cd/dvd rewriter

  Kingfisher 17:30 19 Aug 2004

I am trying to create a backup rw cd for Quicken but when I try, a dialogue box says unable to read disk, do I have to format the disk and if so how, I have set up the drive to enable data recording etc can anyone help
many thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:35 19 Aug 2004

RW disks need formatting before you can write to them.

Format the disk with your burning software.

  david4637 18:23 19 Aug 2004

You don't need to format a RW disc before writing to it. Only need to if you using it as a large Floppy Disc to add files until its full. David

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:40 19 Aug 2004

Isn't that what hes trying to do with his quicken back ups?

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