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Can my dvd player burn cd-rw ?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by 1969RIVIERA, Mar 28, 2007.

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  1. 1969RIVIERA

    1969RIVIERA Thread Starter

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    Kind of a strange question but can my dvd player burn a cd ?
    I bought this laptop used my friend says that it can I dont know is there anyway t find out ?


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  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Usually it will say on the front of the drive what it is capable of doing. My old laptop can old Read DVD and Cd. I have no burning function. You could install a free burning application to see if it will burn a cd.

    What is the make and model of your laptop and the drive?
     
  3. 1969RIVIERA

    1969RIVIERA Thread Starter

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    Is there anyway of telling without having to download anything are go out and buy a cd
    I dont want to have to buy anything ( cds) if it will not burn them !
     
  4. cwwozniak

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    How is the drive listed in Windows' Hardware device manager?

    For Windows XP:

    Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System ->
    Hardware Tab -> Device Manager Button ->

    Expand entries in list to find what is shown under "DVD/CD-ROM Drives"
     
  5. Squashman

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    If you install a DVD/Cd burning application and there is no compatible Burning device, it won't show up in the list of devices you can use to burn a CD or DVD. No need to go out and purchase anything. Just download one of the free Burning apps like Deep Burner or CDBurnerXp Pro.
     
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