DVD drive - disk not formatted

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lostking

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When I load a blank CD/DVD into the DVD drive I get a "Disk Not Formatted" message: "Windows cannot read from this disk. The disk might be corrupted, or it could be using a format that is not compatible with Windows." This occurs on any blank disk - CD, DVD, DR/RW etc. Pre-recorded disks play fine. I have both Nero & Cyberlink Power Cinema on my system. Any ideas would be welcome.
 
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Does Nero work?

If so, ignore the message. Windows wants to format the blank disk. 99%of the time, that isn't what you want.

Courtney
 

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Thanks Courtney,
Yes Nero works, but I can't get past the "Disk not formatted" dialogue box so it is not possible to get Nero to recognize the disk in the DVD drive.


Paul
 
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