Nero "illegal Disk" on NEC writer - help!

Hi I am using a Dell Precision 1.5Ghz with 512mb RAM and a ND-3500AG. Until recently I have had no problems recording. I have recently reformatted to XP Home from XP Pro and purchased some Sony DVD-R installed Nero 7 and I now get “illegal disk” at the beginning of the copy. I have tried flashing the writer with “217_orig.bin” to no avail, uninstalled Nero 7 and DVD Shrink reinstalling Nero 6.6.0.18 and it still does now work, I have checked the drive spec and it says in Nero it supports DVD-R for recording, I can record on DVD+RW (although it lags the whole machine since reformat). Can anybody please help as I have 150 of these DVD-R disks!

I have pasted the log below, thanks in advance

Grymbo

Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: -
ahead WinASPI: File ‘C:\Program Files\Ahead
ero\Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=2.0.1.74, size=164112 bytes, created 26/10/2004 18:35:34
Nero Version: 6.6.0.18
Internal Version: 6, 6, 0, 18e

Recorder: <_NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG> Version: 2.17 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.6.0.18
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : default (0) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI
CD-ROM: <_NEC DV-5800A >Version: 1.07 - HA 1 TA 0 - 6.6.0.18
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : WDC WD1200BB-00CAA1 atapi Port 0 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : _NEC DV-5800A atapi Port 1 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG atapi Port 1 ID 1 DMA: On
DiskPeripheral : FUJITSU MAJ3364MP 5509 adpu160m Port 2 ID 0 DMA: Off

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
_NEC DV-5800A F: CDRom0
_NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG E: CDRom1

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
WriteBufferSize: 74448896 (0) Byte
ShowDrvBufStat : 0
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 511MB (523276kB)
Free physical memory: 195MB (200504kB)
Memory in use : 61 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0)

15.7.2006
ISO compilation
19:04:35 #1 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6359
Iso document burn settings
------------------------------------------
Determine maximum speed : FALSE
Simulate : FALSE
Write : TRUE
Finalize CD : FALSE
Multisession : TRUE
Multisession type: : Start multisession
Burning mode : DAO
Mode : 1
ISO Level : 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 char)
Character set : ISO 9660
Joliet : TRUE
Allow pathdepth more than 8 directories : TRUE
Allow more than 255 characters in path : TRUE
Write ISO9660 ;1 file extensions : TRUE

19:04:35 #2 Text 0 File Reader.cpp, Line 127
Reader running

19:04:35 #3 ISO9660GEN -11 File geniso.cpp, Line 3309
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

19:04:35 #4 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3233
Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media

19:04:35 #5 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 270
Last possible write address on media: 2298495 (510:46.45, 4489MB)
Last address to be written: 178687 ( 39:42.37, 348MB)

19:04:35 #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 282
Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)

19:04:35 #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2483
Recorder: _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG, Media type: DVD-R
Disc Manufacturer: SONY16 - D1
Disc Application Code: 64, Disc Physical Code: 193

19:04:35 #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 448
>>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
=========================================

19:04:35 #9 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 838
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 ()
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original disc pos #0 + 178688 (178688) = #178688/39:42.38
relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/ required, no patch infos
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 178688 blocks [_NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG]
--------------------------------------------------------------

19:04:43 #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1051
Prepare recorder [NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG] for write in CUE-sheet-DAO
DAO infos:
==========
MCN: “”
TOCType: 0x00; Session Closed, disc fixated
Tracks 1 to 1:
1: TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x00, FilePos 0 0 365953024, ISRC “”
DAO layout:
===========
Start|Track|Idx|CtrlAdr|RecDep
____
0 | lead-in | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00
178688 | lead-out | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00

19:04:43 #11 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files started

19:04:43 #12 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4122
Cache writing successful.

19:04:43 #13 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files completed

19:04:43 #14 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process started at 2.4x (3,324 KB/s)

19:04:43 #15 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2661
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

19:04:43 #16 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2571
Recording mode: Sequential Recording Mode

19:04:43 #17 Text 0 File Mmc.cpp, Line 21774
Set BUFE: Buffer underrun protection -> ON

19:04:43 #18 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2726
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

19:04:43 #19 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 8892
---- DVD Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD-R (2), Part Version: 2.0x (5), Extended Part Version: 2.1 (33)
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: <not specified> (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP), Layer Type: recordable
Linear Density: 0,267 um/bit, Track Density: 0,74 um/track
Starting Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 30000 h (DVD-ROM, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW)
End Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 26127F h
End Sector Number in Layer 0: 0 h (LBN: FFFD0000 h, 4193920 MB)
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Start sector number of the current Border-Out: 2FE10 h
Start sector number of the next Border-In: 2FFA0 h
Media Specific [16…63]:
00 60 00 10 20 30 40 50 - 00 00 00 21 00 00 00 00 .`…0@P…!..
00 02 FE 10 00 02 FF A0 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …

19:04:43 #20 SCSI -1046 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 1182
SCSI Exec, HA 1, TA 1, LUN 0
Status: 0x04 (0x01, SCSI_ERR)
HA-Status 0x00 (0x00, OK)
TA-Status 0x02 (0x01, SCSI_TASTATUS_CHKCOND)
Sense Key: 0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
Sense Code: 0x30
Sense Qual: 0x05
CDB Data: 0x53 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x02 0xBA 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00
Sense Data: 0x70 0x00 0x05 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0A
0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x30 0x05

19:04:43 #21 CDR -1046 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1778
Illegal disc

19:04:43 #22 TRANSFER -27 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1778
Could not perform start of Disc-at-once

19:04:43 #23 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process failed at 2.4x (3,324 KB/s)

Existing drivers:
File ‘Drivers\ADPU160M.SYS’: Ver=v3.60a (Lab01_N(johnstra).010529-2218), size=101888 bytes, created 17/08/2004 01:48:21
File ‘Drivers\InCDfs.SYS’: Ver=5, 1, 0, 9, size=102656 bytes, created 30/05/2006 15:18:18 (InCD4 driver for win NT/2K/XP)
File ‘Drivers\atapi.sys’: Ver=5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158), size=95360 bytes, created 03/08/2004 23:59:44 (Adapter driver for rec)

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\AllocateCDROMs : 0 (Security Option)

After a few days messing around with Nero and Firmwares I posted here. As always immediately after I searched for Firmwares again and found “NECND350_v21B.exe” on this site. My DVD writer works again - I will update later whether it works with Nero 7.

Thanks

This is always a good site for NEC firmware.

Tim

Thanks this is where I tried previously, but tried the originals which failed