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I have tried to format several of my DVD-RW discs, but format is not shown on list.
 
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Neither 'Format' or 'Erase' appear. All others are working.
 

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All other discs work to format or erase? If so it may just be the discs themselves.
 

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I'd forgotten that I have some DVD-RW disks lying about.

I stuck a blank one in my burner as an experiment. The "format" option was present. I didn't run it.

This probably isn't helpful, but it suggests that you have a problem that isn't normal to Windows 11.
 

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Neither 'Format' or 'Erase' appear. All others are working.
...it suggests that you have a problem that isn't normal to Windows 11.
I agree with bobkn, I can confirm that Windows 11 should have no problems if the DVD-RW is OK. This DVD-RW of mine is a Win11 install DVD.

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Yep, Mine works fine, just tried one
 

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Op wrote me a private message that he thinks it is his dvd drive. Since he did not come back, I am assuming that may indeed have been the problem. Maybe he will let us know the final outcome.
 

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