My Computer, and then click the files or folders that you want to copy
to the CD. To select more than one file, hold down the CTRL key while you
click the files you want.
of the following options:
the selected items
In the Copy
Items dialog box, click the CD recording drive, and then click Copy.
Computer, double-click the CD recording drive.
Windows displays a temporary area where the files are held before they are
copied to the CD. Check that the files and folders that you intend to copy to
the CD are displayed under Files
Ready to Be Written to the CD.
Writing Tasks, click Write to CD.
CD Writing Wizard starts, follow the instructions in the wizard.
process is finished, the wizard displays a check box for you to choose to
create another CD like the one you just made. If you want to create multiple
copies of the same CD, click Yes,
write these files to another CD and insert another blank,
writable CD into the CD recorder. Follow the instructions in the wizard. NOTE:
After you copy files or folders to the CD, it is useful to view the CD to
confirm that the files are copied.
Delete CD recorder temporary files
files and folders from the CD recorder temporary storage area:
My Computer, and then double-click the CD recording drive.
Windows displays a temporary storage area where files are held before they
are copied to the CD. Files or folders located in the temporary storage area
are listed under Files Ready to Be
Written to the CD.
Writing Tasks, click Delete
Windows deletes the files and folders from the temporary storage area and
moves them to the Recycle Bin. NOTE: When you delete the contents of
the temporary storage area, you make this area available for another set of
files and folders that you want to copy to the CD. The files are not deleted
from their original location on your computer or from the CD.
recorders may not create (or "burn") CD-RW discs. To resolve this
issue, use the CD recorder to back up information to CD-R discs.
erase and use CD-RW discs again, but the discs may not play in other devices
(such as audio CD players). To resolve this issue, use the CD recorder to
back up information on CD-R discs. These discs can be written only once, but
they play in most CD players and CD-ROM drives.
recording may fail intermittently. To resolve this issue, use any of the
Defragment your hard disk regularly. To start Disk Defragmenter,
click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories,
point to System Tools, and then click Disk Defragmenter.
your hard disk for errors regularly. You can use the Error-checking tool to
check for file system errors and bad sectors on your hard disk:
My Computer, and then click the local disk that you want to check.
the File menu, click Properties.
the Tools tab, and then click Check Now in the Error-checking
the Check disk options
section, click to select the Scan
for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box.
to free up enough hard disk space for the files you want to burn to CD. You
can use Disk Cleanup to free up space on your hard disk. To open Disk
Cleanup, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories,
point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup.
you start the recording process, close all other programs (such as screen
savers and anti-virus software), and avoid starting programs that may
interrupt the recording process.