Older 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.
You can 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.
- CD 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.
- Check 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:
1. Double-click My Computer, and then click the local disk that you want to
2. On the File menu, click Properties.
3. Click the Tools tab, and then click Check Now in the Error-checking section.
4. In the Check disk options section, click to select the Scan for and attempt
recovery of bad sectors check box.
- Be sure 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.
- Before 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.
Let me know if you need anything else.
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