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    LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD

    Purchased a LG GH22NS40 drive and was just wondering if anyody had any views about this item. I've been having problems with this item which can be viewed here . I know is has a Renesas chip and was just basically wondering if thats good or bad or generally if the drive is good or crap? It's going back anyway as i think its faulty however if its crap i'll get a refund. Thanks All. =)
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    LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD

    Yes thankfull still not happy about it though, wasted so uch time so hopefully something additional will be supplied for everything. Yhe, hopefully i'll be able to fid my ideal media. Thanks for the info however much appreciated. So your into the trucking industry? Yeh its just that my parents own a S80 atm and we used to have a Volvo 850 GLT which and still is in my opinion so beautifull.
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    Problem burning an Xbox 360 game

    If you need any additional help just PM me any time and will get back to you as soon as i can, videos and tutorials arn't always the best of guides and i will happily help. Regaurds Matt
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    LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD

    Thanks for the link, Is this implying that i need to register? Regaurds, Matt
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    LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD

    I would just lile to thankyou for replying to my post so prompting. Yes, I know i have crappy media and i totally agree to the fact that using different media would have been the next step to go but I had not coastered one disc up until the point of trying them out on the new drive and i hadn't coastered a single one on the older drives in which i own. And I also have to agree with your statment that 995 of the media is the problem but in the case i don't think it was the case. Today i recieved my new drive from ebuyer all nicely packaged as you expect it to be. I then went ahead and installed the drive into my personal machine, i again tried the same iso and same maxwell media in which i had used previously and the disc image wrote first time without fail. The drive therefore seems to have been at fault all along. I'm happy now the problem is resolved somewhat with the drive giving off positive read and write speeds. However, i am still ticked off with ebuyer and hopefully they can replace the coastered dvd's in which were created and amyve something else for the four previously returned item but that's another story. Being a student, I am not able to afford the best and most expensive media which verbs to me do come across as being. When i purchase media, i always go for the least expensive and the most economic and this is mainly due to the fact of me being a student. Also, the availibility of verbs is not the most readily available in my area and due to the fact of me living in the uk. Even though they are not impossible to get hold of it is still just not worth the hassle in my opinion and ussualy when i buy media its becuase i've cleaned out and again i can't afford to stock up. As long as the image writes to the blank media then i have no reason to change my media, not unless i have a whole phase of coasters in which that case yes verbs would be my next move, however, i hope that doesn't happen. To push on however, i have now finished with the maxwell media and have moved onto immitation media as this is what came discount with my drive. They also have been fine with my drive but only time will tell if they're up to the job. Thankyou once again Matt P.S what volvo do you own? =P
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    Burn .avi file.

    Or you could use dvd flick but convert x to dvd is much easier to use, remember to buy your copies kids.
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    Vista SP2 Released!

    Great success! And we all laugh, high fiave!
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    XBX360

    I recently returned my LG drive in which is noted in this post in which i wrote a few weeks ago. I updated the firmware and then sent back the drive and ebuyer didn't question it. As for you if your not happy with the drive you should be entilted to a full refund. So it shouldn't be an issue. Does depend on how long you've had it though. Sorry I can't answer to the rest of your post.
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    LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD

    I'm taking from the silence that nobody knows Which is either very good or extremely bad, well i'll find out when ebuyer yet again waste my time.
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    Vista SP2 Released!

    Ahh yes, more patched poo from windows has christmas come early? I've seen people have problems with this already, so i'm a little weary of installing it but will do anyway. =D Thanks lightning for finding the link, i would have waited for Windows to distribute it through the Windows Update.
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    Dual Layer Issues Windows 7

    How long ago did you upgrade to windows 7? When i did a test upgrade i had so many problems actually even finding the DVD drive and was forced to go back to xp. Windows 7 even though being better than vista already is still full of bugs which need to be fixed, which makes sense in why the dvd isn't fully burning to the disc. If it has been doing this ever since you installed 7 then test out your drives on a different machine with a older Windows OS to see if the drive is at fault. If the drive works on a different OS then you know the OS is at fault and vice versa. Hope this helps.
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    create xp bootable disk

    You go to the shop and buy it or have a very nice friend give you a legit copy. Hope this helps
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    Can't burn PS3 Blu-ray

    Yeh i'll say a little prayer for you and i really do hope you get your money back. Just shows that you can't trust anybody these days. Sorry for the whole inconvenience.
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    Can't burn PS3 Blu-ray

    yes this is a scam, Dorigurl paid for imgburn in which is infact freeware software. yes, img burn can copy bluray discs provided that you have the hardware and media as well as the content on the disc is not copy protected. PS3 games as mmvlaves quite rightly said are copy right protected in which imgburn cannot copy and will never be able to do so, so to actually to conclue from this you can't copy ps3 games using imgburn.
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    XBX360

    Unfortunately I only have this one computer here in my house. have you got possibly a different drive you could use as a tester or get hold of another instead of throwing the whole pc out of the window? Sounds as if your drive is on the way out if its not updating the firmware or as other people have said, test your burner on a friends pc as its just an allimination process. =)
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    dual layer cannot burn beyond 50%

