Deleting data on DVD - RW disks

  sheila.weston 17:28 12 Apr 06
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I have just burnt some data onto a DVD-RW disk. I want to remove it and start again but a message came up saying that I 'couldn't delete data on this drive'. It is in the CD/DVD drive. What have I done wrong?

Sheila

  BRYNIT 21:27 12 Apr 06

If you are using Nero. Open nero express, click on more/erase disk.

  sheila.weston 10:23 13 Apr 06

Many thanks, Brynit. As always, it is easy when you know how!
Sheila

  Strawballs 10:45 13 Apr 06

You should be able to do it through windows by right clicking on the dvd drive in my computer and chooseing erase with disc in drive.

  Smiler 11:34 13 Apr 06

Windows is not capable of writing to or erasing DVDs only CDs. You need a program such a Nero to do this.

  sheila.weston 14:48 13 Apr 06

Yes, that was my original problem - I tried to erase the files on the disk via Explorer.

Many thanks all.

Sheila

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