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Please help keep this site alive! And thanks for the lead on an alternate, and warning on RealPlayer. Are they from iTunes or elsewhere? It had happened sporadically in the past, and I reduced write speed, which seemed to fix it. http://devstude.net/write-error/write-error-medium-error.php

Even ones I burned successfully a while ago will play completely. The one music CD I do listen to a lot is actually a rewritable CD. I found this http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5287 called "DVD / CD Sharing" but it says you need at least 10.4.11 on both machines. June 9, 2013 at 9:24 PM #933 ChristianParticipant Dave, I've created many coasters over the years.

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This reply was modified 3 years, 4 months ago by DaveT. I will check into it. June 9, 2013 at 2:59 PM #923 ChristianParticipant Some CDs don't like slow speeds either so the optimum write speed maybe more in the middle, maybe try 4, 8 or 16x?

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RealPlayer#Controversies June 9, 2013 at 5:05 PM #925 DaveTParticipant Christian, Thanks for the hints.
  • As I read the link above, it says that it does not support audio CDs.
  • It runs OS 10.3.9 and has iTunes 7.
  • Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts June 9, 2013 at 1:36 PM #922 DaveTParticipant I posted the following message on the Apple Forums since I
  • If it's music from elsewhere, they could be in some universal format (like mp3 or aac) which the older computer could also read.
  • So far, I have been able to read CDs, but sometimes they don't load properly @ first try.

I don't burn CD often any more, so can live with something less friendly than iTunes just to get the job done. I did read one post that said that almost full CDs were a problem. It does not abort halfways through any playlist; it aborts halfways through a full list, so at the same point on the CD. Medium Write Error Itunes Burning Cd Eventually, all but a few do mount, and as I recall, the ones that don't mount are ones that I burned "successfully" recently, not purchased ones [they mount & play fine].

I have tried multiple speed choices along the way, but will follow your suggestion of an in-between speed. The Burn Failed Because Of A Medium Write Error Dvd It is so consistent in stopping at just over 4 minutes of burn time left that it seems like a software issue to me, but quite possibly tied to my total Any/all help is appreciated. Looking at it seriously Really?

I assume that I cannot copy my current Music folder to that laptop and burn the CD on it - because the current Music Library file is certainly incompatible? Itunes Medium RealPlayer/Toast/etc. First, mounting Audio CDs may just SEEM to take longer than before; the drive sometimes churns more than I thought it used to. PS: I'm so glad this forum is back up; it has been the most useful to me over the years.

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Fori?) The Full Audio Archives The YouTube Channel and Video Archive The older Ustream Video Archive The Security Tango The Podcast Feed! A while back I bought a giant thing of CD-Rs and it doesn't look like I'll ever end up using them. Medium Write Error Mac Also try burning one with less than the full 115 minutes as maybe it's writing too close to the edge of the disk. Itunes Won't Burn Cd Medium Write Error Author Posts Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

You might try a rewritable CD so if the burning fails you won't end up with more coasters. news I tried cleaning the lens by the screen cleaning cloth wrapped around a business card method, but don't know where or how deep the lens is. I can record files on CD and DVD from a Burn Folder, and can read both, though I don't do that very often. But what about somehow connecting the laptop to my iMac, telling the iMac to access the laptop CD drive, and burning on the laptop from the iMac? The Burn Failed Because Of A Medium Write Error Disk Utility

Since the post, I did try a CD brush cleaner, which seemed to help in reading CDs which suddenly didn't want to read [which hadn't happened until just recently], but made I had been using TDK, but they were several - make that MANY - years old, so I tried Verbatim, but with the same results. The player in my car does but I still made a traditional audio CD out of habit. have a peek at these guys I have tried reducing write speed to 1x, reduce time between songs to 2 seconds, bought brand new Verbatim CDs, reset PRAM, reset Language prefs, etc., etc.

Now that it and I am back, I'm posting it below to see if anyone here can help. The Attempt To Burn A Disc Failed The Disc Drive Didn't Respond Properly So, I will try reducing the # of songs; I have been reluctant to do that for no good reason other than not creating more coasters. Forum Statistics Registered Users 2,615 Forums 11 Topics 522 Replies 1,501 Topic Tags 141 Categories of postsCategories of posts Select Category Administrivia(4) Giveaway!(2) Links you heard on the show(815) Uncategorized(13) The

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I've erased and rewritten it several times now to add and remove tracks. That’s it? If I reduce the playlist to 20 songs [50 minutes], it STILL aborts at song 15. The Attempt To Burn A Disc Failed. The Disk Could Not Be Read From Or Written To This topic was modified 3 years, 4 months ago by DaveT.

Some seemed to help for a while; I got a couple of fast burns after going to new blank CDs, but it always reverts to CD coasters. If I burn a non-audio CD, I have never had one fail, but I am not really sure how full they were. If they're from iTunes, will it let you re-download them from the internet (iTunes store?) directly to the older computer? http://devstude.net/write-error/write-error-illegal-request-invalid-address-for-write.php The iTunes burn seems to always stop at a time remaining of about 4 minutes.

What about this? I haven't tried the program called "Burn" myself. I have an ancient iBook G4 that has been sitting in a closet - I used it as a backup for while. If I try to mount an audio CD that aborted, I forget exactly what happens, so won't confuse the issue; I know it actually hangs the player, but I don't recall

That the drive doesn't read the CD correctly each time sounds like a hardware issue but I'm guessing a bit. July 8, 2013 at 10:10 PM #1069 DaveTParticipant Christian, I haven't had time to do much more and get frustrated again, but I need to clarify what happens. Can they work with from iTunes playlist? June 25, 2013 at 8:58 PM #1009 DaveTParticipant I haven't had time to do much along these lines in the past couple of weeks, but did try burning a shortened playlist,

So a half full audio CD stops half-way? I don't think it can work with playlists, iTunes or other. It seems to be iTunes only! Might that help?

I would also try a different CD brand if you've only been using Verbatim. Here's an alternative audio CD writer to try in case it's an iTunes issue. Or must I export the song files? Thank goodness CDs are so cheap!

I don't create many CDs anymore either. You might be able to copy the music files over. The Poll Apple introduces brand-new MacBook Pros I’ve already ordered mine! This reply was modified 3 years, 4 months ago by DaveT.

Is it possible that "full" CDs is an issue, as all of the ones I am trying to burn 75 minutes [Whoops! Reason: Added play Audio CD in full comment July 6, 2013 at 12:14 AM #1057 ChristianParticipant Sorry the latest experiment didn't work out. But now, I can seldom create a CD with iTunes.