Astrid 11:03 23 Sep 2008

I run Windows XP SP3 with a DVD-RW drive. I recently attended a wedding and a friend has sent me pictures on a CD-R, which she imagines I should be able to view. However, in my PC there is no response, and I guess there may be some way I can have these transferred to media I can view. Is there a way?

  eedcam 11:26 23 Sep 2008

Can you explore the cd does it show anything at all. Also you could try Iso buster The trial should work .If it sees the CD then just right click and extract
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  Sea Urchin 11:30 23 Sep 2008

You say that in your PC there is no response. Have you tried going to My Computer and double-clicking on the CD/DVD drive?

  Astrid 12:05 23 Sep 2008

I tried downloading Isobuster but when I opened it I received message saying the source was corrupted. Also, when I double click on my DVD drive the result is :
freespace: 0 bytes
total size: 0 bytes


  canarieslover 12:43 23 Sep 2008

Check with your friend that the CD was finalised. If not it will only be viewable on the drive that it was written on.

  brundle 12:45 23 Sep 2008

It will be viewable on any drive that can read multisession CDs, doesn't have to be finalised. Sounds as though it didn't burn correctly.

  brundle 12:46 23 Sep 2008

"when I opened it I received message saying the source was corrupted" pretty much sums it up

  Astrid 15:35 23 Sep 2008

Thank you. I'm now convinced my friend omitted to finalise the disk.

  brundle 16:26 23 Sep 2008

It doesn't matter if it's finalised or not. A modern DVD drive will be able to read it if it's correctly burned.

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