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Windows 7: Can't copy my CD's!

14 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
Can't copy my CD's!

Hi guys!
So my computer has a little problem... First of all I gotta point out the my PC is old! like 4-5 year's?
anyway... I use Windows 7. And I got this CD which I'd like to save. It's my only copy!
So when I insert the CD into my CD-ROM I go to "My Computer" and then right-click on the CD-ROM icon and click "Open".
I see 2 folders! one named VIDEO_TS and another one named VIDEO_RM.
I double click on VIDEO TS and I got a few files there. So I'd like to watch my video which is burned to the CD. I clicked on the first video file and Windows Media Player open's and play's it!
So now what I figured out I should do is put those 2 folder's to my desktop and then burn them with Nero or somthing like that.
Is that correct?
Or is there another way to do thing's like that?

By the way... If this help's: I have 2 CD-ROM's (2 places which I can put CD's into)
maybe I should put the CD into the first one and the clean CD into the second one and then copy them?

I'll leave that to you

thank's ahead

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14 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Are you sure it is a cd? VIDEO_TS sounds like the folder names I see on DVD-video disks. (Maybe it is a Cd video format that I am not familiar with)

Anyway, best way to copy video disks is to open Nero and look for Copy Disc, and use that function.

If it is a copy protected disc this will not work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Nov 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Yes you are right. Just copy the files to your desktop and use Nero to burn it onto a disc.
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15 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

Alright then. gonna try this out.
Is there any freeware software to do that?
Nero is quite heavy as I said it's an old PC. Also it's really cheap... One of the reason's I tried to do it with the Windows built-in tools
Also... Yes I think it's a DVD and not a CD.

thanks guys So back to my question... Are they any freeware programs that can copy disk's?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

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