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When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin

Q: When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin

I bought a Dell Inspiron laptop new in Italy in the close burning the and keeps DVDs drive the fails windows burning spinnin When but December from a major computer store The computer came installed with Windows Home Premium Italian and I have installed on it an original version of Microsoft Office When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin XP Professional Edition English The CD-ROM unit is a Matsushita DVD -RW UJ Since I bought the computer I have sometimes had difficulty burning DVDs with the When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin built-in Windows burner function that I access from Explorer Often in the past I have ended up with partially written DVDs Nevertheless by using high-quality DVDs I have been able to burn DVDs successfully most of the time using the Windows utility I last used the utility successfully a couple of months ago when I burned a couple of DVDs to backup some photos Since yesterday I have been trying to backup my most important files onto DVDs The attempt has failed in every case First I copy about GB of files from drive C onto drive D in Explorer These are several hundred files divided into three different directories consisting mostly of PDF Word Excel and JPG files some of them with names in foreign scripts like Cyrillic Japanese or Chinese Then I insert a new DVD either Verbatim or TDK and attempt to master the DVD by selecting the option write to disk from the Explorer menu whether from When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin the menus at the top of the screen or by right-clicking on drive D in the lefthand pane of the screen A window pops up asking me for the name of the disk whether I want it to be flash or one-time only and the recording speed x x x etc Once I click continue to start burning the DVD a window pops up to tell me that Windows is making an image of the disk and then the window tells me that it has begun mastering the disk giving me a countdown of how many minutes are left minutes to minutes depending on the speed I choose But no matter what name I give to the disk and what recording speed I pick after - seconds the popup window and the Explorer window both suddenly close and the DVD unit s writing light goes out but the DVD unit continues to whir at high speed forever Here are the results I got yesterday with separate DVDs On the first DVD I used Windows s burn utility on a Verbatim DVD and I ended up with files burned onto the DVD making it unusable On the second try I used some simple burn software that I had used before Roxio Burn on a TDK DVD and ended up with files burned onto the disk but from different folders than the files burned by Windows On my third attempt after going offline shutting down my antivirus software AVG and using Task Manager to shut down processes from that other burn software Roxio Burn I used Windows s burn utility again on a TDK DVD and ended up with the identical files that had I ended up with the first time though this time I had chosen a lower writing speed In all three of these attempts the DVD unit continued to whir after the windows had closed until such time as I ejected the disk manually When I first encountered this problem yesterday I thought the problem might be caused by my antivirus software AVG Free Edition interfering with the writing process because after one particular automatic update by AVG about two months ago I began having problems with AVG blocking Skype and placing some of my Nokia cell phone software in quarantine But by disabling the HIPS element of AVG I was able to resolve those problems several weeks ago and begin using Skype successfully again But just to be sure today I disinstalled AVG completely and installed Microsoft Security Essentials Because I had read in a forum online that Windows might have conflicts with other burning software that was also installed today I also disinstalled the only burning software that I had installed Roxio Burn and did a cold reboot Before attempting to burn a DVD again today I also used Task Manager to shut down some other processes that didn t seem necessary such as a Nokia autolauncher and a Java autoupdate process I also changed the time delay for Windows sleep or power-save function to one hour I inserted a new TDK DVD accepted the disk name proposed by Windows chose for the disk to be permanent rather than flash and chose a burning speed of x After seconds I received a popup window with the following message ST Service Scheduling has stopped working I ignored this message and did nothing because often in the past when I have succeeded in burning DVDs with Windows s utility I have had this message appear but if I do nothing I almost always have the burn proceed successfully In this case though after another - seconds the Explorer window and burning-countdown window both closed the DVD light went out but the DVD continued whirring at high velocity The DVD unit did not respond to my pushing the expel button by hand and when I tried to expel the DVD using Explorer I only got an error message so the DVD could be expelled only by shutting down the computer When I turned the computer back on I discovered that no files at all had been written to this DVD In case it may be of help below are the details from the ST Service Scheduling error message in Italian sorry Whenever I get these ST Service Scheduling error messages I get them twice i e after choosing Close one time the same message immediately appears again and I have to choose Close a second time Nome evento problema APPCRASH Nome applicazione STService exe Versione applicazione Timestamp applicazione ae c Nome modulo con errori STString dll Versione modulo con errori Timestamp modulo con errori e d Codice eccezione c Offset eccezione abcc Versione SO ID impostazioni locali Informazioni aggiuntive a e Ulteriori informazioni a e d b ad b a e Ulteriori informazioni a e Ulteriori informazioni a e d b ad b a e Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions for correcting this problem and burning DVDs successfully Thanks a lot Sysinfo Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Home Premium Service Pack bit Processor Intel R Celeron R CPU GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card Mobile Intel R Series Express Chipset Family Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard Dell Inc G F Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Updated and Enabled nbsp

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I use Sonic MyDVD version 5.
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Make sure that in the drop down box for recorders your DVD Burner is showing and not "image recorder."
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A:Burning universal DVDs

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A:Problems burning DVDs

if you're trying to make backups of movies then use ripit4me with dvd shrink and dvddcrypter

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A:BSOD when Burning DVDs


What type of usb 2.0 controller?
This may be a suspect. I had one so I could run
external cd burner (Iomega). Things where fine until
Seems to me it was an Adaptec aspi package that caused my errors.
d/load and install the latest aspi from Here
It may not matter if you have any adaptec products or not.
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A:Burning multiple cd/dvds

Several burning apps can perform that function. I've done it in the past using Alcohol 120. However, the burn speed is greatly reduced. In my instance, it was slightly faster to burn two discs at once that it was to simply burn one at a time.
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A:Trouble burning CDs / DVDs

May you avoid to interfere in hardware...

Originally Posted by voncreme

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A:Having Problems Burning DVDs

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A:BSOD burning dvds

Hello Sara -Was this the only report from Blue Screen View, or did you only post the last dump ??You should have had 3 or 4 I would think - Please re-run and check, directions below ->>Please download BlueScreenView (in zip file)Extract (right-click > Extract all) the contents of on the BlueScreenView.exe file, to run the program. (No installation is required.)When scanning is done (usually complete by the time the interface appears), go ...Edit > Select AllFile > Save Selected Items, and save the report to your Desktop as BSOD.txt.Close the BlueScreenView window... ... ...Open BSOD.txt using Notepad and go ... .... ..Edit > Select AllEdit > Copy, and then paste the entire contents of the text file into your next reply.Thank You -
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A:problems with burning dvds

Hi Gbizkit and welcome to TSF !

At what speed does your burner read regular DVD's (DVD you bought) ? Are you still using the same media brand as before ? Can you read the DVD's you burned at the normal speed on another computer ?

What's your burner brand and model ? If you don't know you can find out in the device manager (start => run => devmgmt.msc) under DVD/CD-rom drives. Check on the burner's manufacturer website whether the media you're using are fully compatible with your burner.

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try that one please
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also when your finnished you can restart any thing it shut down just as easaly. though i find it better to just restart my pc.

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