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It would give me the exact message you are getting. Any suggestions? Ok, I feel like I'm playing charades with the answer obvious to all the other players but me. Welcome to G2G! Source

Should I uninstall hardware and reinstall? My current version of Nero has served me well for 4 years or so, I don't let anything else near my computer except Imgburn. it might help someone else.untracked Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No need to be quiet ... when i go into My Computer, and in there under > Devices with Removeable Storage it has DVD-RAM DRIVE (D. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-writer-turns-into-plain-cd-rom-when-i-put-blank-dvd-in-278660/

Back to top #7 MrAntiSpyware MrAntiSpyware Topic Starter Members 14 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:54 PM Posted 18 September 2010 - 04:50 PM And the drive ID is changed as soon Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. by bigdaddya / January 5, 2008 9:51 AM PST In reply to: Looks to me like you're ignoring the obvious. Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft.

All rights reserved. That will bring up the "About Internet Explorer" window. With the "ALT" key still pressed, press (just once, no holding) the "H" key. Both drives are connected properly and work in another PC.

There was never confirmation that the problem was resolved, and it sounded similar to a problem I had. I have been able > to burn in the past with no problem.Everything in my device manager is fine. > Can someone please help me. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/17595501 then when i put in a blank DVD it turns to CD Drive (D.

Even went back to a system restore in which I had just burned some DVD's. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

Please It has something to do with DVD-RAMs, I guess.I'm not sure if that was helpful but I would bet that's what the problem is. VAPCMD Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - At the risk of sounding petty by ITnewb / January 9, 2008 5:43 AM PST In reply to: No need to be

Just to let you know, the DVD R/W changing to CD Drive when a blank CD is inserted is normal, it happens on all writers. by bigdaddya / January 7, 2008 1:34 AM PST In reply to: Believe you answered your question in your original post OK, I get the picture. This is a new problem for me. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

Also XP didn't come with DVD burning software, it would be added by the PC manufacturer if the burner came with the system. this contact form Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft No paraphrasing - instead - ensure character-for-character copying. Is that software still functioning? : >> : >>Amanda wrote: : >> : >> : >>>When I put in a blank DVD of any kind my DVD drive changes to CD

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With mine, the option to select the media type is found in the burner software. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... To test things out as well... http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-recognizing-there-s-a-dvd-in-the-drive-but-won-t-play-through-my-computer.html Moved by Mike Walsh FINModerator Monday, June 08, 2009 12:06 PM off-topic (From:MSDN and TechNet Search Feedback) Monday, June 08, 2009 12:34 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in

My suggestion would be to download and utilize the FREE Belarc Advisor scanner. wayyyy before trying to burn. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

The software I have only PLAYS movies, it doesn't support recording DVDs.

I have been able : >>>to burn in the past with no problem.Everything in my device manager is fine. : >>>Can someone please help me. : >> : >>. : >> Is that software still functioning? >> >>Amanda wrote: >> >> >>>When I put in a blank DVD of any kind my DVD drive changes to CD drive. Just buy a new replacement. > It is really cheap nowsaday. > . > Amanda, Mar 20, 2010 #8 Shenan Stanley Guest Amanda wrote: > Thank you all for your In a few select cases, Windows XP did/does support the writing of DVD-RAM media.

Welcome to G2G!Please right click MY COMPUTER and select PROPERTIES. There is no try. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Intervideo Xppac is a DVD movie player by bigdaddya / January 6, 2008 11:41 PM PST In reply to: What does 'InterVideo http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-drive/dvd-rom-drive-showing-as-cd-drive-sony-dvd-rw-dru.html Do you ever run any antimalware applications?

Amanda wrote: > When I put in a blank DVD of any kind my DVD drive changes to CD drive. formatting is for re-writeable disks, is it not? I've had good luck with Roxio Easy Media CD Creator....here's a link with a good price that does most everything I need with CDs and DVDs. Thanks to all who helped, especially VAPCMD!

There would only be a problem if the drive didn't change back to DVD R/W when there is no cd in the drive. There is no try. Does it READ a data CD?yes, it can read data cdDoes it PLAY an audio CD?yes, it palys audio cdDoes it BURN a CD?yes, it burn cdDoes it READ a data The machine doesn't give me any options to format the disk in any of the menu options listed anywhere.

Now in the new window that appears, click the '+' symbol next to DVD/CD-Rom Drives. Any kind of DVD, CD, CD-ROM put in works. It hapens upon inseting any blank DVD disc. Is that software still functioning?

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Appreciate the help guys the other progs I had didn't get passed this. =============================================== Filter Driver Load Order - ImgBurn v2.5.2.0 =============================================== Upper Device Filter: redbook Upper Class Filter: [None Found] Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Agree 'petty'.

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