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Windows Problem Burning DVD-R Dual Layer Discs

Microsoft issued a support note detailing a problem with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 generating a time-out error when trying to burn files to a DVD-R Dual Layer (DL) disc.

According to the note, this issue can occur when using Windows Explorer or an application that employs Image Mastering API version 2.0 (IMAPI v2). Affected operating systems include Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter.

A hotfix to address this problem is now available from Microsoft.

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