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e machies cd/rw

on our e machine it has " compact disk rewritable" then it has "CD-RW 48k max. write" onthe face of the tower. my question is how do i get my drive to burn my discs. i have done it on other machines and it was easy but for some reason i cant figure out how to burn a cd. isnt this a cd/writer on my tower?please help. thank you for your time, shelby

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To record on CDRW, you need the drive, some OS, recording software and... blank media.

This and more is covered in the CDR FAQ at

If you don't have CD recording software, try this one ->


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Telll your OS.

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For all OS'es before XP you need burning software (like Nero or CD creator). That should have come with the machine if it was sold with a cd-burner, and come with the burner if that was added later.
Windows XP comes with (rather elementary) capabilities to burn CD's without add-on software.


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