I read it here http: Oct 28, Messages: Use ImgBurn instead to set the booktype. Yes, my password is: Please enter a valid email address. The writing speed doesn’t really mean anything apart from being able to burn quicker.

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The rear of the DRUA is fairly straight forward.

Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. I then said the hell with Nero 7, I’ll just use ImgBurna popular freeware DVD burning software utility that has a very powerful book type setting utility that works with virtually any DVD burner. I have a sony dru burner. I cleaned up my temp directories and cleaned up the registry, ran anti virus, root revealer and hijack this. InfoTool had no problems detecting the DRUA’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer.

This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are.

DVD Book Type Setting – Troubleshooting DVD Burning Problems

I think I’ve narrowed down the problem as I tried switching the Primary and Secondary IDE’s and anything connected to the Secondary ceases to work even though its detected and all. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Posted on Jan 02, First problem I’ve had that I couldn’t find an answer to in the forums.


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Ask a question and give support. I read you can just ignore this message as long as you are selecting the correct OEM company. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media.

Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. HarvikApr du-840a, I think I’ll do that!!!!

Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Not finding what you are looking for? As long as you get this “Success! Oct 28, Messages: Seems like a permanent outage to me. Generally speaking you can drk-840a “real” LiteOn firmwares with these so-called rebadged drives.


Mar 17, Messages: Posted on May 05, Appreciate any help that you guys can offer! The Dvd-rw works fine, cause I can boot from the Vista install disc.

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The email address entered is already associated to an account. I went back to the Options section in Firmwafe and voila’ the Book Type setting was there! Whenever i connect it to my PC or laptop, It shows a message that the device is not recognized.

Tell us some more! Tried going to the Device Manager and Uninstalling it still no help. Aug 8, Messages: At worst you’ll get a “Failed!