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Problems copying a folder

I'm trying to copy a folder of pictures to burn on a CD and when I hit COPY ALL ITEMS TO CD I get a Problem copying message Windows encountered a problem copying this folder. what do you want windows to do? retry skip cancel

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  • jhebert63 Oct 20, 2008

    This just started happening.

  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    same problem windows encountered a problem copying folder.

  • jhebert63 Oct 21, 2008

    Above directions did not work. Still get the same problem message. Thanks

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    MegaByteMe Jan 26, 2015

    If you keep getting this error, make sure you are not trying to copy the hidden file thumbnails.db.

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Eject the cd/dvd from cd-room and start copying .. when copy is finished put cd/dvd in cd-room and write these files to cd
all above actions done without any prgrams with Xp sp2
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Simple. Don't use Windows. Use Nero. Problem solved.

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I have the same problem.......Help.....
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Posted on Nov 21, 2008

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    MegaByteMe Jul 28, 2014

    Make sure you have the right permissions to do a file copy. If you are a on a guest account, some settings may have been removed by administrator to protect system integrity. Logging in as admin should unlock the ability to do a copy/burn.

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Restart teh PC and go to my computer, right click on C; drive, go to porperties, select second tab. "tools-error checking" do a diskscan.
please repost, if you still having problem.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

  • Frank
    Frank Oct 22, 2008

    what operating system are you using????

    and what CD creation software are you using???

    can you coy the files or folder to other directory other than CD???

    sound like the CD creation software having a porblem. uninstall the CD software and re-install it.

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