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Solved DVD drive says I have files on disc. Disc is blank

December 17, 2020 at 08:40:12
Specs: Windows 8
my dvd drive says I have files currently on disc, when the disc is blank. how do I delete these files

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December 18, 2020 at 05:50:22
Deleting data from your DVD depends on the type of DVD If it is re-writable then you
can delete the data from it easily. Insert the DVD-RW into the DVD drive and as it
reads your DVD, open your DVD drive. Right-click on the drive and you will see
the option to erase data.


#1
December 17, 2020 at 09:14:52
Exactly what kind of disk is it? Where did you get it?
What program says the disk has files? What files does
it say are on the disk?

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis


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#2
December 17, 2020 at 11:34:36
Where are you getting the info from? Are there files on the disc or files waiting to be burned to the disc? If the disc is a DVD-R & there are files on it, they only way to remove them would be to smash the disc & use another. If it's a DVD-RW, the files can be removed, but we need a better explanation of what's going on.
https://youtu.be/87rhZTumujw?t=198

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#3
December 17, 2020 at 15:02:20
riider asked:

> ... or files waiting to be burned to the disc?

That's what I was thinking.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis


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December 18, 2020 at 05:50:22
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Deleting data from your DVD depends on the type of DVD If it is re-writable then you
can delete the data from it easily. Insert the DVD-RW into the DVD drive and as it
reads your DVD, open your DVD drive. Right-click on the drive and you will see
the option to erase data.

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