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how to burn a CD to the hard drive Nero or EZCDCreator

by Tasuki / December 27, 2007 1:58 PM PST

Hi everyone, Hope I've got the right forum for asking this question. I've got version 6 of both Nero and Roxio Easy CD/DVD Creator. I've looked over the instructions and menu options, and I can't find any option for burning the contents of a CD to the hard drive. I've got some data and some music on different CDs that I'd really like to put on a hard drive, but I can't figure out any way to do it with either of the two programs I have. Any help much appreciated. Thanks, Taz

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So why not use Explorer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2007 3:29 AM PST

Open up views of the CD/DVD and another to where you want those files. Copy them there.

Bob

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windows explorer I presume, not Internet Explorer
by Tasuki / December 29, 2007 3:29 PM PST

Bob,
My apologies, I should have researched this better. I had tried in the past to use Windows Explorer to copy data files from a CD to the hard drive, and I'd gotten a weird file name with exactly 1 kb in the file. Now, for some reason, when I try it, it works perfectly. No clue what went wrong before. Of course this technique doesn't work for music files--at least when I do it, I get a file size of 1 kb and no music transfer, but ripping works for this purpose.
Anyway, I try to research my questions before posting them to CNET, but obviously this time I goofed.
Taz

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