cd-rw drive

  jaygice 10:39 11 Jul 03
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i have a cd-rw external drive the problem is when i use it its only writing at 4* i have tryed to find how to change the speed with no look the drive is 16*write 10*rewrite 40*read but as i said it only rewrites at 4* any help please

  Jester2K II 10:45 11 Jul 03

The media (the CDRW itself) might not support faster than 4x.

Also try looking under options in the writing software as you can often change write speeds there.

  Jester2K II 10:46 11 Jul 03

USB 1.1 or USB 2 or Firewire??

  jaygice 10:54 11 Jul 03

usb 2 where can i find the writing software

  rubella 10:57 11 Jul 03

commonly under start/programs

  jaygice 11:06 11 Jul 03

sorry but will this come under the software i am using to copy or will it come under the software for the cd wr

  Jester2K II 11:19 11 Jul 03

Do you use Nero or Easy CD????

  jaygice 11:23 11 Jul 03

i use easy cd 5 platinum

  Jester2K II 11:25 11 Jul 03

When you hit the record button you can chage the speed on the next screen.

Also check under Tools menu, CD Drive Properties and highlight the CDRW and check the speed there.

As i said sometime some media will only allow you to burn at slower speeds too.

  jaygice 11:33 11 Jul 03

ok jester2k 11 thanks for that i will give it a go

  jaygice 12:26 12 Jul 03

still not very good writing speed is there any software i can get to speed it up

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