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Need help rewriting a CD-R disk

by Cberryhill805 / April 20, 2010 3:43 PM PDT

I have a DVD-RW drive and im trying to rewrite a CD-R disk but theres no option in the windows explorer window to erase the disk. I also downloaded a freeware DVD/CD eraser but that gives me an error that says the media isnt erasable or the burner does not support the media type and to insert a re-writable disk. Im betting that the R in the CD-R doesnt stand for rewritable but recordable but Id figure Id ask someone that knows for sure. Thanks.

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
HP DVD-RAM GH40L SCSI CdRom
Attempting to burn: Fuji Film CD-R recodable disk
AMD 2.30
2 GB ram

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Sorry but you
by Ed Mead Forum moderator / April 20, 2010 8:30 PM PDT

can't rewrite a cd-r, only a cd-rw (rewritable).

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Finalize
by maceman69-234090513641357 / April 21, 2010 5:48 AM PDT

Hi,
You can add data later, if you don't finalize your cd-r. Just remember that it doesn't work with other cd drives or players.

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thanks
by Cberryhill805 / April 21, 2010 9:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Finalize

Thanks for the replys, guess Im buying CD-RW from now on.

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