Qosmio G10: DVD-R and DVD+RW are CDs when inserted

When viewing my empty DVD drive via Windows Explorer, it displays "DVD-RAM Drive".
When I put a blank DVD-R or DVD+RW (brand new Phillips) into the drive, the drive description immediately changes to "CD Drive", and I only get audio options.
I have never managed to write to DVD from this machine. It is totally standard build, running XP Media Centre.
It will play all CDs and DVDs that I've tried. It is supposed to write to all formats of DVD.
I have written to CD with no problems previously - and to (try to) write to DVD I have unchecked the "Enable CD recording on this drive feature".
Can anyone tell me what I need to do?
Many thanks...

Hi
I would suggest to change the autoplay settings in the DVD/CD drive properties. This option you can find in the AutoPlay tab.
There you can choose the content type Blank CD and then the action.
Bye

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