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Install a roxio cd into my laptop

I have roxio easy media creator suite 9 and am trying to install it onto my laptop my laptop doesnt recognize that a cd is there

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Re: Install a roxio cd into my laptop

You need a replacement CD drive most likely.

The 5300 can be swapped for almost any generic laptop optical drive. I would pick one up from or they have new drives cheap.

Then just unscrew the plastic mounting rails attached to the side and back of the drive, swap them over to the new drive and go!

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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Have downloaded my images to my laptop how do i now burn it to a disc

there are several ways you can do it you can use windows media player or you can use several programms i use roxio easy media creator

if you want to use wmp then insert a blank cd/dvd and simply add media files to the disc then use the burn option

Dec 14, 2012 | Toshiba PC Laptops


Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error when starting Roxio creator


I have had several questions from users getting Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library errors when starting Roxio Creator 2010 and previous versions.
After the error prompt, the software will close down.

The problem is caused by a system error , and this sometimes is causedby Microsoft self installing update, that confuse settings of installedsoftware.

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Libraries are part of the operativesystem, and this kind of Run time errors are commonly caused whenapplications try to access resources that are allocated for otherprocesses.

A new Roxio installation did not fix the problem, because the newinstallation will still keep the registry settings from oldinstallation.

If the problem started recently you can try the following:

Uninstall Roxio.
Do a System Restore to a date before the problem started.
Reinstall Roxio.

See: How to install System restore.

If that does not fix the problem you can also try the following;

Uninstall Roxio
Create a new user with administrator privileges
Log in using the New User account
Install Roxio again.

If the problem was bound to local user settings, this will fix the problem.

If the problem is still there, then the most efficient way to proceedis by doing a new Windows installation, using a Windows setup disk or arecovery disk for your computer.
Do a full backup of your data before reinstalling Windows.

See:Install, reinstall, or uninstall Windows

The solution does not apply only to Roxio, but can fix the same problem on different software.


on Feb 26, 2010 | PC Laptops



I just replaced my original CD/DVD ROM with a Toshiba SD-R2512 CD-RW/DVD ROM in my 1805-S253 running Windows ME. I used "Roxio Easy CD Creator" for writing to CD's. Everything was "plug'n'play" except the bezel that came with the new drive had to be swapped out. Windows ME recognized the new drive immediately and I didn't have to load any new drivers. This upgrade will probably work on other 1800 or 1805 Satellite series machines.

on Apr 13, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite 1805-S253 Notebook

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Can someone show me how to get c cif file to make any camera go on my laptop please

Hi Dear ...

The CIF file extension is associated with the Easy CD Media Creator by Roxio. This disk file is a CD image format that is created by the application, when a physical CD is mounted in the computer. A file with the .cif file extension is generated by the Easy Media Creator when creating projects in the application.

  1. Download the Magic ISO and burn the CIF image file, after burning the CD.
  2. Open this CD in you computer is will show your complete Data or Picture

Thanks to visit in Fixya

Sep 04, 2012 | MSI A6200-220US Laptop Computer - Intel...

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Doesn`t work all the time and makes a whirring noise, do i need to buy a new cd/dvd drive?

