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LiteOn Dual layer DVD +/- Writer (+/- RW) CD Laser faulty

Q: LiteOn Dual layer DVD +/- Writer (+/- RW) CD Laser faulty

LiteOn Dual layer DVD R RW CD Laser faulty Wont read CDs Hi I purchased a LiteOn IT Dual layer DVD - Writer - RW a little over a year ago and recently the CD laser has become faulty or at least I m assuming so The drive will read DVDs fine but not DVD (+/- faulty Laser LiteOn Writer CD layer Dual RW) +/- CDs I ve tried using lens cleaners and I ve reinstalled drivers Tried multiple CDs in multiple computers and still no luck Since the warranty has already expired and is thus void I opened the drive up to see if I could see anything wrong but saw nothing I could say was the problem The drive simply spins up when a CD is put in but then stops again - I m asuming this is because it s failed to detect a disk I m just wondering if there is any options short of buying a new drive Is there a replacement laser LiteOn Dual layer DVD +/- Writer (+/- RW) CD Laser faulty I could buy even if I have to resolder it to the board myself Any other options solutions would be greatly LiteOn Dual layer DVD +/- Writer (+/- RW) CD Laser faulty appreciated Many thanks Ben nbsp

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A: LiteOn Dual layer DVD +/- Writer (+/- RW) CD Laser faulty

Can someone move this to the Storage forum so it might get a bit more attention please.

Thanks.

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You are going to think this is strange, but try CCleaner -->HERE<-- and then burn (and close) again.

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A:Dual layer burning?

NERO has a trial download version to try. You will need to buy Dual Layer DVD's.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-layer-burning.410119/
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http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt132/pickandwhammy/Diagnose.jpg?t=1261433254

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A:Burning dual layer DVD

is there something I should know about DL DVD burning?Click to expand...

For movies use Verbatim DL +R discs only. For burning use ImgBurn, reading their forums for advice and guides.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/burning-dual-layer-dvd.659196/
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A:Is this a Dual Layer DVD Burner?

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You can also get the Nero InfoTool which will give you more details on your burner.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-this-a-dual-layer-dvd-burner.715720/
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A:Dual Layer DVD burning in 7 Pro

Since single layer disks burn fine, the problem doesnt seem to be with the burner. Try using a different brand of media. Also see if you can get a firmware update for the dvd drive. Plus make sure you're using the right disk type the burner supports.

One other possibility is make sure the DVD burn rate is manually set in your burning software program, if the media is 2.4X capable set the burn rate to 2.4X manually, if its 8X and it won't burn manually set to 8X, then set it to 6X.

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Download and run Nero Info tool.

ftp://ftp6.nero.com/tools/InfoTool.zip

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/131362-how-know-if-your-cd-dvd-dual-layer-compatible.html
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A:Can't open a dual layer DVD

One would think that the problem would be the other way around since the Sony player is a home table top unit not a PC one.

Will this DVD play in any other PC player?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-open-a-dual-layer-dvd.326918/
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A:Dual layer software

Many applications burn DL DVD's, what came with the DVD burner? I use Nero, but ImgBurn will burn DL DVD's. There are a number of other free applications, here's a couple more.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-layer-software.498413/
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A:Burning A Dual-Layer DVD

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/burning-a-dual-layer-dvd.1097394/
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A:Dual Layer blank DVD

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http://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/CD-DVD-Rip-Other-Tools/Nero-DriveSpeed.shtml

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-layer-blank-dvd.936301/
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Duel layer doesnt mean you can burn to 2 sides of the disc, it means it has 2 layers on one side and double the capicity. and duel layer dvd burners aren't available for purchase just yet. basically all DVD will have to be burned on one side, you cannot flip it over and burn.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/question-about-dual-layer-dvd-rw.214891/
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A:dual layer dvd burner

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-layer-dvd-burner.318210/
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A:Solved: Dual layer dvd... PLs help

According to this: http://www.videohelp.com/dvdwriters/sony-dru-190a/2222

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-dual-layer-dvd-pls-help.858369/
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probably. What DVD collection are you backing up
 

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A:Dual Layer Disc Drives

Yes, you need a disc drive that supports dual layer. To find out if your drives have that capability get the Nero InfoTool.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-layer-disc-drives.828682/
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I hear a clicking sound coming from my NEC 3530a DVD burner and shortly after that I get an error message saying "no seek complete". Click to expand...

Sounds like the burner has had it. As far as your Memorex discs, they can be made by many different manufacturers. Last years aren't necessarily the same as this years. Nero InfoTool will identify the maker.

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdmedia?d...rder=Name&hits=50&search=Search+or+List+Media

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdmedia?d...rder=Name&hits=50&search=Search+or+List+Media
 

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A:DVD Dual Layer in regular DVD player?

