windows xp and nero writer not recognised

  mgfo 01:58 15 Oct 03
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i have just upgraded to xp and got a new sony burner when reinstalled nero 5.5.10 it does not recognise the burner but it works with media player
help please

  krypt1c 07:07 15 Oct 03

Is your version of nero an OEM one ? If so it will only be usable with the drive model it came with, or it could be that your drive model isn't supported.

  mark e 09:07 15 Oct 03

Try upgrading nero?

  Stuartli 09:29 15 Oct 03

Latest version of Nero 5 is 5.5.10.42.

  leo49 10:55 15 Oct 03

click here

Update to the latest version: - nero551054.exe.

  super.mex 12:05 15 Oct 03

The problem is with XP, you need to go into "my computer", right click your cd writer and go to properties. Click the last tab which I think is called "recording" and about halfway down uncheck the box which says "enable". I can't remember if there is an "apply" button....if there is click that to store the change, then reboot your computer and try using Nero again hopefully that should your problem out.

  SEASHANTY 12:20 15 Oct 03

If its an OEM copy of Nero it will do everything except BURN. When I changed my Sony drive for a TDK every time I tried toi burn with Nero 5.5 I got a message saying "Contact NERO - this OEM copy will only work with the drive it was bundled with". Updating Nero does not have any effect. It will NOT burn with this new drive I fitted.

  mgfo 13:49 15 Oct 03

upgrded nero to6.0.0.9 working ok now
cheers everybody

  SEASHANTY 16:47 15 Oct 03

You have to pay to UPGRADE from Nero 5.5 to Nero 6.
You cannot UPDATE from version 5.5.10 to version 6.0. click here
Any chance of you telling us how much the UPGRADE cost?

  hugh-265156 17:06 15 Oct 03

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