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Cannot Burn .rar Files.

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#1 greystoke


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Posted 15 March 2008 - 11:30 AM

Using WinRAR I archived all of a large program I'm not using at this time. I wanted to store the .rar archive on a DVD, the file will easily fit. However, neither windows nor Nero Backup will burn these files. WHY?

Any way I can do this?

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#2 DaChew


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Posted 15 March 2008 - 11:34 AM

windows xp does not burn dvd's, your rar file should be burned as a data dvd by nero express

nero back up is not primarily for burning, it's a backup program, and not a very good one at that

No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

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Posted 15 March 2008 - 12:31 PM

Dachew is quite right. You'll need a program that burns data DVDs. BC maintains a list of freeware which includes a section on CD/DVD burning apps. You can find it here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...tml#entry345675 scroll down a bit to find the CD/DVD section.

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