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My computer will not save any thing I want to save on a cd. Do I need to format it ?

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Yes first try to format your computer and scan it with any antivirus software.

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First things first, make sure that you actually have a cd writer installed on your PC. Next thing to check is to make sure that you are using CD-R disks that haven't already been written on.

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