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cd rw formatting

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jmkmjk725, Feb 19, 2003.

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  1. jmkmjk725

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    I have windows me and a hp 6746c pavillon when i put in my cr rw to be formatted it gives me an error message that says can not be formatted in this drive letter access. My drive letter is m. Last time I bought cd rw they were 650mb this time they are 700mb. Please help
     
  2. itsmeitsmeitsme

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    What software are you using to format the cd-rw?
     
  3. slipe

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    Welcome to TSG.

    Mot older burners that are limited to 4X re-write speed don’t like the new high speed media. If your burner is limited to 4X re-write (like 8-4-24) then stick with 4X RW.

    Conversely if your burner has high speed rewrite (like 48-12-48) then buy the media rated for high speed.

    That doesn’t apply to CDR though. You can burn 48X rated CDRs just fine in a 4X burner. The speed compatibility is only with RW.
     
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