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I wrote data DVD on the other halfs machine, yet when I attempt to copy the data onto my rig, the DVD ROM says no disk inserted.

I used a DVD+R and the DVD ROM is a Pioneer DVD 117R (i think - at work so can't be certain)

Will this drive even read DVD+R's?

Really starting to bug me as I don't want to have to swap HDD's about

Any help is apprieciated
    
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"other halfs machine"?

Yeah, well, oviously you can't read a DVD on a CD-Drive. And sometimes if you are reading a DVD on a DVD-rom drive that is dying, it won't read well and requires higher quality media to be read...
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"other halfs machine"?

Yeah, well, oviously you can't read a DVD on a CD-Drive. And sometimes if you are reading a DVD on a DVD-rom drive that is dying, it won't read well and requires higher quality media to be read...
Other half = The missus/gf/wife to be

The drive is ok with all other DVD's/CD's so I doubt it is dying
    
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some older dvd/cdrom drives can not read from multisesion disk
did you make a multisession disk?
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some older dvd/cdrom drives can not read from multisesion disk
did you make a multisession disk?
Nope, was a one shot burn onto a DVD+R (not -R as I orginally thought). The machine that created it can read it so I know the disc is not duff
    
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Nope, was a one shot burn onto a DVD+R (not -R as I orginally thought). The machine that created it can read it so I know the disc is not duff
yu can burn it in one shot but if finilize/closed is not checked it is left open to add more to ie multisession
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yu can burn it in one shot but if finilize/closed is not checked it is left open to add more to ie multisession
Yeah it is a single session, just doesn't want to work........
    
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did you verify the info was on the cd?

take it out of the drive and put it back in after you burnt it?


"Really starting to bug me as I don't want to have to swap HDD's about" why not network them together? use hdd swap as a last resort
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...Does the drive read any other discs?..if not then the drive is probably skrewed up...is the ide cable pluged in tightly.
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...Does the drive read any other discs?..if not then the drive is probably skrewed up...is the ide cable pluged in tightly.
Yeah the drive works with other DVD's.

I've tried network sharing the drive, so will reboot and see what happens
    
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