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Burning A CD

Q: Burning A CD

I have downloads some music. I extracted the file and tried to burn onto a CD-R. When I ejected the CD-R, there was nothing on the disc. We got the computer a couple of days ago, so I was wondering if I have a set up issue that I need to do in order to burn downloaded music onto a CD-R. Thank you in advance for any assistance

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A: Burning A CD

Hi, Which software do you use to burn CD's ? How do you know nothing on the disc ? Regards.
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A:When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin

My guess would be theres something wrong with the dvd drive.I also have the same computer.Either the laser in it is shot or needs cleaned or the whole drive has failed.
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A:Nero Burning ROM crashing caused perpetual burning from DVD Drive

Go to Task Manager...shut the system down from there.
Turn system off....hard shutdown if necessary...disconnect the optical drive.
Sounds to me like it's a hardware problem moreso than a software problem if you cannot manually open the drive.
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A:some nero burning user veteran??problem burning...

I am a "Nero Veteran", war veteran, etc.. etc.. The reason your having problems is simple. Some discs cannot be copied, as they may be copy protected or contain errors. If you are unsure if your disc can be copied,
run a trial in the "simulation" mode. Click on "More" at the bottom of the page and select "Simulation".
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Please help

A:DVD-R burning more then 1 hour! Super slow Burning DVD-R

Look in Device Manager. Right click on the burners and see if DMA is enabled. Usually when super slow kicks in it's because somehow this setting gets changed to disabled.

Turn Direct Memory Access (DMA) on or off - Microsoft Windows Help

The instructions are for Windows 7 but once you get to Device Manager I'd bet it's the same.

In W8 the quick way to Device Manager is hit Winkey-x then m.
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A:My dvd burner has slowed was burning at 6x now burning at .05%

If you are converting to a format readable by a dvd player they burner will burn very slowly depending on the source file. Now does you cpu max out when burning?
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(Sorry if it's not right, cuz i translated from portuguese)

Can i do what i want?? How??

Sorry if it is hard to understand, it is hard to explain.

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A:Audio CD Burning with Nero Burning Rom

You cannot append any audio files to an disc that has been completed. Once a disc is completed it cannot access the remaining space. Especially with Nero Express. Once a disc is burned it is "closed (finalized)."

This is just a simple explanation.

I believe Roxio's Easy cd creator lets you add files to your disc as long as you don't "finalize" it. Until you finalize it you will not be able to listen to the music.
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A:CD burning with Wxp's builtin cd burning utility

i use roxio cd creater 5 and yes it reads the disk without reboot - even though i have xp on a few machines with cdrw never used the built in facility
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A:Solved: Burning, Burning, Nothing!

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A:Burning iso to hdd

I would have used ImgBurn.

It's a 2 part procedure:

You first create an image file from the contents of the original DVD. It should be saved on your hard drive as an ISO file, not 7 zip.

You then write (burn) that ISO file to a fresh blank disk.

Above is a link that takes you through it, including getting ImgBurn.

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A:XP and cd burning

My suggestion would be to dump Roxio and stick with Nero.

When I started using XP I had all kinds of issues with Roxio so needless to say I'm now using Nero on all of my machines.....:D

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A:ISO burning

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A:burning cd's

What application are you using to burn the disks?
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A:Burning DVD's

Hi see this it may do it for you How to Use DVD Flick to Burn a DVD |
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A:vcd burning help

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A:About burning a CD

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A:Burning to DVD

i have'nt used photo story..

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A:dvd burning

Is this the same type of media that you have always used??
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A:CD burning - Help! (please)

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A:Burning CD's

IsoBuster is free and might allow you to read the CDs so you can copy them to the HD:
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A:DVD Burning...

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VCD's have strict encoding standards:
352x240 [email protected] a constant bitrate of 1150bps,and audio @ 44100/196 kbs.

What is the total length of your clips in minutes? VCD uses 10 mb/minute of time, Nero could simply be dumping the audio to fit to the cd or it's encoding the audio to VCD standard and is not being successful.
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Originally Posted by NateCohen

Hello, I am having a lot of troubles burning this one DVD. I am burning my DVD on NeroVision Express 3. When I try to burn one of my movies it says that I am over and I cannot burn the movie. Now my DVD's are 4.7 GB capicity. The movie is a little over 4.3 GB and it says it's over the space. Now is there a way I can overburn or something to get my movie on DVD. It's only over like 20mbs and I'm getting very frustrated.

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A:CD burning

I think this means you need the ASPI drivers loaded.

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INeedGmail!! said:

My main goal is getting that amount of minutes onto the DVD. I'm thinking burning it in "LP" mode. Can someone help me?
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What do you want to do with it once you get on DVD, play on a TV like a regular DVD or just on your computer?

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