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-dual-layer-in-regular-dvd-player.130574/
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A:firmware upgrade to dual-layer???

The drive should already be dual layer though without telling us which version of the firmware you're using it's hard to be sure.

Use Nero's Info Tool to figure it out.
Nero InfoTool Download - Softpedia

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A:W7 not reading Dual Layer disk

I managed to test the disk and other DL disks and the problem was with the disk and not the drive.
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A:Copying to Dual Layer Disks

They burn to completion with no intervention.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/copying-to-dual-layer-disks.553852/
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A:double\dual layer dvd burner

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/retail-dvd-to-dual-layer-dvd-backups.389808/
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A:Where can I buy Lightscribe Dual layer dvds?

FutureShop
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check out anywhere really
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/where-can-i-buy-lightscribe-dual-layer-dvds.399893/
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A:Anyone know when DUAL LAYER LIGHTSCRIBE media will be out?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/anyone-know-when-dual-layer-lightscribe-media-will-be-out.535149/
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A:burning DVD, dual layer needed?

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Guide http://www.mrbass.org/dvdshrink/flipper/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/burning-dvd-dual-layer-needed.247699/
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A:Do I need a special type of DVD for dual layer?

You need a dual-layer DVD burner and dual-layer DVDs. Not all DVD burners are dual-layer capable. The specifications for your burner will clearly state if it supports dual-layer disks or not. Dual-layer media is expensive. Newegg sells 5 disks for $28.

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http://www.dvddemystified.com/dvdfaq.html#4.3
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/do-i-need-a-special-type-of-dvd-for-dual-layer.347869/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dvd-player-support-dual-layer.1074078/
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A:DVD player supporting dual-layer?

Either one should support playback from Dual Layer Discs. A lot of DVD movies come on dual layer discs.
 

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A:Dual layer DVD recovery disks

Hi, Here?s you?re all time guide for all queries related to recovery on HP computers, please refer to the links provided below: http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/bph07143- Obtaining HP Recovery Discs or an HP USB Recovery Drivehttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01890478- Using the Downloadable USB Recovery Flash Disk Creation Utilityhttp://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c01890478&sp4ts.oid=9...- Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Diskhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643 - Performing an HP system recovery (Windows 8) http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04758961 -  Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 10)  Good luck and do reply for further assistance.




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I've never ran into such a simple problem and been so confused. Any guidance/advice would be greatly apreciated.

Cheers

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Good Morning.

I just installed an Nec 3550A Dvd Dual Layer drive and cannot get the drive to recognize DL Media. Message says "disk and drive are incompatible" or
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What do I need to do to make it work with DL media???

Thank You
 

A:Trouble with Dual Layer Media

What burning program are you using?
 

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A:NeroVision 4 Can't Burn Dual Layer DVDs

I see where you've been to other forums with out much help. I don't know if I can but I've read about others having the same problem and here's what I found to be a common solution,use Imgburn. Go to address below for tutorial.http://forum.imgburn.com/index.php?showtopic=1780You are using the best media, Verbatim.

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A:Able to Burn Dual-Layer, but Cannot Read Afterward?

What software package are you using to burn the DVD with?
My HP PC came with Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe...it would "burn" DVDs but then you could not view them, which in my book - is a failure.

I am using Nero Express 9.0 with good results, burning dual-layer DVDs and no problems viewing them afterwards.
Hope this helps?
 

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A:Dual layer DVD_RW drive problem

Never mind... I think I found the answer to my insanity.

[sigh]

There is a such thing as double sided DVDs eh? I bought 5 of them thinking they were double layer DVDs.

[another sigh] :hotouch:
 

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A:Best Performing external 16x Dual Layer Burner?

If you buy a bare drive and a USB/Firewire external case, you should be able to easily purchase a very nice external burner for less than $100. I have a LG GSA-4163B DL Burner in this system and a Pioneer DVR-109 DL Burner in an external USB case. Both have worked well, though I think I give the edge to the LG GSA-4163B. Pricewatch has the LG GSA-4163B starting at $40 shipped.
 

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Single layer DVDs burn just fine.

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A:Solved: Dual-layer DVD Burns erroring out

Memorex blanks are not good, no.
You should only use Verbatim DVD+R DL media.
 

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A:Can Dual-Layer DVD+R disks be used in regular DVD±RW drives?

Mr Hope,
To burn data to a dual layer DVD you must have a Dual Layer DVD burner. Far as I know.
Raj

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A:Solved: Dual-layer disc burner?

On the right side of the page/link you provided, under General Information it states:

'Optical disk drive: SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support.'
 

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A:DVD drive wont recognize Dual Layer DVD

anyone know???
 

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