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It seems to be a problem with the updates on the computer. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? And, I did the 2 steps suggested by Anolla, with great expectation that would help. What's the matter? http://revolutionpc.net/dvd-rw/dvd-rw-drive-shows-up-as-cd-drive.html

User Name Remember Me? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. It is on both my DVD+/-RW drives. I never got any response from Microsoft or anything useful from posting on the MS support newsgroups. imp source

The movies copied just fine but 3 copies were all the program allowed in the trial version. or do not. is still unresolved before suggesting a solution not needed. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Hardware Hardware, Components and Peripherals Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where

I copied 3 of my commercial dvds to dvd r using a free trial of a program called oneclick pro. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2008 2:18 AM PST In reply to: Aha! I shouldn't have to format these disks though. Any suggestions?

I am hoping that someone is still reading this site!Also does anyone have an External Hard drive hooked up as well? 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. I have had to use the Nero that came with the DVD drive ("Nero 7 Essentials"). http://club.myce.com/f87/drive-changes-dvd-rw-cd-drive-when-blank-dvd-inserted-168286/ When they didn't work, I uninstalled them and used my restore point to start over again.

I have deleted out all all those that I could just now also. The drive status changes back to DVD/CD drive. I used Daemon Tools to mount a DVD to a virtual DVD drive and even the virtual DVD drive changed to a CDROM drive. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem?

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It would give me the exact message you are getting. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f149/dvd-rw-changes-to-cd-rom-252620.html My DVD-RW drive is fairly new and it worked just fine. I uninstalled it a while ago as I didn't have any use for it. I edited the registry to change the drive type per the Microsoft site, and still it won't open a blank CD.

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I finally figured out that you need to disable "Drive Letter Access" via rightclick on the drive, properties, etc. If you read my messages and know about this problem from others all over the Internet, you will see that it is a problem with Windows. Both found on this page in the first box. Check This Out Tried updating drivers, and looked for other firmware.

Filter Name: imapi File Name: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\imapi.sys File Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2108) File Description: IMAPI Kernel Driver Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System Product Version: 5.1.2600.5512 Company Name: Microsoft Corporation Copyright: Microsoft and I have Quicken... I tried going to properties and under recording, enabling the record button.

I tried TweakUI, AutoPlayRepair, Auto Fix, Clean Handlers.

Installing new DVD-RW drive. More details might help. guess if I can write that's all that matters. And if so, did you by any chance try and uninstall it?

Illegal Function" when I tried to open a blank CD. SOOOOOO ANNOYING, and the problem just started aswell ;( gwb56Jul 10, 2009, 5:10 PM robz88, Hi. I'd also lost some options in the AutoPlay tabs (which is different from autorun). this contact form Attached Images Attached Files Report.txt (273.7 KB, 146 views) Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 05-24-2008, 09:18 AM #2 Deleted090308 Not...

I tried uninstalling the disk drives, nothing. That is not installed right now though. The only way I can write to a CD or DVD here is to use the Nero software. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

I cannot write to the disks though. or do not. Now it just says "insert a CD."I would like to try the "change drove letter" fix but right clicking on the drive and selecting "properties" doesn't yield any option to change Changing that setting can have drastic effects on your drive which could permanently damage it.FenorWhat the....

I went to sleep as my dvd burner was burning some home movies, woke up to swap the disks out and then it started having an issue.the one thing different is Do... Also does it to mounted DVD on a virtual drive. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Linuxrising, Aug 28, 2004. Anyway, thanks for the clue. As soon as the blank disc is inserted the drive ie DVD-RW Drive (D:) becomes CD Drive (D:) and nothing will allow me to burn to the DVD's capacity. His drives is burning slowly cause transfer mode has somehow changed to PIO, so he needs to change it back to UDMA33 0 #6 TheAaron Posted 19 February 2006 - 10:07

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