Why wont my comp recognize blank dvds

If it's really a CDROM then it won't work with blank CDs or any kind of DVD. You need a burner to burn blank CDs (CD-ROM = CD-Read Only Memory, which is NOT a burner). And you need a DVD or BluRay drive to be able to read DVDs.
 

rcloud7

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This can be caused by unplugging a USB flash drive without safely "ejecting" it first. Apparently if you don't follow proper procedures before removing a USB flash drive it can cause conflicts with DVD burner functionality. Try inserting a flash drive and then "eject" it when it says it is safe to do so and the issue may correct itself. Hope this helps.
 

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Sir, you are right, I plugged back in my usb then safely removed it, now the burner works. Thanks.
 

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wow - i need to remember that one
 

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