i purchased the plextor 708a last week, upgraded to firmware 1.08 everything nice and good so far.
i started making regular cd's everything good again so far then i went and bought some blank dvd's
it would simply not read them, i tried nero,alcohol and when i mean doesnt read them at all it wont even recognize that they are blanks, the brand of the cd's were benq. So i went to a friends house that has the same plextor he burned me one sec came home still nada the writer wont read them at all.
i read the forums check about the udma thing its enabled
my system specs are
abit ic7 max 3
intel 2.4 HT
ocz pc 4200 512mb
maxtor sata 200gb
windows xp sp2 proffesional