Can I write to CD's with a DVD RW drive?

  Done and dusted 11:56 17 Oct 2005
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I have been saving photos on CD's as a backup and also to take to Jessops for printing. I want to continue to use CD's in this way but have just purchased a new computer which only has DVD and DVD RW. Is it possible to burn to a CD in the DVD drive or will I need to purchase CD RW hardware?

  pj123 12:06 17 Oct 2005

A DVD writer will write to and play back CDs as well as DVDs. You may need to use a different software burning package though. I don't think the Win XP burning software will burn to DVD.

You can get Nero Version 6 for £3.49 plus postage from: click here

Scroll down the page to near the bottom.

Once it is installed you can update it for free to the latest version 6.6.0.16 from click here

  Done and dusted 12:18 17 Oct 2005

Thanks for that. Tried it and it worked. Great help.

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