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Backing up onto dvd+r

I purchased Verbatim DVD+R discs and cannot figure out how to copy files onto it. I put it in the disc drive on my laptop, but when I try to copy onto it it doesn't work. Can you please instruct me how to do this? I am obviously a novice so please use simple computer directions. Thank you.

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Re: backing up onto dvd+r

You need to use a burning(writing) software for this
usually dvd writers are bundled with such
try nero burning rom
i think they have a download for that

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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