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Device Not Ready (Medium Not Present)

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Device Not Ready (Medium Not Present) is what eventually appears on the bottom left corner of the screen (after logical unit tries to become ready) when I insert Verbatim DVD+R DL discs (MKM-001-00). Here is the log:

 

I 13:56:53 ImgBurn Version 2.4.0.0 started!

I 13:56:53 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 2)

I 13:56:53 Total Physical Memory: 1,047,532 KB - Available: 640,088 KB

I 13:56:53 Initialising SPTI...

I 13:56:53 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...

I 13:56:53 Found 1 DVD-ROM and 1 DVD

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If it won't initialise the discs and you've tried some from different spindles (or even ones you've already burnt), the drive has probably gone south.

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If it won't initialise the discs and you've tried some from different spindles (or even ones you've already burnt), the drive has probably gone south.

 

Ugh, I'm afraid you may be right. I just tried opening an already burnt DL movie in explorer and windows media player and no luck with either of those. It still reads DVD+R single layers and writes them fine too, however. I find that fact odd. Do you really think it's time to get a new one or is there a way to salvage my less than 6 month old burner? >_<

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Try flashing the drive again. Can you remember when you flashed it, did it stick at 10% >?

 

Cannot remember if you can flash back to 103 with just lg firmware, you can with MCSE.

 

Maybe try the older 1.03 firmware and reboot after upgrading firmware, make sure try is closed with no disc in drive.

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Try flashing the drive again. Can you remember when you flashed it, did it stick at 10% >?

 

Cannot remember if you can flash back to 103 with just lg firmware, you can with MCSE.

 

Maybe try the older 1.03 firmware and reboot after upgrading firmware, make sure try is closed with no disc in drive.

 

The last time I flashed it (1.03 to 1.05), it didn't stick but went flawlessly from what I could tell. What is MCSE? Maybe this would help me? I tried going back to 1.03, then again to 1.05 but had no luck with either. Is there perhaps some type of drive diagnostic tool that I could download somewhere? I'm really desperate as I'm sure you can tell because it's doubtful I can get my money back for this drive.

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I am getting the same error... I can't get any disc to read.. it says the exact same thing as his. My drive still works fine though,.. every CD i put in works fine on other burners.

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I have the exact same problem as him,... no matter what DVD-R it keeps saying Medium not Present. And i know my drive is still kicking becuase i can burn with other programs and read those discs fine.

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Where's your log?

 

Regards

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Here it is... nothing special.

I 23:31:09 ImgBurn Version 2.4.1.0 started!
I 23:31:09 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 2)
I 23:31:09 Total Physical Memory: 1,038,412 KB  -  Available: 432,308 KB
W 23:31:09 Drive F:\ (FAT32) does not support single files > 4 GB in size.
I 23:31:09 Initialising SPTI...
I 23:31:09 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...
I 23:31:29 Found 1 DVD-ROM/CD-RW!

 

Same as the other guys,.. cept i have my F:\ external harddrive showing up for some reason.

Edited by Nick King

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I 23:31:29 Found 1 DVD-ROM/CD-RW!

Your drive can only read DVDs, but not burn them. It can read and burn CDs though.

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And that's why I asked for a log!!!!

 

Nick, go buy a DVD writer.

 

Regards

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If that is true,... then why does it not work on both my computers? I know for a fact that the other computer has a DVD burner. And it still gives me the same error as this.

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The 'Medium Not Present' message is what the drive is reporting to the program.

 

So either you don't have a disc in the drive or the drive doesn't support the disc.

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It has always burnt to it before with media player or... SONIC easy burn for music. I don't see why it wouldn't read in this. Alright.. i'll try the spare DVD burner in my computer closet and try it one more time.

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