My DVD-RW doesn't read DVD's

[qanda]This thread is about the Lite-On LDW-811S/851S. Click here to see full specs[/qanda]I have problem with my DVD-RW. My DVD-RW can read and write CD’s, but can only read DVD’s.

When i put an empty DVD in my DVD-RW, it shows: Total Space: 0 bytes Free Space: 0 bytes

Can someone help me?


Hi and Welcome!

the behaviour you described looks absolutely normal under Windows XP.
You need dedicated CD/DVD writing software. ImgBurnis a highly recommended free one.