|13 Oct 2012||#1|
| || |
Windows Explorer only allows "Move", not "Copy" to CD/DVD drive
Today I tried to burn a disk of mp3 files as I've done many times before. When I tried to copy the files from the C drive to the D (CD/DVD drive), Windows Explorer only would allow "Move," not "Copy". I tried to copy with CTRL+Right Click and that didn't work either - when I hover over the icon for the D drive it says "Move."
I was able to copy and burn a disk (in CD format) with Windows Media Player, and the CD drive works fine for playback. Also, when I plug in an external hard drive Windows Explorer allows copy of files to the external hard drive.
It's only when I try to copy files to the CD drive that I encounter this problem.
No other recent changes have been made to the computer.
Any idea, and thanks very much!
|My System Specs|
|13 Oct 2012||#3|
| || |
When I select a folder or a file and click "send to" the CD/DVD drive, nothing happens.
I promise I've executed the following procedure many, many times with Windows Explorer.
- Insert blank CD in D Drive
- Go to C drive
- Drag and drop files using windows explorer to D drive (when I do this and hover over the D drive, the dragged file says "Copy"
- When finished dragging the files I want, click on the D drive and burn.
What doesn't work now is that I can't drag and drop from C to D. When I try the dragged file says "move" not "copy", and if I release the file over the D drive icon nothing happens.
Thanks again to anyone who may have a solution to this perplexing problem!
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Windows Explorer only allows "Move", not "Copy" to CD/DVD drive|
|Have copied files named "Copy of" instead of "- Copy" (aka XP style)||General Discussion|
|"Windows Explorer has stopped working" when attempting to copy||General Discussion|
|"dependency chain" "windows 7" internet "windows explorer"||System Security|
|Move "media information" to "playback controls" in Now Playing view||Media Center|
|Move "Computer" and "[username]" out from under Desktop in Explorer?||Customization|
|Can a user add "comments" to the "Windows Explorer" screens||Customization|
|Win7 "workstation" to WinXP "server" file copy FAIL||Network & Sharing|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:15 AM.