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Drag and drop files to DVD question

by hotrodjohn71 / June 25, 2015 5:45 PM PDT

Hello,
I have a question regarding dragging and dropping files to a DVD burner. I have an external DVD burner that I save photos and vacation videos on. I usually create 2 windows on the screen, one with the source files and the other is the DVD burner. Usually all I have to do is drag and drop to copy the files to the DVD burner, but now, all of a sudden I keep getting the "Files ready to be burned to disc" bubble which I do not want. I just want to simply drag and drop and burn the files.
Can anyone help me? Thank you

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That method is a trail of woe.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 25, 2015 5:54 PM PDT
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A little more detail about the issue
by hotrodjohn71 / June 25, 2015 6:56 PM PDT

Thank you for your suggestion but regarding my question, I want to also add that the "Temporary Files Folder" or the one where the temporary files are stored is empty.
Also I get the "Files waiting to be burned" message immediately upon dragging and dropping them in the window of the DVD burner where normally, the burner would just start burning them to the folder on the disc with no questions asked.
Up till yesterday I never got this annoying message. Instead of burning the files like it normally does, it gives the "Files waiting to be burned" as if it is supposing I just want to save the files in a folder instead of burn them right then and there.
Thanks

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There are prior discussions about this failure.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 25, 2015 7:05 PM PDT

It could be a non-blank DVD or full. But it's a common failure with some too many dozen fixes.

It tends to break if ANY other cd/dvd recording software is installed. For me, this feature was too fragile so I moved to using other recording software.

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read up on UDF
by James Denison / June 25, 2015 7:11 PM PDT
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