cd/dvd rewriter not recognising blank cds

  lesser1010 13:29 23 Apr 06

i have a problem with my rewriter in that when i insert a blank cd it does not see a cd in the drive.if i insert a blank dvd or a music cd it sees them fine.i am using the same batch of blanks that have been working fine and i have upgraded the driver.the cds i have also put in my daughters pc and work fine.i can record on dvds but not cds.any help would be appreciated.

  Totally-braindead 13:39 23 Apr 06

It sounds like the CD burning part of the drive has failed. If this is the case then you need a new drive I'm afraid. Good news is they are cheap about £30-35 for a DVD writer.

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