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Hello. A few months ago I bought a new DVD drive. It is working, I can read discs but yesterday I had to burn some stuff on a DVD disc.
I opened Nero 11 but the program doesn't recognize my drive. I tried with older versions, too - the same. Tried with Ashampoo as well - still the same. I tried some things, but they didn't help me deal with this.

My DVD drive is this one - LG DH18NS40
I looked up for newer drivers, but the current ones seem to be the newest. What should I do? I am using Windows XP Ultimate 64bit and my PC is all new, built it summer 2011. What do you suggest?
    
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look in device manager and make sure no conflict or other problem with it

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Go to "My Computer" and right click the DVD.
In properties, go to Recording, and make sure the DVD is set as the recording device.
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It's all fine in Device Manager. No erors found.
Btw, when I go to Disc Info, Nero finds my DVD drive, but when I go to "Select Recored" it doesn't find it and it only shows "Image Recorder

Check these two pic for better comprehension:
here is how I see it at "Disc Info" - http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/1740/wutz.png
and then nothing appears at "select recorder" - http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/2360/wutt.png


@Headmixer - I can't find this in the "properties" window of my dvd drive..
Edited by SethCohen - 2/10/12 at 3:00am
    
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