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test a DVD burner

James Kramer wrote:
> Does anyone have a suggestion of how to test a DVD burner.  I recently
> purchased a 100 pack of R+DVDs.  I am having problems burning to them.  I
> can burn to  CDs OK.  Every now an then I can burn to a DVD but in general I
> am having problems and don't know if I bought a bad bunch of DVDs or if my
> burner is on the blink.  Is there a way to test the device.

No, there really isn't. Do try another batch of discs, or burning the 
ones you have at a lower speed. Just because they say 16x on them, as 
most discs you would have bought recently would, doesn't mean that they 
will reliably burn at 16x in all drives!

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