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I am trying to drag files to disk (CD-R) using Drag-to-Disk but get a message saying the disk is read-only. However, I can copy files to disk using Windows Explorer and they are written. How do I fix this problem?

Your computer is using WinXP's built-in burning program. WinXP uses sessions, as does Creator Classic. Sessions are the SAFE way to backup files.

 

Drag2Disc is a Packet-Writing program, like DirectCD, Nero's InCD, Sonic's DLA, etc. Packet-Writing programs require the disc to be formatted first. They are generally not compatible with one another, or even different Versions of the same Packet-Writing program.

 

Packet-Writing is best used if you want to LOSE the information permantly, altho for short-term use with the Original File still somewhere else (such as transferring files from one computer to another with no other alternative), it's not too bad - but I'd recommend a Flash drive (aka Thumb drive, Pen drive, Keychain drive, Jump drive) instead.

 

If you want to KEEP the data, NEVER format the disc.

 

WinXP's built-in burning program is fine, altho if that's what you got EMC 7 for, you didn't actually need it.

 

Lynn

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Your computer is using WinXP's built-in burning program. WinXP uses sessions, as does Creator Classic. Sessions are the SAFE way to backup files.

 

Drag2Disc is a Packet-Writing program, like DirectCD, Nero's InCD, Sonic's DLA, etc. Packet-Writing programs require the disc to be formatted first. They are generally not compatible with one another, or even different Versions of the same Packet-Writing program.

 

Packet-Writing is best used if you want to LOSE the information permantly, altho for short-term use with the Original File still somewhere else (such as transferring files from one computer to another with no other alternative), it's not too bad - but I'd recommend a Flash drive (aka Thumb drive, Pen drive, Keychain drive, Jump drive) instead.

 

If you want to KEEP the data, NEVER format the disc.

 

[b]WinXP's built-in burning program is fine, altho if that's what you got EMC 7 for, you didn't actually need it.[/b]

 

Lynn

 

Unless you want to burn to a DVD. The XP program only writes to CD's.

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