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Disk drives able to read but not burn
\015 I receive the folowing message G: not accessible. The Imapping is automatic but I do not have a record tab under properties on the drive. I have the latest drivers for the disks.\015
If you have a cd-rom, it will read but wont burn. you must have a cd/rw to burn. look on the door of your cd player and see if it says cd/rw or cd/ rewrite on it
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Disk drives able to read but not burn
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