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Can't backup photos onto cds

Even after upgrading my Olympus Master software, I still am not able to copy pictures onto a cd.  I've looked in the Advanced Manual and see no help with the software.  It has been a pain to make photo cds for people...I've had to backup to the desktop then transfer to another photo software to edit and burn...way too time consuming!!  There has to be a better way!  I would like to be able to select which pictures go on the disc also rather than the group downloaded from a particular day.

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Try try and try again

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

  • tiph Nov 11, 2007

    ask me I am the master it is so easy it only takes 40min



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