Can not burn/format CD-R!!!!

#1
:confused: Hello, I've have been trying to backup my pictures to a CD-R using Vista. But when I put a blank HP CD-R in my BENQ DVD Dual DW1610 burner, nothing happens. I DO NOT get to the format screen. Any ideas?

Jerry
 


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Vista Sucks!
I Have Same Problem
 


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hmmm

i am also having this same problem.. i am gonna go crazy, i went and bought a new drive and find out it isnt the drive its vista.. if anyone can help me please email Lisaone@gmail.com
 


#4
having the same problem....

does anyone have an answer? :confused:
 


#5
Re: having the same problem....

Good Afternoon,

I also have been having the same problems. I recently changed from XP to Vista Ultimate, one of the first things I tried was burning to a DVD, I managed to do this successfully. I tried again recently and found that I was not able to burn to DVD or CD.
Investigating several sites I found one report of this as a side effect of JMB36X controller ( an installation I made when trying to bring all drivers up to date). I removed LMB36X using program uninstall, restarted my computer, checked auto play was set correctly put in a blamk CD and everything worked as it should.

Hope this may be of help.
 


kemical

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If you got to the folder which holds the items you want to burn, highlight the item or items and then click burn. This is assuming you've placed a DVD/CD in the drive. You will then see a dialogue box asking how you want to format or burn the material. If your using a DVD you can format the DVD so it works like a USB stick. The other option is to just burn the item to disk which is better for for CDs. Hope this helps.
 


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