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How can I copy my cd to hard drive?

by lcristia / December 5, 2009 6:46 AM PST

My os is windows vista. I would like to back up some of my cd's to my hd. Thanks in advance for your help and suggestions.

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What kind of CDs?
by Coryphaeus / December 5, 2009 7:02 AM PST

Music, Data, what?

Since you've told us nothing about any specifics, you just drag and drop.

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(NT) Why not just copy the CDs themselves ?
by VAPCMD / December 5, 2009 8:52 AM PST
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Try this
by Bam421 / December 5, 2009 10:31 AM PST

Try this. Right click the CD drive in My Computer and hit Copy. Then just paste onto your desktop - a folder should appear with the CDs name on it. Beware though, some discs (like the Vista OS disc) are copy protected and can't be copied this way.

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WMC
by jeff_windows_team / December 9, 2009 1:30 AM PST
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Copying, not burning
by Bam421 / December 9, 2009 1:53 AM PST
In reply to: WMC

He is talking about backing up CDs to his hard drive, not burning them.

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Ripping
by jeff_windows_team / December 10, 2009 6:01 AM PST
In reply to: Copying, not burning
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