|13 Oct 2012||#1|
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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!
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|13 Oct 2012||#3|
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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!
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