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Laptop CD/DVD Drive

In trying to copy files from my laptop, I put in a brand new CD and an error message comes up" The disk you were saving to or the disk used for temporary files is full. Free some space on this disk & try again or save to a different disk". I try another brand new RW disk and the same message appears.

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  • ernie siegrist Mar 31, 2007

    I'm not sure what you are refrring to. My op system is Windows XP.

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In order to copy files to a CD like a hard drive you need a program that can treat the CD like a hard drive. Sometimes called *drag and drop or drag to disk*, is this what you?re using and if so what program are you using?

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2007

    Windows by itself can't write to a blank CD. If you bought your laptop with a CD writer drive it came pre-loaded with a program, probably Nero or Roxio that actually writes the data to your CD drive. Both of these programs also have a component that allows you to prepare the blank disk so that you can just copy files to the CD just like a hard drive or floppy disk (drag to disk). The down side of *drag to disk* is that the disk can?t be read by very many other drives.

    Let us know what program you have, also are you trying to back up data to the CD or are you trying to share files?

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