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Viewing pictures burned in windows 4.0 on a Vista op system

I've recently tried to view pictures (jpeg files) that were previously burned to a disc using Windows several years ago. I haven't been able to read the photos on my new laptop with a Vista operating system. Is there a method to viewing these in a vista system?

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Most common is the software used to burn to CD was...

Some drag to CD software. Look up ISOBUSTER and see if that can find the files.

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Another possibility

Another possibility is that the disc has simply gone bad. Burnable CDs and DVDs use a chemical coating on the back, and it will eventually break down. I think the average is around 7-10 years. Lower quality discs will be less, higher quality might be a bit more, but they don't last anywhere near as long as commercially pressed discs which are really strips of aluminum bonded to the plastic disc.

There shouldn't be anything that has changed since Win95 that would affect your reading the disc, except Bob's idea, mine, or your current optical drive is in the early stages of dying.

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