format dvd + rw

  Hucky 14:48 27 May 10

hi...i am trying to burn a dvd and i keep getting this comes up..... they are brand new discs and i have a hl-dt-st dvdram gsa t50n ata dvd/cd rom drive can u help ta!!

  gengiscant 14:58 27 May 10

What error are you getting? What is your O/S

  Hucky 15:01 27 May 10

tells me that it is incompatible.... vista

  gengiscant 15:08 27 May 10

I sorry I have no experience with Vista, but I have just had to by a new burner as my old one would would read but not write under Windows 7.
But of course if yours has been working before now obviously you have a different problem.

  Hucky 15:47 27 May 10

when i try and format it says this check condition...incompatible format..
i have tried 8 of them.

  gengiscant 16:51 27 May 10

What about your optical drive,has it worked as a burner in the past?

  BT 17:01 27 May 10

You will need something like Nero INCD if you wish to format this type of disc for packet writing.

  tullie 18:59 27 May 10

Why would he have to format?

  Hucky 19:15 27 May 10

i know...thats what i thought...they are brand new

  Hucky 19:15 27 May 10

i know...thats what i thought...they are brand new

  BRYNIT 19:46 27 May 10

I've found several threads with regards to this particular drive with various problems not sure if any relate to your problem.

You have not said what OS or program you are using.

Have you been able to burn to any type of disk before.

Have you checked the manufacturers web site for a firmware update that may rectify this problem.

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