what is Preventing from writing to 700mg CDs?

Hewlett-packard / Hp compaq dc7100 sff(pk86...
May 15, 2010 at 21:32:33
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.793 GHz / 503 MB
what is Preventing from writing to 700mg CDs?

My friends PC can not burn to 700mg CD's !!!
When I try to burn files to it ,message comes -"error
with writabls CD" !

Does not matter from what company. However it can burn to any 4.7gig DVD ,why is this ?
He has Vista & and Im using XP pro on my PC and it is able to burn to those 700mg CDs !

This is the first time we have ever tried to use his PC to write to 700mg CDs.

I find Vista very irritating in that it wants to give 2 options -one is "Live File System" and the other is
"Mastered". I clicked once but I do not remember which one. Now this question does not come up anymore. Also I suspect there is a virus that may be responsible for this because when ever I put a 700mg Cd in his drive ,a message comes up "waiting to write the file desktop.ini" .
On my pc this does not come up. Also I need to mention that once I have burnt data to the 700mg Cd , his PC is then able to read and play that data,so the only problem is he can't burn to 700mg CDs.
Does anyone know how to fix this problem and has anyone else here happened to their pc ?

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May 16, 2010 at 00:35:32
... download this (freeware) to check if the burner can burn cd's aswell as dvd's some can'nt! screenshot "Supported Write features"



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Grrrr... ...im

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May 17, 2010 at 17:11:13
Ok, I have not tried this tool yet ,but if you are right then you are saying all new computers are making burning to 700mg CDs obselete now a days !!!

How strange !!

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May 18, 2010 at 00:20:33
This could be a compatibility issue. You should visit HP support web site or DVD drive maker's web site to check if there is a firmware update. DVD-RW drive manufacturers often release new firmware to resolve such issues as you are experiencing now.


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