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Dvd Burner Issues

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#1 hustlerinc28


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Posted 16 September 2007 - 01:52 AM

i have a dell xps 400 running windows xp
i have a dvd burner a HL-DL-ST DVD+-RW GWA416B
my problem is that it is not reading blank cd-rs or blank dvd-rs
i put in a regular cd and it reads fine

any help please
i tried the my sonic record now and to no avail
same thing with the windows media player burner
i went to my computer and usually the drive icon says what type of media is in there but it says nothing
when i put a regular cd in it reads a audio cd

ANY help please

~Mod Edit: Topic moved to more appropriate forum~ TMacK

Edited by TMacK, 16 September 2007 - 02:10 AM.

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#2 DaChew


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Posted 16 September 2007 - 07:03 AM

I am pretty sure that's a LG/HLDS GWA-4164B


the forums are full of problems with those drives and dell computers?


1. the drive is dying

but in a lot of cases it's software/driver problems

2. filter drivers are corrupt, especially sonic's

No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

#3 hustlerinc28

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 11:56 PM

Thank You
ill give it a try
I really appreciate it

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