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You don't format "R", only "RW". Answer this question Flag as... Thanks Buffalo >> > > DVD+R's work fine with Windows 7. Stay logged in Sign up now! have a peek at this web-site

Thanks 4 your opinion about the Flash Drive. Windows Backup lets me choose the DVD drive and it also states, in the help section, that I could use an UDB drive or a DVD for backup. Used to be simple with Windows 7. Thanks 4 your reply Bichey, Mar 15, 2009 #8 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 If it just keeps spinning, it is because it is being detected, but not http://www.sevenforums.com/music-pictures-video/277410-i-cant-workout-how-format-dvd-r-disc.html

How To Format Dvd R Disc On Windows 7

The brand-name drives will be expected to last longer than the cheap ones, of course. Yoiu can add files if you don't finalize the disk,but once finalized,nothing can be added. This seems strange since they are electronic and have no moving parts, but it is true, nevertheless. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

Thanks for voting! On my Win2000Pro machine the disks work just fine. Buffalo PS: I can't even burn a simple data disk with this computer and look at it on the same or on another computer. How To Format A Dvd That Is Write Protected However with > packet writing software the disc can be formatted so that it can be used > in the same way as a floppy disc.

BH*****Click the KUDOS thumb up on the left to say 'Thanks'**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. How To Format A Dvd-r In Windows 10 Some take +Rs, some take -Rs, some take both. You don't format >>> "R", only "RW". >> >> Thanks for the replies. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/61467-63-format-disc Stay logged in Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums!

The computer tries to format them when I use >> the Backup feature in the "Bsckup and Restore" feature > > I didn't think that the built-in Windows backup feature was How To Format A Dvd-r Disc EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Computers and Electronics » Hardware » Internal Components » CDs and DVDs ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticlewikiHow to Format DVD RW Two Methods:Formatting DVD-RWs Using You have to look at the drive's specs. IMiteBable2help, Mar 15, 2009 #3 Bichey Thread Starter Joined: Feb 11, 2009 Messages: 546 thanks to lawson and IMite.

How To Format A Dvd-r In Windows 10

Once this process finalizes you will have a clean DVD-RW ready to write on. 6 Burn your data to the DVD-RW. http://www.wikihow.com/Format-DVD-RW I hope you realize that a RW disk does not have to be formatted (like with nero) unless you are going to use a packet writing application. How To Format Dvd R Disc On Windows 7 Any ideas ? How To Format Dvd R After Burning But just because you buy DVD-RW instead of +RW doesn't mean you won't ever have the problem again.

How do I set it up so that it doesn't do that? See More: Trying to format DVD-R disc using windows 10 Report • #1 Derek January 12, 2016 at 07:57:11 ✔ Best AnswerSee here:http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...If that doesn't help most likely the reason is BH*****Click the KUDOS thumb up on the left to say 'Thanks'**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. But there is this caveat: it *should* still be readable on the same computer if you use the program that wrote it. -- Gene E. Format Blank Dvd R

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If no window appears automatically after erasing the disc contents, eject and re-insert the now blank disc into your drive to prompt this window to appear. 4 Give your disc a I have tried using the Win Live format and also the Mastered format. Windows 7 installation doesn't format SSD correctly How to format USB flash drives correctly?

Some take +Rs, some take -Rs, some take both. How To Format A Cd-r solved Are these drives formatted correctly? Gordon, Aug 25, 2010 #8 Gene E.

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This process also allows you to reformat the disc which can change how and where you're able to use it for your data needs. No biggie.Click to expand... lordsmurf, Aug 17, 2010 #4 leroys1000 Banned Joined: Aug 15, 2007 Messages: 6,319 Yeah,sorry about that. Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format Dvd Rw strange i will try the applications and will report 2morrow.

Data written on the disc can be erased or over-written > multiple times. If that's the case then just throw it away. Elvandil, Mar 15, 2009 #6 Bichey Thread Starter Joined: Feb 11, 2009 Messages: 546 IMiteBable2help said: ↑ You're welcome. Click here to join today!

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Multimedia > Computer problem? They are not responding until i eject the disc. I have waited up to 40 min for it >> to >> happen and then I had to either eject the DVD or go into Task Manager to >> stop the Any suggestions would be appreciated.

On my >>>> Win2000Pro machine the disks work just fine. parabola, Oct 29, 2009, in forum: Windows 7 Support Replies: 4 Views: 6,170 clifford_cooley Oct 30, 2009 Print to .jpg format Bob O'Dyne, Apr 28, 2010, in forum: alt.windows7.general Replies: 18 I have tried using the Win >> Live >> format and also the Mastered format.