RE: DVD burner has stopped working
Thanks everyone for your reply.
It's a Sony Vaio laptop so replacing the drive isn't really an option right
now, since it hasn't totally shot craps. I'll try investing in a cleaner and
if that doesn't work looks like I'll be buying a new DVD burner.
> I've burned out 2 DVD drives/burners in my laptops a couple years ago. I also
> burn lots of discs.
> Troubleshooting tip for this one: hook up an exteral USB DVD burner and see
> if that works. If you don't have one, buy one. If you're going to continue to
> burn disks by the hundreds it will be a good investment. I've found that the
> external DVD burners are more rugged than the ones that are supplied with our
> laptops or desktops. Plus cheaper to replace.
> Hope this helps...
> ...Right click is your best friend...
> "izezi" wrote:
> > I'm using Vista Home Premium and over the past year have burned approx 100
> > DVDs without any problems using Roxio and Windows.
> > I started having problems with burns being successful till finally every
> > time I tried to burn a DVD it failed and I wasted a blank. The DVD drive
> > itself works fine so I reformatted Windows in an attempt to remedy what I
> > thought was a software problem to no avail. Every time I attempt to burn a
> > DVD, no matter which method I try, the burn fails.
> > Has anyone else experienced problems like this and if so could you please
> > provide me with some advise to get me back in business?
> > TIA,
> > izezi