1.    22 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 11
    7 and 10

    recording to a dvd r+ problems


    Hi,
    I am trying to transfer old vhs tapes to dvd. I installed Roxio "easy vhs to dvd3 plus" on a w10 laptop which has a read-write dvd player built in. When I click on "rec" nothing happens. Also I do not see a "stop" button on the screen.

    I did have to re-size my screen to accommodate the roxio software.

    Any thoughts on what to do? I am wondering if the dvd write is working. How do I test it, Burning is new to me.

    Thanks,

    Bernie
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  2.    25 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 11
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    Thread Starter

    update. Problem continues. found and installed an update, not the solution. Installed on my desktop w10 with the update and still no go. I can read and write (cd/dvd drives)from both computers. Sent an email to corel tech support. tomorrow I may try to install on my w7 box and see what happens. software instructions says w8.1 compliant and on line they say w10 compliant.If it doesn't go with w7 I have one xp machine I can try it on....

    Any thoughts??

    Bernie
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    25 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,174
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Usually the drive will give you some indication that it is writing, such as a flash LED, etc. If the drive is quiet and no LEDs are flashing, then most likely the burning process hasn't started.
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  4.    25 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    yup, my thoughts. No indication of activity. they do show activity if I burn a cd.


    Thanks

    Bernie
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    26 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 11
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    Thread Starter

    Problem still not solved. Loaded on third computer (w7) and the same results. No Go.

    Could I have a bad blank dvd??

    Bernie
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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