I have a Compaq Presario with the original DVD burner it came with (HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWA-4083B). For a long time I had no problems burning with any software however this weekend things went bad! Its taking an hour to burn a DVD anbd about the same to verify it (video, data, anything). Also tried Burn4Free - same thing. I uninstalled Nero and reinstalled, same result. The only things that happened prior to this were:
- I started a new tub of Sony DVD-R’s
- I installed Slysofts CloneDVD and AnyDVD
- After the problems, in uninstalled the above 2 apps.
Its also taking around an hour to copy the data from a DVD (either these new batch or any older ones I wrote in the past) to the HDD.
Is this likely to be a driver problem or could the drive be dying on me?
Really hope someone can help me - I’m desperate to burn some important discs
Thanks in advance.