Before you beginTo determine if the CD or DVD drive displays on the My Computer screen, follow the steps below.
  1. Turn on the computer and remove any discs from the CD/DVD drive.
  2. In Windows 98 and Me, double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop. In Windows XP, click Start and then My Computer .
  3. A CD/DVD drive icon displays on the My Computer screen when Windows recognizes the drive. If Windows recognizes the drive, find and use a section below that pertains to the CD-writing software with the issue.
  4. If the drive does not display on the My Computer screen, go to the Microsoft support website and search for documents on missing CD DVD drive .
RecordNow by Veritas/HP/Sonic does not recognize the CDRW or DVD+RW driveIf RecordNow does not recognize the CDRW or DVD+RW drive, follow the steps below.
NOTE: Install any updates for the RecordNow engine available on the Sonic support web site (in English). Step 1: Uninstalling RecordNowTo uninstall RecordNow to reset the software and cause it to look for the CDRW or DVD+RW drive again, follow the steps below.
NOTE: The steps below pertain to Windows XP.
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel .
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs .
  3. Select Record Now and then click Add/Remove .
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions until the uninstaller finishes.
  5. Select DirectCD and then click Add/Remove .
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions until the uninstaller finishes.
  7. Remove any discs from the drives and restart the computer.
Step 2: Installing RecordNow using Application RecoveryAfter Windows restarts, install the RecordNow software to begin creating CDs.To install the RecordNow software, follow the steps below.
  1. Click Start , All Programs , HP Tools or Compaq Tools , and then Application Recovery .
  2. Click Application Installation and then click Next .
  3. Select HP Record Now or Sonic RecordNow! and then click Install .
  4. The installation automatically installs all files. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Restart the computer after the installation completes.
The HP Record Now or Sonic RecordNow! software should now recognize the CDRW drive. Back to topRoxio (Adaptec's) Easy CD Creator does not detect the CDRW driveEasy CD Creator produces an error message when it is unable to detect the drive, such as: There are currently no supported CD Recorders available...To prevent these errors from occurring, follow the steps below.
NOTE: Windows XP is not compatible with Easy CD Creator 4 and earlier. If the HP Pavilion computer was updated to Windows XP from Windows 98 or Me, use the native CD writing ability in Windows XP or purchase and install CD writing software that is compatible. Step 1: Installing updates for Roxio (Adaptec) Recording Software If the recording software is from Roxio (formerly Adaptec), go to the Roxio software updates page (in English) to obtain any software updates that are available for Easy CD Creator (with or without CD Copier or Direct CD). If Roxio still does not detect the CDRW drive after installing the updates, continue to the next step. Step 2: Changing the CD drive letter back, if it changedUpgrading to Windows 98 or Windows Me can change the drive letter to a different letter and make the drive undetectable to Easy CD Creator. To change the drive letter back to F or another previously designated letter, follow the steps below.
  1. Right-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.
  2. Click Properties . The System Properties window opens.
  3. Click the Device Manager tab.
  4. Click the plus sign next to CD-ROM .
  5. Double-click the CD-ROM name and then click the Settings tab.
  6. Under Reserved drive letters , select M (or the previously assigned letter) from the drop-down list. Be sure that both the Start drive letter and the End drive letter are the same.
  7. Click OK , Close , and then Yes .
  8. Restart the computer. If Easy CD Creator continues to fail to recognize the CDRW drive, continue to the next step.
Step 3: Uninstalling Easy CD CreatorIf the above steps fail to make Easy CD Creator recognize the CDRW, recover Easy CD Creator by uninstalling it. Recovering Easy CD Creator resets the software and causes it to look for the CDRW drive again. Be sure that you have the last recovery disc of your Pavilion recovery disc set before continuing.uninstall Easy CD Creator, Step 4: Installing Easy CD Creator using Application Recovery

Jan 17, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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How do i install roxio cd that came with my

below is 17 easy steps to installing roxio easy cd creator

1Close any open applications.

2It is recommended that you turn off your anti-virus protection, and script blocking before running the setup program.

3Place the CD in the tray

4The setup program should launch automatically. If it does not, go to Start, and then Run. In the Run line type D:\setup.exe and hit Enter.
The setup program will launch. You will see a dialog indicating that Roxio

5 has been detected, Select Yes to begin the installation.

6Next, choose the language for your installation. The default is English.

7Setup will copy some files and launch the Install Shield Wizard. To continue the installation, select the Next button. If you wish to stop the installation, choose Cancel.

8Choose the type of installation. The default is Complete. This will install all components of the application. This is the recommended installation.

9The next screen will allow you to go back to change any of the settings for the installation. Select the Install button to install the program.

10Setup will copy files to the hard drive and make entries in the registry for the application.

11Click Finish when prompted.

12 in order to complete the installation you will have to restart your computer and log into Windows as the Administrator.

13The first time that you open the Roxio software, you will see the End User License Agreement. You must agree in order to continue.

14Once you have selected to agree to the License Agreement, you will be presented with an opportunity to register your software with Roxio.

15Registration is recommended, but not required.

16If you choose to Register at this time, select the option to Register now then follow the on-screen prompts.

17Roxio EZCD Creator installation is complete. Please see the Help file for in-depth use information.

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Jan 03, 2010 | PC Laptops

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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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HP Pavillion Laptop ze4420us CD Burner Not Working

You might find this link helpful then.

I go through this site for a number of fixes and ideas.

Oct 18, 2008 | HP Pavilion ze4420us Notebook

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Cd drive is not recognized

Hi, The problem of the CD drive missing (and sometimes the A drive likewise) has been known to come up from time to time when PCs were upgraded to SP2, on some Dell models, the InCD feature of Nero, or those with Roxio CD creator 5. A couple of things you can try: 1. Uninstall references to the CD in your Device Manager, reboot. Windows is suppose to autodetect and auto install such devices; 2. verify that the CD is detected in the CMOS/BIOS, save & exit; 4. download and merge to your registry a quickfix - 5. If installed, uninstall/remove InCD or Roxio CD creator 5. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

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