NERO 7 burner & DVD creation

I would be interested to upgrade from Nero 5 to Nero 7. However, before I do I need to clarify a little confusion. I read that this new version allows to transfer and burn  MPEGs to DVD format. Among system requirements video devices listed are CD or DVD recordable / rewritable devices. I have separate CD writer and CD/DVD player device with my PC.

I do not think that I can  produce DVD disks with my current set-up but I might be wrong. Please, experts, adivise what is the deal with NERO 7 and what should I do to allow myself burning DVDs.

Thank you,

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> I have separate CD writer and CD/DVD player device with my PC.

you are having a CD writer which can burn CDs, but the other device is a CD\DVD player, which can "play" cds and dvds, you need a DVD writer device to burn DVDs.
so once you are having a DVD writer, you can upgrade to NERO7 and it will be a matter of minutes to burn Video DVDs.
...or you can create videodvd's as Nero Image files (.nrg) using Image Recorder as destination, or you can create minidvd's, that are CD's with a dvd structure that can be played on any standalone dvd player.

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