I just bought a NEC 3520a today to replace my old Pioneer A105 burner.
The first dvd iso I tried to burn with it stopped at 71%, Nero was reported as still responding but I couldnt cancel or open up the drive. A reboot was needed to be able to open the drive and toss the fubared dvd out. I thought that it maybe was badluck combined with old firmware so I updated to Liggy & Dee 3520 1.UB Quiet firmware. Second burn also failed with the same problem, hangs (now at 19%) and I cant open the drive without a reboot. Note that Nero doesnt report any error, it just stops burning =(
Im using Datawrite Red V2 4x -R discs, Ive bought new 8x +R discs but I want to use up my old discs first. Does the 3520a dislike the Datawrite discs or what? I dont wanna try another disc before I know whats going on.
some stats on my stuff
Windows XP Pro SP2+latest patches/updates
AthlonXP 2ghz on a Abit KG7
Nero burning rom 6
Any idea whats going on?