Windows 10: Cannot finalize DVD after burning

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  1. Cannot finalize DVD after burning


    I burn either a DVD-R or DVD+R. I want to finalize/master the DVD such that noone else can add files to it. Thought this was done automatically if I say to use disc as CD/DVD vs USB, but I can add files to it no matter how many times I eject it.

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    Gary Brown1, Dec 2, 2022
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  2. Burn a dvd

    Hi So Dak Sue,

    We appreciate you for being part of Windows 10.

    Before proceeding, we need more information to help you better.


    • Is your system up to date?

    • Do you get the error while you try to attach photo to an email through Email app/browser?

    Kindly follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: To burn DVD.


    • Insert the DVD which you want to burn before proceeding to below steps.

    • Open Start menu, type
      Windows media player in search bar and click on Windows media player from the search bar results. (Click on Recommended settings if you are opening the Windows media player for the first time)

    • Click on the Burn tab at top right corner on the Windows media player window.

    • Open the files which you want to burn to DVD by browsing the location from the left navigation pane in Windows media player.

    • Select the items which you want to burn to DVD, drag and drop the files to the Burn DVD section.

    • Now click on the Start burn under the Burn tab.

    • One the DVD has burned, you may eject the DVD.

    Step 2: Install latest updates.

    Install the latest available Windows updates.


    • Open the Start menu and type
      Windows update in the search bar.

    • Click on Windows update and
      Check for the updates.

    • Download and install if there are any pending updates to be installed.


    I hope the above information helps. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Kiran Kishore, Dec 2, 2022
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  3. Burn pics and videos to DVD

    Hi Ewan,

    You can also burn pictures and videos to DVD by using the File Explorer. To get started, follow these steps:

    • Insert the disc and open the File Explorer.
    • Select the files that you want to burn.
    • Right-click and send to DVD RW Drive (DCannot finalize DVD after burning :).
    • Create a disc title.
    • Once you are done, click Finish burning.
    If you'd prefer to use a third-party software, we suggest that you check
    Windows Store
    for available apps that you can install.

    Let us know if you have other questions in mind.
     
    Jennifer Cha, Dec 2, 2022
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  4. Cannot finalize DVD after burning

    Unable to burn the content to DVD on Windows 10.

    Hi Tim,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing in burning the content to DVD on Windows 10. We will help you with this issue.

    I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft article and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to run Windows Media Player DVD troubleshooter.

    Windows Media Player DVD troubleshooter find and fix problems with playing DVDs in Windows Media Player.

    Steps:

    • Press Windows key, type troubleshooting
      and select it.
    • Click on View all in the left pane.
    • Click onWindows Media Player DVD and follow the onscreen instructions.

    Also Refer to the section Rip and burn CDs from:
    Windows Media Player

    Step 2: I suggest you to refer to the Microsoft help article about:
    Burn a CD or DVD in Windows Media Player

    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Dec 2, 2022
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