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how to download for my computer to a cd

by de4jesus1 / November 1, 2011 2:44 PM PDT

I want to download pics from my computer onto a cd-r. How do I do it

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Here are instructions for Roxio burner
by Edward ODaniel / November 2, 2011 5:03 AM PDT

but be aware that the actual steps may vary a little depending on the version you have.

Making use of Window 7's drag and drop feature for burning a cd will result in a CD that is not finalized and thus unable to be used on o CD player or on many other computers. BURNING and finalizing the disk with dedicated burning software makes the CD-R disk readable by most all other CD reareds.

If it turns out that you actually do not have one of the Roxio CD/DVD burner applications you can download and install CDBurnerXP FREEWARE from this site and it has very specific instructions for burning cds:

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We need to know a few things . . .
by Coryphaeus / November 1, 2011 10:27 PM PDT

PC or Mac?

Operating System?

Do you have a burner drive and if so what?

XP and later have a built in burner program.

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by de4jesus1 / November 2, 2011 12:45 AM PDT

PC. Windows 7. Yes Roxio. I think. I'm not very good at this stuff. But, I follow directions explicitly. Thank you for asking. I didn't know I needed to put those down.

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Re: Roxio
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 2, 2011 12:51 AM PDT
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Could you be somewhat more specific? Roxio is a company with many programs:
So saying you have Roxy is like answering "General Motors" if they ask you what car you have.

But you're thinking in the right direction. Did you try the program already?

If the pics are on the CD, be sure to go to another PC and check its contents there. You should be able to see all pics by just clicking on them in Windows Explorer or Computer.


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by de4jesus1 / November 2, 2011 3:23 AM PDT
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I don't know how Roxio works.

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Link only.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 2, 2011 6:58 AM PDT
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I have Roxio too
by volvogirl / November 3, 2011 3:54 AM PDT
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If your Roxio version works the same way as mine, here are the steps to burn a cd or dvd.
Put a blank CD-R in the drive.
Start the Roxio Program
Click on "DATA" on the left side
Then on the DATA GUIDE screen click "DATA DISC"

Then click the ADD DATA button and look around for your pictures to add them to the CD. If they are all in one folder you can just add the folder.

The bottom left area shows how much room your pictures will take on the CD. When the folder or all your pictures are listed and will fit on your CD then click the bottom right button to Continue.

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In W7 you drag and drop . . .
by Coryphaeus / November 2, 2011 3:02 AM PDT
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You find the pictures on the PC hard drive and you drag them to the CD drive. Right click the CD drive and choose copy (or something like it).

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Drag and drop
by de4jesus1 / November 2, 2011 3:25 AM PDT

How do you drag and drop? I'm not that knowledgeable. Please explain.

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Link, comment
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 2, 2011 7:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Drag and drop
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