CD-RW Drive

From: Brett Wish <>
Date: Sun Jan 31 23:02:45 1999

One detail that you might need to check: does the CD-RW share the IDE
channel with the CD-ROM? A lot of recorders will spit out bad CD's
because of this. I've had two drives that either wouldn't record at the
right speed or would bomb when writing the table of contents to the disc.


> Thanks everyone for the feedback, here is some
more information: > I have 2 cdroms installed in my WIndows 98 computer.
> An Acer CRW 6206A 2X write, 6X read (The one in question)
> and a Goldstar 8X standard CDROM, Both IDE..
> I have tried several times to use the existing software, the problem seems in
> the final phase of the burn, in which the software finalizes the CD-R disk
> to be readable in any standard drive. Twice now it stopped short of finishing
> and give the error message, "Error, this disk will not be readable in a standard
> CD drive"
> It burns the CD-R just fine but seems not to be able to convert it to a
> usable format for standard CDdrives.
> The software even asks the question "Do you want this disk to be able to be read
> in standard CDROM drives" ? It does the final phase and then errors out.. Still
> works in the CDRW drive but not in a normal drive..
> Also it does direct CDROM duplication and the same error happens, it duplicate the
> CDROM disk but in the final phase it stops short of finishing it..
> Phil....
Received on Sun Jan 31 1999 - 23:02:45 GMT

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