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I want to burn some CDs), but I can't copy the files, I keep getting a message that windows is having a problem copying the file.

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    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    what program you using for burning?

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It is alot easier and safer to use a program such as Nero to burn data cds. Many times when you try to copy a file in windows to the cd to burn, you get an error saying that some of the data in the file may be lost if you continue. Nero handles the copying and the burning with no errors.

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Hi,

These 2 articles from Microsoft should give you all the info you need :)

Read this one first:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/learnmore/bott_03september16.mspx


If the above does not help there is a more advanced article here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324129

In summary free up at-least 1gb of hard drive space and set your burner to a lower write speed, If this doesn't work it may just be that your burner is getting old and needs to be replaced.

Also the program "NERO Burning ROM" has an option to verify the data after it has been written, I recommend you get a copy of this and use it instead of the Windows XP burning because of this feature.

Hope this helps :)

Good Luck.

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Posted on May 10, 2008

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Is the Temporary file full with .tmp files? If so Windows can not accept the files from the Burner. Also make sure in your Burner Options that you have Checked the Option to Write Files to the Windows Tmp Directory, also check the file path and make sure that is is directing the burner files to the correct area.

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