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DVD drive will not erase/format
Lite-On ATAPI iHAP222 will not easily even recognize a new, unformatted DVD. Sometimes it looks for a long time. Right-click for properties shows totally used disc, although it's blank. Drive will not erase or format the disc.

I have checked the Microsoft web site, but the info there was no help. Their page talked about sound devices. Latest drivers; firmware up-to-date.

Uninstalled and reinstalled the drive in device manager.

With a new DVD-RW in the drive, Explorer ejects the disc, telling me to please insert a disc. But doing that does not resolve the problem.

In device mgr, error msg is, "Windows did not start a related device driver." But there are three other drivers loaded.

What needs to be done?
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Re: DVD drive will not erase/format
Hi batrot,

are the blank DVD's all the same make?

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Re: DVD drive will not erase/format
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Hi batrot,

are the blank DVD's all the same make?

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No. I have some that are generic, some are Maxell.
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