two cdrw drives

  iqs 18:40 25 Mar 05

win xp...hello,i have an internal cdrw and have just purchassed an external unit.both work fine,but i can only set one has default for recording ?.when i access properties,then recording,i have to tick the box to enable recording on this device.i can not have both boxes ticked on both this the norm.many thanks.regards,mike

  Fingees 18:44 25 Mar 05

Unfortunately you don't say what recording s/w you are using.
With nero although you have a default drive, you can always pick whichever one you wish when you want to use it.

  iqs 20:24 25 Mar 05

sorry for the lack of info.its when i right click on a folder and send to.all the drives are present,but the only cdrw shown is the one enabled to record.i hope this helps.mike

  crx1600 20:33 25 Mar 05

where you see the option to 'Enable CD recording for this drive', right-click upon those words and open the 'whats this?' dialogue;

"Indicates that you can copy files to the CD. You can only enable CD recording for one device at a time"

as mentioned, 3rd party software will give the choice of both drives.

  iqs 17:40 26 Mar 05

hello fingees and crx1600.many thanks for all your help.problem solved.kindest regards,mike

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