External CD-Writer/DVD Reader not recognised as recorder



davidandgary
07-10-2005, 12:57 AM
Hi I'm new here.

I've looked through past threads but couldn't find exactly the same
problem. Apologies if I'm repeating a thread.

My internal cd writer/dvd reader stopped working altogether and I
bought a new external drive as I thought it would be cheaper than
putting my laptop in to get fixed. But external device isn't working
right now.

It is being recognised as a reader and I can put all types of cds in
and they're recognised fine but when I try to burn anything, all of my
software keeps saying things like "No Recorder" (Roxio Easy CD), "No
medium inserted or drive not ready" (Nero). And SmartBurn says "Drive
Type = COMBO Disc Type = NO MEDIA" when I ask for info on disk.

Any ideas would be gratefully accepted.

Ta

Gary


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External CD-Writer/DVD Reader not recognised as recorder