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Press Enter key to open MS Config (msconfig). i have damaged 7 disc of two types, and had no clue about what's going on, i have done it before. I have this NEC Optiarc AD-7173A DVD Burner for more than a year and a half, and recently I started to get this message. By the way, what is mediacode, and how can it help me? 24-05-2006 #4 geno888 Retired Senior Moderator, Editor and Guru Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Italy this contact form

ThX!!! I realize that you've had a bad experience with your 3540 and it is indeed unfortunate... i understand that it has somthing to do with failure to write the lead-in part in the process. Can't wait for spring my hdd is filling up reply Sony External DL DVD Burner Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/21/2009 - 10:29 Been using it for 3 http://www.megaleecher.net/Fix_Power_Calibration_Error

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I then went back to using the cheap Tesco DVD's and now all is ok. Click OK to save the settings. TNX Back to top #2 yoni yoni ISF Newbie Members 5 posts Posted 27 February 2009 - 01:47 PM I 15:29:31 ImgBurn Version 2.4.2.0 started! I 21:05:29 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...

Downloaded and installed DVD-RAM driver from Toshiba website and can now burn CDs with no problem. I just blew it and it worked. c. Dvd Burner Power Calibration Error Try the following: This might happen if the disk is upside down - it's an obvious one, but wouldn't hurt to check.

If so - try uninstalling it and retry the burner (may even want to uninstall the device driver for the Secondary IDE Channel before you reboot- Mike __________________ Mike (Y) <- reply Writing speed Permalink Submitted by Nornin (not verified) on Thu, 02/03/2011 - 01:59 I reduced the writing speed to 5 first and then to 2 and that worked like a As you might have read in my first post, I didn't have this drive for a long period of time, it was not so heavily used, yet it failed. http://superuser.com/questions/416769/what-does-power-calibration-area-error-mean-when-im-trying-to-write-a-dvd What the H*** does this service do anyway?

reply Solved by disabling IMAPI Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/27/2009 - 13:29 Solved by disabling IMAPI Service...Thanks :-) reply IMAPI Service Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) Imgburn Power Calibration Error Whether you buy that or not, is up to you.It also could be that your burn speed is to high. Back to top #9 ElectroGeeza ElectroGeeza ISF Newbie Members 9 posts Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:21 PM Have you tried making a new, clean install of Windows XP?... reply Solved with home made lens cleaning disk Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/11/2009 - 07:33 I tried blowing into the drive with no luck.

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I unplugged the power cord from laptop. reply Power calibration error Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 08/23/2009 - 03:38 Third method works perfectly. Dvd Decrypter Power Calibration Error What discs are you using? Dvd Power Calibration Area Error Well i didnt have any problems before but now i am unable to write any CD or DVD .. - i tried burning with different softwares such as Nero 11 platinum,

reply How To Fix "Power Calibration Error" While Burning CD/DVD Permalink Submitted by Devesh Prabhu (not verified) on Sun, 07/26/2015 - 03:12 1. weblink reply sorry it was there, but Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/11/2008 - 06:18 sorry it was there, but different name -different language, so my mistake reply Issue reply IMAPI isn't needed for Nero or other apps ! Though the Sony burner is burning the Sony DVDs & other media fails to burn. Dvd Writer Power Calibration Error

Is it most likely that the laser needs a check up? As you can see from the image the info is very basic compared to what you were able to derive, and even running one of the very long disc tests displayed As mentioned, it could also be a bad disc, bad batch of discs, or the brand of discs (for some reason, some drives work better with a particular brand). http://deepfrom.com/power-calibration/dvd-dl-power-calibration-error.html I suggest that you download Nero DiscSpeed from nero.com and run the Benchmark and Create Disc tests.

Try updating the CD/DVD burning software to the most recent version. Nero Power Calibration Error Drive C: Hard Disk (Primary Master) Drive D: TEAC CD-540E 3.0A (Secondary Master) Drive E: SONY CD-RW CRX220E1 6YS1 (Secondary Master) Drive F: Optiarc DVD RW AD-7173A v1.04 (Secondary Slave) Drives Take the recorder out of the external chassis, and connect it internal, as a test. 4) Should you be using an IDE /P-ATA burner you might try reconnecting the drives in

Click Apply and Reboot.

And yeah, I have a Dell 4400 I've always had good luck with NEC products in the past, but it seems like I have found a plethora of info on the many thanks man. . When the "Press Any Key To Boot From Cd..." or similar message shows do as it says and press any key to start the Windows XP installation guide, and follow the Roxio Power Calibration Error reply If all of the above fails, the problem might be on the hardware.

Have you changed the make of DVD from what you normally use? W 21:06:24 Retry Failed - Reason: Power Calibration Area Error W 21:06:24 Retrying (15 of 20)... thanks for the advice. his comment is here SOMETHING X HOPE THIS HELPS reply Disabling IMAPI in VISTA Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 07/26/2008 - 10:39 How to Disabling IMAPI in VISTA?

Thread Tools 17-02-2009 #1 UserXP New on Forum Join Date: Jan 2008 Posts: 15 Power Calibration Error (Optiarc AD-7173A) Hi all! It's DVD that fails like this in Nero: "Power calibration error". –Dac Saunders Jun 5 '13 at 2:07 add a comment| 1 Answer 1 active oldest votes up vote 5 down ill try cleaning the laser .. Does this mean anything?

reply Thanks! You can combine this option with option 2 if you like. reply fixes not working Permalink Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/01/2010 - 22:47 Using XP and a Sony DRX 710ul I can sucessfully burn CDs and DVDs but for i use xp sp3 Permalink Submitted by tina challinor (not verified) on Thu, 11/05/2015 - 11:22 yes there is!!

At this point, it is a good idea to get the burner laser lens cleaned professionally. If you don't have the Img Burn binary file available locally on your computer, you will have to download it from this Web site. W 21:06:24 Retry Failed - Reason: Power Calibration Area Error W 21:06:24 Retrying (18 of 20)...