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What Is The Difference Between A Multisession Disk And A Cd-rw?

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#1 vinith_04


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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:07 AM


What is the difference between a multisession disk and a CD-RW?

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#2 tg1911


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Posted 01 September 2006 - 06:59 AM

A CD-RW is a disc that you can erase and write to, multiple times.
A CD-R is a disc that can be written to only once, and can't be erased.

A multisession disc can be a CD-R, or a CD-RW, that hasn't been finalized, so additional information can be added to it, at a later date.
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Posted 01 September 2006 - 08:49 AM

If you are using Nero or Nero Express for multisession burning, I recommend against this. There is a known issue with these programs as regards to multisession burnings. You might be able to burn additional sessions, but the first sessions may be unreadable.

I have been around and around this isse with the makers of Nero, and if this happens to you there is a program that will make your first sessions visible. But this is a major hastle, and it would easier just to not make multisession disks.

CD's are very cheap. Use a new one for each burn. That is my advice.

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