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Cd Burning And Iso Question

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#1 garmanma


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Posted 05 March 2008 - 03:14 PM

Just thought I'd ask before I start looking around.
I don't burn a great deal and I've never used ISO's. I want to download some laptop drivers to CD, just to have on hand. Can I just save as is and burn to CD or do I have to go the bootable CD and ISO route?
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Posted 05 March 2008 - 11:52 PM

For backing up data files, use the burner just as you would use a floppy. Drag & Drop is supported.

The burn takes place when you eject the disk (or select the command from the shortcut panel). Unless you have changed preferences, the disk is not finalized after the write. This permits subsequent writes to the disk [open/close]. Each writes creates a new directory, and about 20kb disappears on each write.

The above applies to +r/-r disks.

RW disks are finalized after completing the write. Subsequent writes, first format, then write new files.

ISO images are tied to these types of disks:Autoplay and boot disks.

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