Tried burning a cd and the buffer read 0% not 100% then failed.

datdamkid

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Well, I tried burning several CD's and they all failed then I noticed that my buffer read 0%. Then i went into deviece manager to see what was wrong and try to update drivers. And what I had found is that my CDRW (I have 2 of them) are saying that they are SCSI in the device manager. I tried rolling back the drives and even tried updateing, but I didn't get any luck. Has anyone had a problem like this and or can help me out I would greatly Appreciate it. Thanks



Thanks again
Palak
 

Anubis

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uninstall them from the device manager and reboot
windows shoudl autodetect them and install the driver
 

Sid59

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could be serveral things. things i've noted in the past with this.

1. could be an OS update. i once installed a hotfix and it messed with my burner buffer
2. virus
3. some program hogging 100% resources
 

datdamkid

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do you think it might be because i only have 256megs of ram? I think I need another 256 chip....
 

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Originally posted by: datdamkid
do you think it might be because i only have 256megs of ram? I think I need another 256 chip....

256 is enough and shouldn't cause problems like that
 

datdamkid

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yes, before it use to read 100% now after i formated and reinstalled it stopped working after a couple of burns. I got a few successful but then i rebooted for somethign and it stopped...and for some reason they are reading scsi why they are not.
 

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Originally posted by: datdamkid
The program i am using is NERO 6 Ultra
What Burner are you using?

Sounds like buffer underrun protection is turned off or you don't have buffer underrun protection on that drive.
 

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Originally posted by: datdamkid
yes, before it use to read 100% now after i formated and reinstalled it stopped working after a couple of burns. I got a few successful but then i rebooted for somethign and it stopped...and for some reason they are reading scsi why they are not.

Let me guess - you have a Via chipset motherboard, and installed the newest Via drivers (All of them) when you re-installed? If this is the case, I suggest backing up your important data, and re-installing again, this time, don't install the Via IDE drivers.

Alternately, you could attempt to uninstall them or manual force upgrade the drivers to the WinXP default built-in ones. I would still make a backup before messing with the disk-controller drivers though.