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Burning A DVD

by Soslo1 / June 17, 2005 8:03 PM PDT

I can burn video and photos to a DVD just fine but I want to take advantage of the size of the disk and back up some data besides photos and such and every time I try my windows media player 10 tells me that there isn't a cd in the drive which I'm aware of I have a dvd, which is what I want to use, is this a possability or not. Thanks in advance.


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this program works with data
by jonah jones / June 17, 2005 8:13 PM PDT
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CD Burner
by Soslo1 / June 17, 2005 9:57 PM PDT

But Will it burn a dvd, I can burn cd's but when it comes to just data not photos or videos it won't burn them.

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Dissecting your sentance.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 18, 2005 1:16 AM PDT
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You wrote ...

"But Will it burn a dvd, I can burn cd's but when it comes to just data not photos or videos it won't burn them."

Now there's an odd sentance. I can tell you that CDBURNERXP handles data on DVD media just fine, but that second half of your sentance claims "it won't burn them."

Which leads me to ask:

1. What is "it"?
2. What is "burn them"?


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Please note the description. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 18, 2005 6:37 AM PDT
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on the page:

CDBurnerXP Pro is a free CD/DVD burning solution.

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Why are you using Windows Media Player
by glb613 / June 17, 2005 8:44 PM PDT
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to burn data DVDs? Try using the DVD burning software that came with the burner or computer.

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Useing Windows Media Player
by Soslo1 / June 17, 2005 10:00 PM PDT

Well I'm not that familure with burning cd's or dvd's and the windows media player comes up when I try, I will have to dig into the other files and see what is there, I thought you did it all with the Windows Media Player, Thanks.

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I don't use Windows Media Player
by glb613 / June 18, 2005 1:58 AM PDT

to burn anything. Look through your programs and see what you have installed. If you have a DVD burner installed, you should have a program to go with it.

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