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Thread: Dvd Recorder not recognizing blank dvd media

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    Exclamation Dvd Recorder not recognizing blank dvd media

    I insert a blank DVD into my DVD rewritable drive and when i use any program to burn to the cd, i get "no media present" or "no disc inserted". what do i do? I just updated my firmware. It's a DVDRW IDE 16X.

    This is the infrmation i got from my Nero InfoTool.

    Drive Information
    -----------------
    Drive : DVDRW IDE 16X
    Type : DVD-R/RW Combo Drive
    Firmware Version : A091
    Buffer Size : 2 MB
    Date : ?
    Serial Number : AD76FD5E
    Drive Letter : E:\
    Location : 1:1
    Mechanism : Tray
    Read Speed (Max.) : 5 X
    Write Speed (Max.) : n/a
    Read CD Text : Yes
    Return C2 Pointers : Yes
    Read CD-R : Yes
    Read CD-RW : Yes
    Read DVD-ROM : Yes
    Read DVD-RAM : No
    Read DVD-R : Yes
    Read DVD-RW : Yes
    Read DVD+RW : Yes
    Read Digital Audio : Yes
    Read CD+G : No
    Read VideoCD : Yes
    Write CD-R : Yes
    Write CD-RW : Yes
    Write DVD-R : Yes
    Write DVD-RW : Yes
    Write DVD+RW : Yes
    Write DVD-RAM : No
    Buffer Underrun Protection : Yes
    Mount Rainier : No
    Modes : Packet, TAO, DAO, SAO, RAW SAO, RAW DAO, RAW SAO 16, RAW SAO 96, RAW DAO 16, RAW DAO 96
    Region Protection Control : RPC II
    Region : 1
    Changes User : 4
    Changes Vendor : 4
    Disc Information (E:\)
    -------------------
    Type : - no disc inserted -

    Drive Information
    -----------------
    Drive : AG4801V HWF477P
    Type : DVD+RW Recorder
    Firmware Version : 2.0B
    Buffer Size : 512 KB
    Date : ?
    Serial Number : ?
    Drive Letter : D:\
    Location : 2:0
    Mechanism : Tray
    Read Speed (Max.) : 32 X
    Write Speed (Max.) : n/a
    Read CD Text : Yes
    Return C2 Pointers : Yes
    Read CD-R : Yes
    Read CD-RW : Yes
    Read DVD-ROM : Yes
    Read DVD-RAM : Yes
    Read DVD-R : Yes
    Read DVD-RW : Yes
    Read DVD+RW : Yes
    Read Digital Audio : Yes
    Read CD+G : Yes
    Read VideoCD : Yes
    Write CD-R : No
    Write CD-RW : No
    Write DVD-R : No
    Write DVD-RW : No
    Write DVD+RW : Yes
    Write DVD-RAM : No
    Buffer Underrun Protection : No
    Mount Rainier : No
    Modes : n/a
    Region Protection Control : RPC II
    Region : None
    Changes User : 5
    Changes Vendor : 4
    Disc Information (D:\)
    -------------------
    Type : - no disc inserted -

    Interface Information
    ---------------------
    Adapter 1
    ---------
    Description : Primary IDE Channel
    Driver
    Description : system32\DRIVERS\atapi.sys
    Company : Microsoft Corporation
    Version : 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
    Description : IDE/ATAPI Port Driver
    Attached Devices
    Description : Master: ExcelStor Technology J240
    Type : Disk Drive
    DMA : On
    Adapter 2
    ---------
    Description : Secondary IDE Channel
    Driver
    Description : system32\DRIVERS\atapi.sys
    Company : Microsoft Corporation
    Version : 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
    Description : IDE/ATAPI Port Driver
    Attached Devices
    Description : Slave: DVDRW IDE 16X
    Type : CD-Rom Drive
    DMA : On
    Autorun : On
    Adapter 3
    ---------
    Description : Unknown Adapter
    Driver
    Description : \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\vaxscsi.sys
    Company : n/a
    Version : n/a
    Description : n/a
    Attached Devices
    Description : ID 0 (0): AG4801V HWF477P 2.0B
    Type : CD-Rom Drive
    Autorun : On

    Software Information
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    Operating System : Windows XP
    ASPI : Nero Aspi Library 2.0.1.50 Ahead Software AG
    Description : Nero - Burning Rom
    Version : 5, 5, 9, 8
    Company : Ahead Software AG



    I tried using Nero, ImgBurn, and Alcohol 120% to burn anything t Dvd's.
    I have tried Sony DVD-RW ad Memorex DVD+RW.

    PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Oh yah I also forgot. It has been successfully burning dvds until today.

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