    No, i totally understand i'm not saying all the time but quite alot of the time media is one of the key issues but not all the time and clearly it might not be the case here. But nobody can determine that untill other things have been tested out first such as you say possibly your operating system and maybe even your hardware. IF it results in the same thing then cleary what everbody said was infact correct but we won't jump to that conclusion untill we have fully justified and pin pointed the problem. I would personally suggest using xp as a tester operating system. Reasons why, faster install and less likely for bugs all round also you'll get the full out of your pc as vista is just like a weight dragging you down. Try to use a legit copy if you can or again borrow a real copy.
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    Can't burn PS3 Blu-ray

    Ahh shoot i didn't think of that, yeh copy protection would kill the cat. However i was just trying to help, didn't mean to hurt nobody. i'll go sit in my corner.
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    dual layer cannot burn beyond 50%

    Have you tried burning the image under a 32 bit operating system? I'm not telling you to install a 32 bit operating system on your machine specifically for this task, but maybe some how transfer the iso and ask around your firends/mates if you could borrow a pc to burn the image? Alternatively if you have one yourself then you can test the drives to see if they're on the way out as now this seems to be a uniform error to see if it is the operating system,hardware or if it was the media. At the end of the day hardware does belly flop from now again and again as im sure your well aware and from experience good media is always a positive aspect but not always essential or available due to the financial situation. This would be my next step if i were in your shoes, don't worry we all get frustrated sometimes. Maybe buying the game would be another alternative, grab yourself a bargain on ebay becuase if you keep on coasting discs you could actually cost yourself as much as the game costs. I'm sorry i can't be any more techincal or useful to the problem and i appologise in advance if none of this helps. All i can say is i tried.
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    Can't burn PS3 Blu-ray

    Yup, you do, it's like trying to play a dvd in a cd player, if you get my drift. A bluray rom drive will set you back about
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    Can't burn PS3 Blu-ray

    Also just to let you know, as im sure your well aware that ps3 games are bluray, dvd burners or readers won't read that media anyway. That's why it wasn't finding the media. You'll need to invest in a Bluray Writer in order to back up and burn your games to media. If you have a bluray drive then i'm mistaken. However, all the best in getting your moneyback, if you need any backing then we're all here to help. Best of luck
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    Maximum number of secrets

    I always use multiple virus scaners just to be sure, I still don't think its worth forking out money for protectors such as Norton when they're are progrmas that do it for free. I use X soft Spy Ne I which i think for virus scanner is one of the quickest most reliable out there, however you do pay for that one =\ Personally i use Spybot search and destroy and avg atm. I also ccleaner just to clear out temporary files/internet cache etc... (Some more of my pointless information XD, i feel like a lil old man) lolz
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    SSBB burning fails writer unable to do layer break?

    Theres nothing spray paint cant handle =) remember to lacker it after before using it to seal the paint. Also just spay the tray and facing otherwise it will cease. That what i would do hehe =)
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    Tracking Servo Failure Error

    Well I didn't think I bought a shoddy drive in the first, i mean on ebuyer itself it has 7 good reviews for the product. So i dunno, i thought lg were good enough to rely but maybe they just make crappy drives. It wasn't even copying the disks at 16x read speed, i think i need to test out a copy and burn using the dell's E520 drive which to the bargain i think is pioneer. But cba to take them both apart again, tonight. Anyway heres the spec of the drive that is the issue. Product Description LG GH22NS40 Super Multi - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive - Serial ATA Device Type DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive Enclosure Colour Black Interface Serial ATA Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.6 cm x 17 cm x 4.1 cm Weight 0.8 kg Optical Storage DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - 5.25" x 1/2H Read Speed 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD) Write Speed 48x (CD) / 22x (DVD±R) / 12x (DVD-R DL) / 16x (DVD+R DL) CD / DVD Rewrite Speed 32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM) Buffer Underrun Protection Built-in Here's a direct link to the item. Ebuyer Poo
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    Tracking Servo Failure Error

    Keep on getting the tracking servo error when trying to Burn ISO to dvd. Tried this 3 times both on DVD decrypter and IMG burn all pulling up the same error. Im not sure if its the source in which is stopping the burn, the media or if its hardware related. I'm using Maxell R+ with 1 - 16 x write speed. I also have some immatation dvd's but wanted to use the maxell up first, plus don't want to waste anymore. The maxells did work on a previous drive and i upgraded to this newer drive and it's not completeing the burn. This is just for ISO's as it has burnt when using Convert X to DVD without any issues. Also when copying the disk, the drive is only reading between 1.8 and 5.4 speed, any help would be most appreciated. Heres the log: I 20:04:40 ImgBurn Version 2.4.4.0 started! I 20:04:40 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 3) I 20:04:40 Total Physical Memory: 1,048,044 KB - Available: 641,628 KB I 20:04:40 Initialising SPTI... I 20:04:40 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices... I 20:04:40 Found 1 DVD
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    Converting from MP3 to WAV

    I'm not sure how actually relavent this actually is but you can convert to and from WAV and mp3 by using a free program called Switch. You can then mount the wav to disc using IMG burner or vise versa. Simples
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