MegaStor 7-in-1 16X DVD-RW DL USB 2.0 external problems

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#1

Hello , everybody i hope someone can help me in this big problem , i bought an MegaStor 7-in-1 16X DVD-RW DL USB 2.0 external . and i got an hp computer with windows xp sp2 but i think it does not recognize my burner because always when i try to backup something nero displays a message that sais scsi comman aborted or error and i cant even burn anything in another computer that is older than my new brand one , it burns perfect but too slow so i dont know why i can burn something , i also have try lot of software but everything fails so i dont know what to do , is it windows xp ? or the usb 2.0 drivers ? please help me on


#2

Does XP recognize it a plug and play when you plug it in? I would go to the MadDog site and update the drivers also. What software are you trying to use to burn your DVD’s?


#3

windows recognize the drive and it install automatically the drivers , but when i try to burn something with nero 6.3.1 it display " scsi command aborted" , i think its my computer cause i did the same thing in another computer running win me and it works fine , my computer its a Hp pavillion t520m running win xp home , and when i plug into my pc , it seems to be ok , but when u try to burn with any software u get alot of error message


#4

Did the computer just recognize the Megastor or did it install the drivers? When I installed my internal MadDog Win XP recognized it but I still had to install the latest drivers. What software are you trying to use to burn your disks? I have been using DVD Shrink and Nero and I have yet to have any problems.


#5

Get the latest version of Nero.


#6

yeah windows xp recognize the burner but when u think that everything is going ok , nero displays the scsi command error everytime , and if u see at hardware settings the mad dog device seems having no problems


#7

Have you checked your device manager to make sure that the burner itself does not have a red “X” in it. If that is ok, as it appears that it is, I would agree with Jake and get the latest version of Nero and use DVD Shrink to encode the movie.


#8

Sounds like a software conflict. Do you have Nero IN CD or Roxio direct CD or other packet writing software running?


#9

Nope, I’ve duplicated this behavior with Nero 6.6.0.6, Alcohol 120%, Nero CD/DVD speed create data disc, and firmware version 2.f6 through 2.fc
In the USB enclosure Mad Dog provides DVD-R discs will not burn. +R discs are fine and burn all day long in this drive but for some reason, I can duplicate it time and again. Sony, Memorex, Fuji, Imation. Now here is the kicker, if I take the drive out of the housing, and attach it to an IDE cable, it burns -R like a champ. ISO, image vob files, Data discs, whatever. The drive and the USB housing and the software are communicating poorly with -R is my best guess. When I pulled the housing apart it has an ALi chipset, any body else experienced this with an NEC 3500A in a USB 2.0 housing with an ALi chipset?


#10

BTW I never install packetwriting software. Evil stuff that is.


#11

on my megastor usb external I also can’t burn -r from the few i have tried on it


#12

I too have had problems with mine. What I can tell you is that if you look on the front of the unit, it’s ambiguously stating that it’ll READ dvd+ or - r. It is relatively SPECIFIC about WRITING + R. The unit will NOT recognize BLANK DVD-Rs. I joined this forum with the express purpose of helping those like myself in search of answers that the manufacturers of these units (one that came with little / no paperwork) seem to not hide, but subdue.

I HOPE THIS HELPS.

PS - Mad Dog Multimedia is now completely defunct. Any wonder why?