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Dvd-rw will only read as a cdr

\015 When conedvd overwrote my dvd-rw it called it a cd-rw, now the disc only reads as a blank cd in my pc's, but will play as a dvd in my standalone player. i want to burn this to a dvd-r and also get my rw back in service. can anyone help? thanks\015

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Tossed the discs, problem solved
Use nero burner.. ;)
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