CD-r or DVD-r drive?

  khareji 23:59 29 Oct 05
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I'm having trouble figuring out wat my laptop specifications are. i've run Lavalys and it came up with this HL-DT-ST RW/DVD_GCC-4244N (DVD:8x, CD:24x/24x/24x DVD-ROM/CD-RW), now does this mean i can write dvds or not? Am asking as when i ran a nero diagnostic it said it could read dvd-r/rw but not write them. Have microsoft xp and nero 6 if that is any help. Other related problem to this is that i have dvd shrink on my comp but it does not recognise nero to burn to.

  De Marcus™ 00:00 30 Oct 05

You can read and write cds, you can read also read BUT not write to dvds.

  De Marcus™ 00:01 30 Oct 05

Hmm try again,

You can read and write to cd's. You can also read DVD's BUT not write to them.

  DieSse 00:01 30 Oct 05

It's a combined CD-writer and DVD reader drive - so no, it won't write DVDs

  De Marcus™ 00:02 30 Oct 05

Or in other words you have a dvd reader with a CD burner.

  khareji 00:08 30 Oct 05

thanks guys, wat i feared. damn. never mind, will use parents computer in the future ;)

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