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Windows 7: Windows 7 won't recognize blank discs

22 Jan 2010   #11
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners

That is a good cheap one.


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22 Jan 2010   #12
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Or LGGH22 series, and no they do not have bluebird. As a bonus, they can read scratched discs.
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22 Jan 2010   #13
TaraSWinTeam

Windows 7
 
 

Have you checked the manufacturer's website for new drivers? Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly

Tara
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22 Jan 2010   #14
BryanBlack

windows 7
 
 

Could you recommend a good (cheapish) dual layer burner ?. Are new SATA drive certified for win7 ?
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22 Jan 2010   #15
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BryanBlack View Post
Could you recommend a good (cheapish) dual layer burner ?. Are new SATA drive certified for win7 ?
Any would work but I'm using the LG ones right now and it works fine.
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23 Jan 2010   #16
BryanBlack

windows 7
 
 

Bought newLG DVD drive today and problem is resolved. I can understand the old LITE ON drive not working but am a little mifed why the HP device will still not work even with WIN 7 drivers. I still find it a little annoying that the MS upgrade advisor stated that I would have no problems with my existing hardware.

Thanks for all the replies.
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29 Jan 2010   #17
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

I have an issue something like this i just noticed.

But the other way around. i burn stuff as a data dvd and works fine, plays fine on my windows 7 but.. Will not play on XP. And that is what the files are for. Its the backups of my XP machine. Its a newer HP as well. With a dvd-rw drive to so.. It's wierd. Not sure whats up. Bout to make a post on it now. Maybe some answer it it will or can also help you maybe on certain points that might be mentioned.
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04 May 2012   #18
Kickboy

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I know this is an old thread, but it's the first result I found when I searched.....
I was having the same issue after I reinstalled windows 7 and I know it's not the drive as I had used it right before I did the reinstall.
I ended up going into device manager and under the IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers I selected the one connected to the dvd drive and under "Advanced Settings" I unselected "Enable DMA". After that I could insert blank media without the computer locking up.
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