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Windows 7: Saving a word document to a CD

01 Sep 2013   #1
trendy

Summary Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU AMD Athlon II X2 250 23 C
 
 
Saving a word document to a CD

Hi.
Just saved a word document with some password etc on to a CD,When I tried to add more info to the document thats on the CD.
A box comes on screen cant save this its read only,Can I have some help here please I would like to use this method and edit after.
Running windows 7 and burned the CD with CD burner xp.
Thanks,Would be glad of some help.


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01 Sep 2013   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Are you using a rewritable CD?
They are labeled CD-RW.
If it's not a CD-RW you can't update files already burned to the CD.

If it's a "write once" CD I believe you can add more files if you did not do a "finalized" burn.
They are labeled CD-R.
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01 Sep 2013   #3
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit; Zorin OS 9 Core (in VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by trendy View Post
Hi.
Just saved a word document with some password etc on to a CD,When I tried to add more info to the document thats on the CD.
A box comes on screen cant save this its read only,Can I have some help here please I would like to use this method and edit after.
Running windows 7 and burned the CD with CD burner xp.
Thanks,Would be glad of some help.
Copy the Word document from the CD to your Desktop.
Right-click the copy of the Word document and click Properties. Make sure that the box saying "Read only" is unchecked.
Open the copy of the Word document in Word and make your changes.
Save the changed Word document.
Reburn the changed Word document to either a new blank CD-R or to a rewritable CD-RW.
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02 Sep 2013   #4
trendy

Summary Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU AMD Athlon II X2 250 23 C
 
 

Thanks both Will have to get a CD-RW.
Thanks.
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