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CD write protected

  jon2 13:58 07 Apr 03
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when I try to remove files from my rewrite CD I get message "read only files cannot deleat" what am I doing wrong?

  BRYNIT 14:56 07 Apr 03

Silly question but have you put the cd in the cd re-writer drive

  jon2 15:16 07 Apr 03

yes

  anniesboy68 15:46 07 Apr 03

I also would like to get to the bottom of this read only business. Can anyone spell it out in very simple terms please how to get over it. A little program I downloaded after visiting a previous thread that was supposed to convert from read only didn't work.

  BRYNIT 19:36 08 Apr 03

I have found since I have installed Nero InCD I have to select the file go into properties and remove the tick from read only you should then be able to alter the file on the rewrite disk

  billyliv 20:28 08 Apr 03

Hi, I may be way off beam here but I thought you had to tranfer the files on your disc to ,say, word, edit the file you want, Format your CD/RW then burn your files again. I haven't tried altering a file that has been burnt onto CD. cheers, Bill

  old jim 20:47 08 Apr 03

Hi Guys
There is a program called Instant CD/DVD on the cover of this months PC Answers that alowes you to format a CD R as a large floppy, alowing you to cut, past, deleat,or save, and generaly alter your files any way you want.
Hope this helps
oldjim

  anniesboy68 16:13 08 May 03

old jim...you sure about formatting a CD R disk, I thought they were made only for burning.....and is the program on pc answers disk a free one?

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