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Don't know what happened but would certainly appreciate some help with what my gut feeling tells me is something pretty simple to remedy. Is this a bug in the way the disc was burned? Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. his comment is here

I'm trying to write to the blank dvd but it won't let me because it is reading it as full. It shows as no files yet written but shows disk full under the properties General tab. Empty Dvd Drive Shows As Full Started by TwoSticks , Jul 13 2008 10:05 PM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 TwoSticks TwoSticks TEG Forum Member With no disk it should all show as Blue (which is used space) and 0 mb's, this is normal.

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As far as recording media, I've chosen Sony DVDs since this is the brand that apparently works well with my Toshiba VCR when I want to play-back videos from my burned Both machine were ok last time I burnt a dvd. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals The CD is fine, i.e.

Then you can use the tools on the top tool bar to analyse the disc. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. I have also heard rumors of it being something to do with the installation on itunes? Dvd Has Data But Shows Blank It's not a problem it's just the way it is and has been for as long as I can remember.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. But my problem has a strange addition. No luck. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/dvd-player-reads-blank-disk-as-full/ It writes both, dvd-r and dvd+r.

I uninstalled the DVD as you suggested, restarted. Burned Disc Showing Blank Juba. 17:03 30 May 09 I have downloaded and installed the software, still not working, I have also found some of the old DVDs and tried them, still not working. I will go and buy some new onescheers for your helpall the best BT 17:46 30 May 09 Another useful bit of free software is DVD Identifier.click hereIt will List There are other things you can try like modifying the registry to tell it that you have a DVD/CD writer but these normally do not work all the time.

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Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: dvd drive thinks data disc is blank The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dvd-drive-thinks-data-disc-is-blank-324693/ I've been able to burn DVDs before, last time just a few months ago. Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 7 Don't see anything that looks as if the DVD is connect to the secondary IDE channel.The DVD is a separate slot from the CD, just above it. Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 8 Loading...

by OH Smeg ยท 8 years ago In reply to dvd player reads blank di ... Was ready to burn gift/movie of our summer school class for my pre-school children, a real treat for the little guys seeing themselves on TV. Still stuck. 0 #4 wannabe1 Posted 14 July 2008 - 08:01 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts In the DVD drives Properties, under the "Record" tab, is it set as Advertisement sofiagr Thread Starter Joined: Jan 15, 2008 Messages: 3 I have a liteon sohw 1633s to burn dvd's. Dvd Showing Blank In Windows 10

I looked at System/hardware and checked with NO DISK in the drive and yet the "disk" was graphed out as totally full. by Kees Bakker / January 11, 2009 5:52 AM PST In reply to: dvd drive thinks data disc is blank 1. The page on that tells us that is too unrelible.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hi bakker, your help is much useful, by nquyduong / January 9, 2014 weblink This will replace bad or corrupt drivers and files.

Juba. 16:37 30 May 09 windows see the DVD as full crosstrainer 16:44 30 May 09 That's the point.Try it with the link. Burned Dvd Shows Up Blank Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's the only one it will allow me to select is the virtual cd drive (magic disc).The cd drive and dvd drive are working fine I used them today, i have never

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Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 12, 2009 4:13 PM PST In reply to: same issue here If I create a DVD with that Nero and drag and drop, that DVD may Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. Burned Cd Shows Blank I removed the CD/DVD drive and put it into an older WindowsXP machine and it performed without problems.

Right click on My Computer and choose "Properties". cider33, Sep 8, 2008 #8 0ldog Joined: Oct 15, 2008 Messages: 1 I've got the same problem. Do you have more then one DVD/CD writing programs installed? http://filevox.com/showing-blank/empty-cd-on-pc-files-show-on-mac.html Any help would be appreciated.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. wow, an empty drive that's FULL? I looked at System/hardware and checked with NO DISK in the drive and yet the "disk" was graphed out as totally full. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Wasn't able find anything of help on a google search. Create Account How it Works Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. That may not be the case with you, but can you write to these disks or do you get a "full" message when you try? I was using movie editor "U-Lead 7" and it crashed during the write to dvd try.

But nothing as far as being able to write to. i tried all in my XP laptop and they are read just fine. Several functions may not work. Again, no guarantees, but it worked for me.http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/en-us Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Vista forum 18 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer

Report • #5 Derek March 20, 2012 at 10:05:10 If you are treating the DVD-RW as a floppy and just deleting files as you would from anywhere else then I would Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... After I was done, my internet didn't work..took a while to fix that.