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Amit on January 26, 2004
CD burner not working

I have a Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-R2002 combo cd burner. Till recently it was working perfectly. But now it does not burn any CDs. I can read CDs allright but cannot write. I have felt that while writing the CDs don't rotate. Does anyone know what could be the problem? what should i do?
Thanks
lance on January 27, 2004
RE: CD burner not working

i am trying to record a cd on my iomega zip650 recorder and my 'puter keep saying there is no recorder detected. how do i fix this?
angel on May 23, 2004
RE: CD burner not working

i bought a lg cd re-writer last night and can not get working how do i do it
Adnan Motiwalla on August 23, 2004
RE: CD burner not working

I have a Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-R2212 combo cd burner. Till recently it was working perfectly. But now it does not burn any CDs. I can read CDs allright but cannot write. I have felt that while writing the CDs don't rotate. Does anyone know what could be the problem? what should i do?
Thanks
Edwin McComas on December 7, 2004
RE: CD burner not working

I recentally had my computer restored , now my cdburner does not work or cannot burn from another cd
bobby tittle on December 9, 2004
RE: CD burner not working

i have five difference cd burner program on my pc(hp-paviliona350n),with window xp.none of these programs, recognized there is a disk in the drive, when i try to record,can any one help!
Bob on February 6, 2005
RE: CD burner not working

I have a Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-R2002 as well, and until about a week ago it worked good. Then it stopped recognizing when a disk is in the drive for any mode. It started having problems when I used it to erase a CD-RW.

Has anyone else found a solution?
Scott Klein on April 13, 2005
RE: CD burner not working

I have a LITE-ON COMBO SOHC-4832K DVD/CD-RW and tons of burning progams but when i try and burn a cd it says theres no CD-RW device can someone help
J.C. on April 25, 2005
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a couple of months ago i bought an emachines pc brand new.Everything was working alright, But now my cd burner does not burn any CDs. I can read CDs allright but cannot write. I have felt that while writing the CDs don't rotate. Does anyone know what could be the problem? what should i do?
Thanks
Lneenyo on September 3, 2005
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I have a samsung cd/dvd/cd-rw combo drive that I had until recently had been burning cds with. I installed a new version of WMP, Musicmatch, and i-tunes to try to get the burner to work. I keep getting the same "unknown error". For WMP it says that it doesn't detect the burner. Musicmatch says that there is a hardware error and it may be a damaged disc and i-tunes has an unknown error. All of the prevent me from burning cd's. I think it has to be the new programs because it's used to work. How could I possibly fix this problem?
andy on September 12, 2005
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my sony crx320e recently stopped working for no reason. i had been burning a lot of musics cd's lately. cud dat be da problem?? in media player after it finishes coverting da files it doesnt burn in nero it doesnt even burn or if it duz noting is on da blank and da black is unusuable. please help
Dan on October 25, 2005
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I have a Lite-on Combo SOHC 4832K, When I try to Play an audio CD it skips and jumps around . It dosent matter if it is one I burned or a store bought CD. Yet it will Play DVDs just fine . I ran the PC Doctor Diagnostics and everything seems fine . Do I need to replace this Drive or Could there be a softwear Problem somewhere?
Zach on November 17, 2005
RE: CD burner not working

i have a parkard bell note book and my cd burner isnt working
bernard lambright on November 24, 2005
RE: CD burner not working

i have a lg cd burner. Every time i tried to burn a message saying track error E80041931 cd read failed. T7124. What does this means.
damien on November 30, 2005
CD burner not working

I own a toshiba satellite computer. my cd burner had been working well until recently. It will not recognize that a disc is in the drive. Moreover, if by a lucky chance that it does begin to burn, it fails at about the 10% mark. if your wondering, I am using the basic Musicmatch burner to create my Cds.
Albert Carofano on December 14, 2005
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My CD burner is not working on my MusicMatch. Can you help me?
Thank You alclor1@optonline.net
trajic on December 15, 2005
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when i put a blank cd in the burner usally the lights runs for a couple of secs,then im burnig but now all it does is spin making it impossible to burn i tried to download a a program to choop and screw my records and it aint burned since
manohar singh negi on December 30, 2005
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last yr. i purchased a HCL pc ON DATED 5=SEP 05 with "LITEON COMBO DRIVE". Initally it worked properly and write about 8 to 10. But after that it make a problem and doesn,t write any cds and makes a cracking sound.

please, tell me how can i repair my "liteon combo".
Spanky on January 3, 2006
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Wow i thought it was just me but seems to be an epidemic of the same exact symptoms im experiencing. Burner reads just fine but suddenly no longer writes. Writers strike? Damn unions! :)
shah jehan bacha on January 7, 2006
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my cds and dvd burn is not working.
ravenleann on January 12, 2006
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I haved HP to put a new motherboard in and a local store put my new modem in .Every since my burner will not work its a lite on combo sohc 4832k my warrenty ran out the end of Nov 05 so HP want help me with it.I have only used it about 6 times when this happen I need advice thanks.
Miguel on January 15, 2006
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i have a sony cd burner and i use to burn well with the program Acoustica cd burner but then i stopped using my cd burner for like about 2 weeks and then when i was going to burn a cd,the program read the cd and i put burn but when the burning process was over the cd didnt work and i dont know what happen so can some one help me with this problem i dont know if its the cd burner that doesnt work and im going to have to buy a new one or is it the program???
Maurice on January 18, 2006
RE: CD burner not working

