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creating back ups

by LindaSens / August 20, 2005 11:48 PM PDT

Thanks for help with the printer problem, y'all. I ashamedly admit that I don't make back-ups. You would think that a crash 2 years ago would have taught me a lesson. I made one set of back ups after that, and now I don't remember how to do it. I have win Me OS. I had a new DVD multiple player/ compact disc rewritable/ RW combo installed (don't ask me the make, it is not printed on the drive). When I go to back-up, I go to my computer; then I select a folder and by right clicking on it, try to "send to" "In CD Drive (D)". Then while I do have a blank CDRW disk in the drive I get the following message: "Please insert a disk into drive D:.". I don't remember if I have to format the blank disk first, or if there is a special trick to doing this with the Millenium OS. I had the same trouble with the CDRW I replaced, and wondered if the drive itself went bad, I had it replaced when I got the same messages just trying to "read" prerecorded disks & programs. I know this is really basic stuff, but I just dont do it often enough to remember what to do (I promise I will make note of step by step procedure). Please help as I'm stuck! and feel like a complete moron asking for such elementary instruction. Thanks alot

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Don't use In CD
by Kees Bakker / August 21, 2005 4:48 AM PDT
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Did the drive come with any other burning software (like Nero)?

Kees

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(NT) (NT) Kees, possibly confusing. InCD IS part of Nero.
by Ray Harinec / August 21, 2005 5:51 AM PDT
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Earth9111, Your Post Was Removed Due To...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 22, 2005 12:21 AM PDT
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...a violation of the Forum Policies. Inappropriate language.

Your opinion is appreciated but please keep it clean.

Grif

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burning software
by LindaSens / August 22, 2005 6:07 AM PDT
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I called the pc store that sold & installed, they said they usually come with a 30 day trial program that probably is expired by now. However, I did some digging and did find an old nero program (what version, I don't know, cant seem to find that info) that I got 2 years ago with the other cdrw I purchased, the tech said it should work. I got really lost in the program. I don't remember this being such a complicated ordeal when I did this before. I thought I just selected files & sent them to the D drive. Maybe this is why I quit trying to make back ups. Maybe I'm over complicating things. I'm about ready to give up.

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Have you looked for a turtorial online?
by glb613 / August 22, 2005 8:10 AM PDT
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Creating Back-ups
by taboma. / August 22, 2005 12:51 PM PDT
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Linda. Please add paragraph spacing between subjects.
Had a hard time reading your post and understanding it.

What help do you really need? Break it down so I can understand the questions.
Problem writing a CD? Retrieving?

Grif, need your help to help Linda.

-Kevin

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