Backing up to CD with 98SE

  lester1 00:17 22 Jul 2003
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Trying to back up I keep getting the message "The media is write protected" Any help out there?

  Gandalph 01:02 22 Jul 2003

The only help I can give I'm afraid is that whenever I do a backup to CD-RW the disc has to be formatted in UDF. Trying to backup to an unformatted disc wont work for me. Make sure your Disc is formatted. Cheers. :-)

  lester1 21:51 22 Jul 2003

Thanks for that Gandalph I'll give it a go

  woodchip 21:57 22 Jul 2003

If you are XP it will not let you Format, You have to disable XP burn software and use NERO InCD or DirectCD part CD Creator software

  User-312386 22:01 22 Jul 2003

it will let you format a CD-RW disc

just pop the disc in and open the explorer view of the Disc, if there is allready media/data on the disc then just click on the left hand side the link that says "Erase this CD-RW"

  Jester2K II 22:03 22 Jul 2003

If the above doesn't help please give mo info. What type of CD are you using? CDR or CDRW? What software do you use to burn with?

  lester1 22:21 22 Jul 2003

woodchip 98SE

Jester2K II
Busy formatting CD-RW now with adaptec

  lester1 00:25 23 Jul 2003

Gandalph

Worked a treat Thanks

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