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By galehickey2 ·
I attempted to make a copy of a disc and I got
a message "error reported in output device".
Went to DEVICE MANAGER and removed CD ROM
drivers and rebooted hoping that windows picking these up would take care of the problem. No luck.
Any help

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by k.scott2 In reply to cd-rw

I had this once and tried all sorts to get rid of it, it turned out the CD I was trying to copy had a weird and wonderful form of protection that spoofed the CD writer. Perhaps this is the case here?

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by Parbo In reply to cd-rw

Now the big question is: does this happen all the time when you try to make copies? If what the previous answer says could be true you want to try to copy a different cd. Most programs have an option to simulate the write process. I suggest you use that option first on a different disk. I have seen these problems with bad cdrw's. You need to find out which one it is. Simulate a write of a cd you had previously copied or try a different program like clonecd. This program bypasses many cd protection. if it copies fine with this program then its the disk but if you still get an error with a different disk then its most likely the cdrw and it needs to be replaced.

best of luck.

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by maxwell edison In reply to cd-rw

Greetings,

During the recording of a CD-R track, data must be provided to the CD recorder continuously. These errors are commonly reported when the host computer system cannot provide data to the CD recorder at a high enough rate to sustain recording.

Shut down all other open applications on your computer (leaving only the authoring software open). Ensure that as much memory as possible is allocated to the authoring application. It may also help to defrag your hard drive before authoring.If you are doing a disc copy from the CDROM drive directly to the writer, it's always best to select the 'make image first' option to minimize the risk of buffer under runs. It is always best to work directly from the hard drive.

Consult your drive manufacturer's online support site to learn their recommendations for optimum recording using the model you own.

Good luck,

Maxwell

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by maxwell edison In reply to cd-rw

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Another thought occured to me. If it persists, you can try slowing the write speed.

Regards,

Maxwell

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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to cd-rw

indeed check with the manufacturers website for instructions.
Sometimes it's also written in the log what went wrong and how to prevent this (easycd).
the recommendations are:
check for the latest drivers
take care that the cd's are on their ownide cable.
defrag the harddisk
use a other harddisk with a lot of space.
record on a slower speed.
use a other brand of cd's.(makes difference)
create a image of the disk on the harddisk and then burn the image on cd.
try another software,

and if all fails it's copy proteced (have not encountered one yet, 1 off the existing software will always makes a copy)

thats all folks.

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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to cd-rw

check the following website for help:
http://www.pcnineoneone.com/howto.html

The Basics of CD Burning
Advanced CD Burning

Leopold

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