CD drive plays but I cannot burn on it

vbimport

#1

CD drive internal on DELL pc can play cds’ but NO burning software can recongise the cd drive.

I have re-installed drive
I have REGEDIT HKEY ROOT the files Microsoft tell to do on their website
I have re-intsalled by burning software
CDBURNERXP
NERO7
WMP11
BURNFORFREE
I have ANTIVIRUS with AVAST
I have SPYBOT
I have ADAWARE
NOTHING…drive is NOT recongised by any of the above software.
(I cant take the drive OUT because its part of the DELL optiplex PC.
BUT…it plays CDs,
if I click into =MY COMPUTER>DRIVES WITH REMOVABLE STORAGE
The CD drive is listed, and THIS DEVICE IS WORKING

Any help please folks???


#2

Hi and Welcome!

could you please tell us, what drive model you exactly have? Device Manager should give the required information.

Michael


#3

You sure you have a cd burner and not just a cd-rom?