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Old 09-26-2004, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default Can you delete files in a CD?

is this possible?! HOW? coz i want to re-use my CD... but i dunno how to delete the "video" files in it...
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Old 09-26-2004, 10:13 AM   #2
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Default Re: Can you delete files in a CD?

There is 2 types of cds cd-r and cd-rw the rw ones are re writable
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Old 09-26-2004, 10:24 AM   #3
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Yes, I don't think you can delete files on a CD-R...Not easily anyway....On a CD-RW You can write other the CD as much as you want
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it is impossible to erase data on a cd-r , but yes you can use a cd-wr disk over and over.

after bout 1oo re-writes it will start to lose it's stability.
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Old 09-26-2004, 12:55 PM   #5
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oh i see... i'm gonna try deleting them.. thanks to the replies
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What CDs are you using? You'll need to Format on a CD-RW or RAM, wipping it all off - you can't do it on a CD-R
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Old 09-26-2004, 10:58 PM   #7
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unless it is a DRAG TO DISK cd, made by Roxio Easy cd creator. then you can delete files on it , just like a hhd.
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Mr.mixx - only if the CD is RW.

Does not work when CD is R.
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Old 09-29-2004, 12:45 PM   #9
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sorry but i have DRAG to DISK cd's ....and they are regular cd-r.

although i have re-write cd's, i use my drag to disk cd's to move files around....

they do work, but they must be formatted using the drag to disk method.
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Drag to disk is correct.

Once a drag and drop is completed, try to delete the file off of the CD. It can't be done on a CD-R. Remember, he asked if he could delete a file off of a CD.

CD-R and CD-RW = drag and drop file writing.

CD-R = permanent

CD-RW = deletable

See where I am coming from?
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