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  1. speedkick

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    I am trying to burn a picture slide show on my windows media player. i have a Sony DVD-ROM DDU1615. i looked in the users guide and it says it is compatible with a DVD+R 3.3X-8X CAV. i am trying to use a DVD+R 1X-2.4X and it will not recognize it. is there a difference in these two DVD's or is there something wrong with my DVD burner?:cool:
     
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    The DVD drive you have can read DVDs and CDs, but can't burn. Do you have another drive you can use?
     
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    compatible with a DVD+R 3.3X-8X CAV. i am trying to use a DVD+R 1X-2.4X

    maybe that's the problem
     
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    thanks stantley. i guess that is good to know. i do have another drive in my old computer, i just recently bought this one. how do i switch them?
     
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    What kind of computer do you have and does it only have the one drive, and an unused bay for another drive?
     
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    It's very easy to switch the drives. Remove the Sony DVD-ROM, and note the position of the address jumper, Master, Slave, or Cable Select. Set the other drive to the same setting and stick it into the slot. Job done! :D
     
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    i have a dell xps 400. it has a cd drive and a dvd drive. no unused bay.
     
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    thanks johnwill, that seems easy enough.
     
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    It really is that easy. :)
     
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