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Old 07-28-2009, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default How to delete files on a cd-rw?

I am running windows vista home premuim. I have burned a back up onto some re-writeable disks. Now i no longer want the back ups on these disks and i have so far been unable to remove them. How can i remove the back up from the disk without buying software and if i need software what free one should i use?

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Old 07-28-2009, 08:17 PM   #2
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Imgburn is a free CD/DVD burning application that has the ability to erase rewritable media.

http://www.imgburn.com/
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:32 PM   #3
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dosnt work. my computer is blocking it from removing it
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It almost sounds like they were "finalized". That will make whatever you burned on the discs permanent and you will also be unable to burn more content to the disc.
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is there anyway to check whether they were?
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Try burning a small file to one of them.
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:48 PM   #7
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nope, cannot burn. thx for the help
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