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Problems burning CD's

My pc can read and play music CD's but will not burn to CD on discs that other pc's accept for burning. It's the same in Media Player, I Tunes, Real Player etc etc.Can anyone help?

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  • Robert Bartlett Dec 06, 2008

    Seems like I've got to get new hardware - Thanks anyway

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This is a problem of lense in your cd writer/ dvd rom/ dvd writer please change it or repair it

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1. locate the songs you played on your media player in your computer,highlight it and right click one of the highlighted mp3 then select copy from the list
2. Insert the cd into your optical drive ( cdrom or dvd rom).
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***frankie; i would just like to remind you that the music burning im referring to is mp3 music, if you want to burn audio cd, you need 3rd party software for that.

Some cd players(discman, etc.) only play audio music format and not of mp3 format. Provide me details of what you want to do and i will help you. :)

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