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#1 bluto


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Posted 03 July 2005 - 12:54 AM

Did you know?
Definition: DVD-RW Drive - A DVD Drive that has the ability to record on a ReWritable DVD. Depending on the drive they can also write DVD-R media as well

Yes i did,do you ? You don't "burn" to them.
You write to them,like copy and paste.
I'm haveing a hard time explaining incd.
For a cd-rw disk,i can do it,
not sure of dv-rw
Help me do it.

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#2 jgweed


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Posted 03 July 2005 - 12:34 PM

Instructions for transferring data to disk media (for which the casual term "burn" has gained acceptance) will depend on the software used. Most of these applications will have precise instructions in their HELP file.

It is interesting to see the connexions between usages of "to burn"


The AHD (4th ed.) includes as the last useage entry:"14. To record data on (a compact disk)." I suppose this usage arose by analogy to burning a brand on cattle or to engrave by burning into wood or soft metal.

Edited by jgweed, 03 July 2005 - 12:48 PM.

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