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I HAVE A IBM THINKPAD T 30

HI THERE WANT TO KNOW CAN I BURN MUSIC CD'S, I THINK ITS ONLY A DVD RW NOT CD RW, IF I CAN HOW DO I DO IT.. HAVE TRIED SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS

REGARDS
MARCELLA

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  • marcella1 Jan 22, 2009

    Thank you i'll try nero and see how i get on. Thanks for replying so quickly

    Regards Marcella


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Thinkpad T30 are usually supplied with the following optical drives, CD ROM, CD R/W, and Combo DVD ROM with CD R/W.
You most likely have the Combo drive, therefore you can play DVD and CD disks plus burning music and data onto CD-R and CD+R discs.
You need CD burning software such as Roxio Easy CD Creator or Nero. Both these programs are excellent and easy to use.

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