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yes_puleeze

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how can i tell if my laptops internal blu ray dvd cd drive will burn to blu ray or is only able to play blu ray discs.. the device manager lists it as HL-DT-ST BDDVDRW CT30N sorry im new to blu ray .....I want to back up photos on blu ray discs also are there different types of blu ray discs and if it is a burner for blu ray do i need to be careful of which ones i purchase for them to be suitable like the old days with - and + dvds thanks for any help ...i have burning software on my laptop
 

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Looks like the CT30N is a blueray combo drive.
It can play blueray and burn DVD's.
It can't burn blueray,just plays them.
 

yes_puleeze

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thanks for your help and as for the instructions there are no instructions :)
 

yes_puleeze

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what handy links! Im sure they will be of use to a lot of people thanks for your trouble
 
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what handy links! Im sure they will be of use to a lot of people thanks for your trouble
Yes, they are very good tools that make a lot of things simpler.

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i have already marked it as solved and only have the unsolved button at the top of the page :) it shows as solved on my view
 
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