read only discs

  joe95 16:34 27 Sep 2007
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I am trying to recover some files from a back up cd I have tried unticking the boxes in cd properties but get message " an error occurred applying attributes to the file", can anyone help please.

  dewskit 16:41 27 Sep 2007

Think you can only do this by importing the documents onto a disk that is writeable. eg the Hard Disk of the computer. Should then be possible to change them to read/write format

  beeuuem 16:44 27 Sep 2007

dewskit is perfectly correct.


You can't change the attributes of files on a CD, by the the very nature of being on a CD you can only read the file.
If you need to modify the files, copy them from the CD to a folder on your Hard Drive. You will then be able to modify them.

  joe95 16:10 28 Sep 2007

Thanks very much job done
Joe

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