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Dell demension 3100 dvd plays any disk ok but will not burn

\015 Dell demension 3100 dvd plays any disk ok but when try to save to it ... message is''please insert disk'' I switched out the drive with aworking one & system installed it but same message when trying to save to cd ''please insert disk''?????\015

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When you try to save or burn any data to disk, you should use burning programs just like nero or any other burning program. at the time when you click the button burn, it always ask you to insert disk such as CD/DVD +R or RW
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