CD-RW discs

  dazza39 08:37 19 Apr 2005
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I have a number of discs which i need to delete /move stuff off them,but it tells me i don't have permission to modify/change???,how come.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:45 19 Apr 2005

What burning program do you have? Something like NeroINCD?

  TomJerry 08:55 19 Apr 2005

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  dazza39 10:04 19 Apr 2005

Don't have any burning software as such,i use XP's built in one,i don't login as such,just switch PC on.

  Diodorus Siculus 10:11 19 Apr 2005

[quote] Don't have any burning software as such[/quote]

That't why you have the problem; you need somehting like InCD as mentioned above - what's called packet writing software.

  DieSse 10:56 19 Apr 2005

The built-in Windows "Drag&Drop" recording appears to write "read-only" files, which cannot be deleted in the normal way.

What you can do is copy off all the files into a temporary folder, erase the CD (right click on the drive icon) - then write back only those you want.

I just did this as a test and it works fine.

I presume this is to ensure that such CDs are readable without special software, in other systems.

It can be more practical to use special software, such as noted above, like Nero InCD

  dazza39 11:04 19 Apr 2005

Thanks for the advice

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