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patsy42301

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    help with cd-rw problems
    « on: July 25, 2008, 09:42:02 AM »
    I'm running windows xp service pack 2 i have 550 MHz of ram.2 months ago i bought a liteon 52xcd-rw&16xdvd-rom 5 days ago it just quit burning blank CD i thought maybe it was the machine so i took it back and got me another one different brand it would still not work so took it back tried another still no luck so i got me another new one yesterday it is the same one i had before the lite on. when i go to my computer i see 2 CD drives lite-on ltr-24102B and a atapi dvd c DH52C2P.Everytime i try to burn a music CD it tells me to put a blank CD in drive E so i tried this and it still tells me the same thing.I can play recorded music CD but i can not burn in any of the Rom's i have.I fell maybe it is a simple thing to fix and i can not afford 65.00 for maybe a 30 minute fix.If anybody can please help me i would appreciate thank you.

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    Re: help with cd-rw problems
    « Reply #1 on: July 25, 2008, 10:23:35 AM »
    Does Windows OS detect this drive as a CD/DVD Drive or just a CD Rom Drive in My Computer? If just detecting the drive as a CD Rom, then you have to go into the hardware manager and tell the OS that it is a CD/DVD-R or RW Drive.

    What software are you using to burn media?  Have you tried reinstalling the software you use to burn media?

    patsy42301

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      Re: help with cd-rw problems
      « Reply #2 on: July 25, 2008, 01:05:36 PM »
      Iam not sure what you mean by Windows OS but when i go into my computer i see 2 different ones and they are DVD\CD-RW DRIVE(D) and CD-RW DRIVE(E) Sorry iam not computer smart but i did not have this problem untill i hooked up a mp3 player to it and deleted the music on it and i think i might have done something bad to my computer. I have been using Maxell blank cd's if that is what you mean by software or do you mean the program which is windows media 10 i tried nero and i tried to upgrade to wmp 11 but it still tells me the same thing (put a blank cd in drive e. Can you please tell me how to go into the hardware manager and do the OS thing.
      I called the company and they wanted me to go into the hkey local whatever thing but iam not smart enough to do all that lol.
      Thank you so much for trying to help me