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cd burning folder or file cache

by ab46 / July 21, 2007 12:50 PM PDT

I am having a strange problem with windows xp service pack 2. When I burn a cd-rom using easy-cd creator or windows xp burning software the cd behaves illogically. If I use the search function and search for files on the cd-rom drive the files have a path of
c:\...\cd burning\filename.mp3. If you "open containing folder" it opens the cd burning folder and shows all the files as if they were in that folder
but they are not actually there.

If I eject the cd and put in a blank one and open the cd-rom in my computer the old cd shows up as still in the drive. I have disabled the removable media library service and this does not help.

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The XP CD burning software has "issues."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 21, 2007 10:57 PM PDT

So many that I can't write it works anymore. See the bugs and what we know about it at http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/xpcd.php

Now go get CDBURNERXP which will peacefully coexist with your other burning software. It's free. Does that work OK?

Bob

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more info
by ab46 / July 22, 2007 5:36 AM PDT

Yes, I learned the key is to disable cd burning for the drive. That makes all the strange behavior disappear.
Thanks

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