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Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R

Q: Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R

I purchased a refurbished HP blank DVD-R on music not 11 Windows Player will Media burn DC Core Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R Duo E GHz with a DVD -RW drive I am able to write music to a blank DVD-R using ImgBurn but Windows Media Player and will only write to a blank CD-R It will playback the DVD-R that I create on ImgBurn The DVD Device is HL-DT-ST Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R DVD RAM GH L The Operating System is XP Pro I had to purchase a DVD Decoder from Roxio in order to play a DVD movie in Windows Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R Media Player Is there something else that I need to purchase to write music on a blank DVD-R Or is there some setting that needs to be changed Someone suggested that WMP does not write to DVD-Rs but I have WMP on a PC with Vista and it writes to a blank DVD-R with no problem I wrote to the DVD-R on the Vista PC and I was able to read it on the XP Pro PC I just cannot write it on the XP Pro According to Microsoft WMP is supposed to write an audio file to a Data Disk nbsp

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A: Windows Media Player 11 will not burn music on blank DVD-R

1. I would check current firmware version for the DVD and look for a firmware update
> Use Nero Infotool to see current drive info incl. firmversion and look if updates available

2. See if this might apply CD/DVD or Disk Problems? How to Fix Problems Caused by Filters

3. You might also try a DVD+R disc

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Oh! i also just noticed you posted in the Introduce Yourself forum. Next time please post in the forum for topic
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A:Media Player won't burn music! HELP!!!!!

Have you tried reinstalling Windows Media Player?
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What exactly are you trying to do? Are you trying to put music files that are in My Music into the WMP library?
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A:Windows media player won't burn cds

Have you tried using another program other than WMP? Try that, and if that doesn't work, it could be possible that the burning feature of your cd drive my be broke. A friend had lent me a spare CD/DVD burner of his for my build and while it reads discs just fine, burning doesn't work at all. It will appear to work but the disc never burns properly.
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Some things you can try:If you recently installed some burning software, uninstall it.Use the fix given on this Microsoft page.Use a different brand of CD/DVD.Clean the laser using one of those drive cleaning kits (or if it is a laptop, carefully wipe the laser with a soft dry cloth).Open the Device Manager (Start > Run > type "devmgmt.msc"). Locate the CD/DVD drive, right click on it and select "Uninstall". After it has uninstalled reboot the computer (it will be automatically reinstalled).
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Can you play or read other CDs?
Your drive may be deceased.
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When you say they won't re-play in your laptop, is this the same computer that burned them, or a different computer?
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A:Can No Longer Burn Cd's With Windows Media Player

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What is the source of the files? What is their format?
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What format are these files, mp3 or something else? Are you trying to burn a regular audio CD?

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A:Windows Media Player Wont Burn?

Downloading music is illegal, but, purely educational purposes... You could import the music into an iTunes playlistand try burning it (the playlist) with iTunes. Or, maybe try using a different CD, perhaps that one is defective. If you don't have iTunes, you can download it for free from Apple's Website, it's a great media manager.
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The error would seem to indicate some of the files cannot be burned. Typical cause would be some of the files contain DRM of some sort.

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A:Windows Media Player Won't Play Music

Is Media player 12 unable to play all files or some files? Please make sure the files you are playing are without damage.
File types supported by Windows Media player:
Please attempt to uninstall and reinstall Windows media player.
Uninstall the Windows Media Player:

Go to Start and in the search type "Turn Windows features On or Off".Click on "Turn Windows features On or Off".Browse to the Media Features and uncheck the mark in front of Windows Media Player.Restart the computer
Reinstall the Windows Media Player:

Go to Start and in the search type "Turn Windows features On or Off".Click on "Turn Windows features On or Off".Browse to the Media Features and place a check mark in front of Windows Media Player.Restart the Computer.

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A:Windows Media Player does not play music CDs


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I would suggest you run the Microsoft fixit and check.
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Well, I figured it out if anybody cares.
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A:windows media player 11 not playing music right

Siten0308 said:


I have a windows xp pro sp3 with all updates (as far as i know)Click to expand...

Let's find out for sure.

Start > Control Panel > Automatic Updates
Click the link for "Windows Update Web site".
Click the Custom button

What results do you get?

Siten0308 said:

could it be related to Divx, which i do have it installed on my machine however i am not sure if it all started when i installed divxClick to expand...

First, try removing Windows Media Player (WMP) 11 in Add/Remove Programs, then reinstall it. Does the problem continue?

If so, try removing DivX. I do not think it is causing the problem, but could not hurt to try. Does it still continue?
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I would suggest you run the Microsoft fixit and check.
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troyward said:

How do I edit a section of music in windows media player?Click to expand...

You can't edit music with WMP, but you can with Audacity, a good freeware audio editor/recorder. Get version 1.2.6.
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A:Windows Media Player 10 will only play music if connected to the internet

I am no expert but when it comes to things like this the best thing to do is just to reinstall WMP10, To me it seems that a config file is corupt and only works on a network connection. I may be wrong but i would back up all of your playlist and music to a external hardrive. delete all the music from your pc, reinstall WMP10, add you music back to your pc so the paths are refreshed, re apply your playlist and you should be good to go. This is just a last resort attempt.
I saw that noone commented on your post so i thought i would atleast put my two cents in.....even if there not right.

*** if you do take my advice and the problem still is there, go to the registry with regedit, find the WMP10 value and delete it****

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Thats the best to my knowledge.

**to back up playlist click here***
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Illegally downloaded music will not recieve support here.

If you disagree with my judgement you may send me a pm and we can discuss it from there.

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Open the Windows Media Player. Click Tools > Options... > Privacy.

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Hello pixelly, Welcome!

I am unfamiliar with iTunes and its storing procedures, but what format are the movies stored in? There are a number of good free programs that will let you convert from 1 type to another. I recommend Any Video Converter.
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