Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?
When i try to copy dvd it keeps telling me to insert blank disc even though one is in there
i can burn cds but not dvd it tells me to put in writeable disk and ive put in dvdr-w and dvd-r and still it says insert writable disk ive been trying to get it to burn for 2 weeks and have had no luck can any one help me please.
Go to the device manager to insure your optical drive is in fact a DVD/RW. You should also be able to tell by looking at the front of the drive and see what it says. If it says CD Writable or DVD Rom, you cannot do it. Kind of sounds like you have a CD/RW-DVD Rom combination drive, which does not allow the burning of DVD's.
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