Burning software...where can I get it?

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  1. AndyVX

    AndyVX Supporting Actor

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    Hello,

    I have this Dell computer in my house that came with a CD-RW drive and EasyCD Creator preinstalled. Well, I've upgraded to Win2K and that version of EasyCD is not supported in Win2K.

    I've looked for an update, but there are no free ones available.

    Hmm, since it looks as though I'm going to have to pay to upgrade this version of EasyCD should I just go ahead and buy Nero instead? (My only gripe with Nero is that when I went to install the demo, it told me that I can't use it in conjuction with DirectCD. I love DirectCD though, as it allows me to drag and drop to a CD-RW. Would this problem go away if I had a newer version of DirectCD and/or Nero?)

    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. Rob Gillespie

    Rob Gillespie Producer

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    Nero and DirectCD don't get along whatever version you're using. If you're set on using DirectCD then it seems you'll have to go for the newer version of EasyCD.
     
  3. Chris Bedard

    Chris Bedard Stunt Coordinator

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    I use Clinck'N Burn Pro 2.0. It was like $29.99, I think. It's a good program, comes with a sound editor, and it also has Drive Letter Access program, which lets you turn a CD-RW into a drag and drop drive like a zip disc.
     
  4. Roland_Sjouw

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    hello AndyVX
    I Always used Nero..
    You can download a Trail version of Nero 5.5.4.0
    on www.ahead.deso you can try if the
    new version is doing every thing you like.
    Regards
    Roland
     
  5. Craig Chatterton

    Craig Chatterton Stunt Coordinator

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    If your CD-RW drive is an HP, you can go to HP's site and download two programs for it - Direct Letter Access, which lets you drag-and-drop files onto the CD, and RecordNow which is a CD burner program. Nero works with both of those programs.
     
  6. AndyVX

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    I love Nero, but I also love DirectCD for it's drag and drop features. I guess I can't have the best of both worlds. Hmm, I guess I'll pick up Nero then.

    Here's a question that I have now though. Since I can't drag and drop once Nero is installed, how would I use my CD-RW's? Copy all the files I want on the CD using Nero, once I don't need the files on the disc anymore, just format/erase the files using Nero?

    Thanks again.
     
  7. Mike_Carroll

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    Nero by ahead software would be recommended. EasyCD Creater can corrupt Win2000, which I experienced when upgrading from NT4.0.
    www.nero.com
    Best regards,
    Mike Carroll
     
  8. AndyVX

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    Mike,

    that's what happened to me when I tried to install EasyCD. Totally screwed up my Win2K install.
     

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