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Problems erasing CD-RW


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#1 jnk1296

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 03:30 PM

I have a CD-RW disc that i attempted to burn XUbuntu on, but the burning process failed. I want to erase this disc so i can reuse it, but when i insert it into my machine, the system hangs up(probably from the files on the disc). It won't do anything until the cdrw is removed! EXAMPLE: "My computer" is open, insert cd, Explorer.exe freezes once something is clicked on, remove cd, explorer.exe instantly un-freezes! SO , how do i go about erasing this disc? I've already disabled Autoplay, but w/out any luck. Please help.


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Posted 30 January 2010 - 06:57 PM

how exactly did the process fail? its possible its just a bad disc, in which case the best way to erase it is to throw it away (i like to use them for target practice) and buy a new one.

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