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can't activate cd burner

by VannieT / October 6, 2010 3:41 PM PDT

I have a Dell Dimension 521. When I try to burn pictures on a cd the box says insert disc. when I insert the disc it still says insert disc. I don't know much about computers. Could it be that I have to install something? When I check what is installed it does say cd burner is. It doesn't say dvd burner is installed. Does anyone know what my problem is, and how to correct it?
HELP...I am such a ditz, and sooo totally lost right now?
Oh...Vista Home Premium...sorry.

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Have a friend
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2010 3:56 AM PDT

Try this. Since you are new to PCs have a friend install and demonstrate how to use CDBURNERXP. It's a free app but since you may need hands on help, I suggest a friend install and demo this app.

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Having the same problem
by tarushka / October 13, 2010 7:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Have a friend

Your answer says to use CDBURNERXP, I have windows vista will this work with vista.

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Try a little research.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2010 8:00 AM PDT

If I read the site found with google, the answer is there. That's one search, a click and a read.

I know many don't want to do such research but imagine if everyone didn't work a little at this?

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