yes, i tried the same exact dvd in his computer and it worked and burned fine.
i tried several different orig. dvd's on mine and it came up with the same error message
my brother and i have the same exact system, burner,hard drive,motherboard,cpu,memory. the only thing different is the OS
NEC 2500A $20 10/04
NEC 3500AG for $47 4/05
NEC 3540 for $35 9/05
BENQ 1620 for $36 9//05