some registry settings I changed before the problem started, just in case, but the scratching noise still happens I thought Sony drives were solved I Think My Hard Drive Is Dead Odd System Behaviour (Hard Drive Related...) Help with Diagnosis?

solved Dead hard drive?? Ive been using Maxell 8x dvd-rs and burning at 2x speed and so far although I havent had any burns fail this has made me wonder what the issue might have Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread Share on Facebook Reddit! All rights reserved.

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That’s a lot of space, but it can also go quickly. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001090.htm If I knew someone with another burner I'd have them try my blanks as a method to verify. Dvd Drive Test I thought maybe I should never test after a burn… maybe there was a heat problem. Check Dvd For Errors Sony Digital Video and Still camera CCD imager service MCM Video Stabalizer 10 Oct 2006, 07:00 AM #8 toomanycats Digital Video Expert Join Date: Apr 2005 Location:

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: is my dvd drive dying? You can use a CD/DVD Drive Cleaner kit to help clean the disc drive, which can be purchased at many office supply stores and electronics stores. how to tell? works pretty well but lately i have been getting a lot of bad burns. "burn failed" etc etc . . . Optical Drive

davedi General Computing 96 10 Aug 2006 07:55 AM Dvd Burner Problem My Computer Does Not Reconize It As A Dvd Burner chicke219 General Discussions 0 26 Apr 2006 07:42 AM I noticed today that for the first time in a while I burned a dvdr that had issues it was a concert dvdr of Radiohead and I noticed on the last linus2003, Nov 19, 2009 #5 Big Liz Member I know the original question dealt with a DVD burner, but does is the response the same for a Bluray burner (LG GGW-H20L)? check over here If playback is an issue I use a GEEXBOX cd to test.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: is my DVD drive dying?

LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes 8 Oct 2006, 11:51 AM #1 ulTRAX Digital Video Enthusiast Join Date: Jan 2005 Posts: 338 How Can One Tell If A Glad to hear they are sending you a replacement. are you backing up a dvd movie?

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By Poppa_Meth in forum Computer Replies: 10 Last Post: 26th Apr 2011, 06:50 Is my DVD player dying? Dvd drive dead??? Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic I am thinking probably due to the fact I do a lot more dvd burning then cd burning but I could be wrong in that.

use this link on how to set to dma mode: http://www.cdrlabs.com/forums/how-enable-dma-windows-with-pictures-t7625.html or your laser in your dvd burner could be dying so it's time to buy a new dvd burner. Ditching the disc has hidden costs and can take more effort than some users find worthwhile. Not to mention I have read (copying or watching movies purposes) the already burned DVDs when required about 100 times.So what could cause my Optical drive to die out? this content The newer multi-format burners ie: CD/DVD/R/RW/+/- can handle more burns than the older drives that can only handle CD or DVD.

They dont cost much any more. Don't ya just love "progress"?!? Symptoms and a diagnosis ! Never know.

Quote + Reply to Thread Quick Navigation DVD & Blu-ray Writers Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Video Latest Video News Newbie Software and Hardware solutions CD and DVD disc drives can sometimes get dusty and dirty inside, causing problems with reading discs. If did not recognize some CD-RWs. Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Facebook Reddit! __________________ Here..I will fix it!

Can you really download everything? linus2003 Well-Known Member Was just wondering what tell-tale signs to look for if my DVD burner could be starting to go bad? Ripping CDs and DVDs Music and movies will have to be saved to your computer as music and video files. So is this DVD burner dying?

Depending on how many times one burns discs, that can run a drive to go out before its time. That's not bad. Well, the rep figured the drive was bad since I couldn't even run the test with the blank media that I had been using (but was no longer able to), the So I was sure it was something else going on.

Check the power supply If the power supply is not providing enough power to the disc drive, it can cause the disc drive to not be able to function properly. Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Facebook Reddit! 12 Oct 2006, 07:18 AM #10 katzdvd Lord of Digital Video Join Date: Feb 2006 Posts: Thank you for any information.Click to expand... - Doesn't produce good quality burns anymore - Can't read properly; takes numerous attempts - Can read cds but not dvds (or vice versa) When I retested it, the same disk was testing as terrible as the one's last June.

This is what I get but I just did a burn and it went fine so I guess somehow it fixed itself untitled.bmp it's because you're using version 5 of nero By the way I have also had problems with Sony discs in the past. I had used 5 before and switched to 6 once and got all sorts of bad burns and hated it so i switched back to 5.5 since if it aint broken Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only.