My burner starts burning and then closes the disk
so all content will not burn
mike on February 6, 2006
RE: CD burner not working

hp cd writer 7500 series , it reads an plays both copied an store bought cds but when i try and copy a mp3 to burn a new cd . it doesnt see the new disk ive placed into it . keeps asking too install a blank disk into the cd writer help!
melisa on February 13, 2006
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a friend was "cleaning" up my comp and now when i try to burn a cd or even play one it says"cd burner not found" why is it doing this and how can i fix it? thank u
big b on March 2, 2006
RE: CD burner not working

I have a Lite-on Combo SOHC 4832K, When I try to Play an audio CD it skips and jumps around - also Burner reads just fine but suddenly no longer writes. what is the deal?
juan on March 3, 2006
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my computer neve wants to detected any cds to burn
Lillian on March 19, 2006
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I have a iomega cd burner still under warrenty. It doesn't work Serial # 3jcf272xxy. Please help I get a message stating cannot detect a cd r drive.
danielle on March 20, 2006
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when i am on music jukebox, and i wanna burn a cd, it says, no drive found. I went to options but it still doesn't give me anything is this a software problem or do i need to switch players
Wes Wells on March 22, 2006
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when I try to burn a cd it says no device found and this service cannot be started either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it what do I do
Bill Mac on April 7, 2006
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My CD burner is not working. When I put a cd in, I do not hear the burner turn. Howver, when I go to my computer, right click and hit eject and then re-insert the cd, it will at least read the cd and I can hear the burner turn. Any ideas?
sridhar on April 11, 2006
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i have buy a cdwriter 1year back now it is not working may i know what is the problem
nigel on May 3, 2006
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i have a dvd burner its a emachines e4026 desk top pc and can not get it to burn cds
airvent on May 15, 2006
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what the hell?! why is everyone posting the same problem? although i dont have an answer i had a problem like this before. i went to some microsoft site and it told me to delete something from my registry. so just google cd burning registry or something like that...
all though this forum thing whatever is old! im still posting lol
Imthian on May 20, 2006
CD burner not working

hi i see that you have the same problem for your
LITE ON COMBO DRIVE. IF YOU GOT A SOLUTION COULD YOU PLEASE EMAIL ME ON imthian@webmail.co.za
Jesus on May 22, 2006
RE: CD burner not working

My emachine computer doesnt read burn cds but reads original cds. Whats the problem?
matt on June 20, 2006
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im using windows media player in it says cd burner not found
Tiffany on July 16, 2006
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Okay, I have a Compaq Presario with windows xp and have tried three different players, but they all say I have no disk in the tray. I un-installed and then re-installed my e:drive and even bought new blank cds but nothing works. Can someone help plz?
leno on July 27, 2006
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People whose computers say they don't have a Cd in the tray, you need to FORMAT your CD before you can use it. Usually, softwares for burning CD's will do that for you before you start burning.
Lexy on August 7, 2006
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For some reason my CD/DVD drive just decided to quit on me today. It won't read any disc and when i go into itunes it says disc burner and/or software not found. when i go to my computer it doesn't even show the drive anymore. help!
Jerry Gill on August 10, 2006
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every time I want to burn a cd on my media player,it says cd burner not found........WHY and how can i fix it
Bren on August 16, 2006
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Recently installed Windows XP Pro now my LG super multi rw dvd burner gives me 2 eror messages
1. error message 80070422
2.no devices found
Is there something I have to configure to get the darn thing working?
Please help!
john on September 25, 2006
RE: CD burner not working

Burner won't recognize blank media. Why?
Alex on October 5, 2006
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Why is there no actual answers here???
Its just a repeating list of questions. I have the same problem but need actual answers so i'm off elsewhere.
riccardo on November 1, 2006
RE:toshiba dvd-rom sd-r2002

recentely it doesnt work properly it starts burning correctly,but after a while:
"I could not perform fixation",
"falling back to disk fixation"
"burn process aborted",appear.
riccardo on November 1, 2006
RE:toshiba dvd-rom sd-r2002

recentely it doesnt work properly it starts burning correctly,but after a while:
"I could not perform fixation",
"falling back to disk fixation"
"burn process aborted",appear.
shah on October 16, 2007
RE:toshiba dvd-rom sd-r2002

the interesting fact is that, it works fine on one partition, but not at all recognized in another partition....and i found a virus ref.:
EAF 687.....IN MY
C:\INETPUB\CATALOG.WCI\PROPSTAR.BK1

ANYBODY...?...
barbara on December 16, 2007
RE:emachines computer trouble

i need some advice on how to burn a cd with emachines computer. I have tried to burn one but it keeps saying that they couldnt find the file to burn it on. What should i do???

Thanks!!
smitten on February 22, 2009
RE:toshiba dvd-rom sd-r2002

buy a new computer
sovereign.dan on December 24, 2009
RE:toshiba dvd-rom sd-r2002

ANSWER: http://www.windows-media-player-updates.com/fixafaultycdburnerdriver.html

This entire thread is filled with people complaining about the same problem. Thankfully, I managed to catch the post by "airvent", who mentioned something about editing a registry setting to fix the problem.

And so.. I pursued that tactic, with ample reward. :)

Basically, the solution was to open up 'regedit' and navigate to this folder:

'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CD Burning\Drives'

Then click on the "Volume {_key_}" folder, and change the 'Drive Type' key value data to:

1 for CD-R
2 for CD-RW

And, viola.. Open up My Computer, right click on the burner drive, click Properties, select the tab Recording, and check 'Enable CD Recording on this Drive'.

Thanks internet!

:)

Thanks "airvent"!

Namaste everyone!
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