it's been 1 3/4 hours and the dvd still hasn't finished burning. Is this supposed to be this long?
Welcome to the forum allnighter
No, its not normal. Your drive might be stuck in PIO mode, try to enable DMI in the device manager.
Welcome allnighter. Questions like yours often need more info before they can be answered. Ripping or Burning? What Software? What Hardware? Shrinking or Re-encoding? As you can see you leave us guessing. My guess is it shouldn't oughta...