Re: dvdr not recognised

On 12/02/2006 sai <sai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
hi can anyone help me
i have an emprex 1108 ui external dvd writer, when i go to my computer it
does not recognise it as dvdr drive instead it says cd rom. i looked in the
event viewer and it showed me this message.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Cdrom
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7
Date: 28/01/2006
Time: 20:38:33
User: N/A
The device, \Device\CdRom0, has a bad block.

Did you install some type of driver for this external unit?

Microsoft uses DVD writer as DVD Rom drives. You need additional software to
be able to create DVD media.