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« on: July 15, 2005, 09:35:47 AM »

PLEASE SUPPLY RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Operating System Version: Windows XP Pro
Problem Application Name & Version: Nero 6 & Windows CD Burning
Problem Hardware Make & Model: CD/DVD RW -> QSI DVDRW SDW-043 ? i think
Error Messages: This Disk is not re-writeable and cannot be erased; Cannot detect blank CD.



Hi there, I have an Acer Aspire 1513LMi notebook (http://www.laptopshop.co.uk/acer-aspire_1513lmi-laptop-1-nd2.htm) and have had some problems burning CDs both Nero, NTI and windows own cd burning programs cannot detect and empty cd! :O I cannot burn images, compile CDs or Erase re-writeables, i have not had any problems before! i have tryed using many different types of CD Rs and RWs to no avail! can someone please advice me on what to do to fix this problem!?


Many Thanks, Simon
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2005, 09:50:45 AM »

I have had these sort of problems twice, and both times the problem was cured by cleaning the laser head in the cd drive.  Electronics suppliers such as SEME, CPC(Preston), Willow Vale(Manchester) can supply a suitable solvent, but me being an ex TV engineer I use nail varnish remover.  A little on a cotton bud, gently clean the little lens, then wipe it clean with the other end of the cotton bud. I must stress however, that if you have no experience in this sort of thing, find a friend who has and get him to show you, or if you don't mind the expense, take it to a pro.  Dismantling a cd drive can be tricky if you haven't done it before.
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