Re: cd burning software



adrian
07-09-2005, 09:55 PM
"Yves Alarie" wrote:

> You don't need any software to burn photos to a CD.
> You just use XP. You are on XP. So why do you want some software to burn
> photos to a CD.
> Below are the steps to use XP to copy photos to a CD. If you have a problem
> doing this, let us know where the problem comes up and we will help again.
>
> To copy photos to CD-R or CD-RW using XP. (01-01-05)
>
>
>
> 1.. Insert a blank CD-R (or CD-RW) into your CD drive. Wait about 15-20
> seconds for XP to recognize that a CD-R has been inserted. A window may
> open, with a variety of options in it or no option in it. You don't need any
> of the options in this window to copy to a CD-R. There is a Cancel button at
> the bottom of this window. Click on it to close this window or click on the
> red X square at the top right. If this window does not open, this is fine
> just go to step 2.
> 2.. Click on My Computer and navigate to the folder where your pictures
> are located. Open the folder so you can see the files you want to copy.
> 3.. You now need to select the files you want to copy. Do you want to copy
> all the files in the folder? If so, hold the Ctrl key down and press the
> letter A. This will select (highlight in blue) all the files in the folder.
> If you want to select only some of the files, click on the first file you
> want to select. Remove your finger from your mouse and move the mouse
> pointer over the second file, hold the Ctrl key down and click on the second
> file you want to select. Continue doing this until all the files you want to
> copy are selected. Each time a file is selected it will be highlighted in
> blue. If the files you want to select are listed in a row, you can do it
> this way. Click on the first file, remove your finger from the mouse and
> move the mouse pointer over the last file. Hold the Shift key down and click
> on the last file you want. All the files between the first and last file you
> clicked on will be highlighted in blue.
> 4.. Once you have selected the files you want to copy, look at the menu on
> the left of the selected files. The top menu should be "Picture Tasks". The
> last item listed under "Picture Tasks" is "Copy to CD". Click on it. The
> other way is to right click on one of the selected pictures. A menu will
> open. Click on Send To. Click on your CD drive on the opening list.
> 5.. The copying process will start (a small window opening at the top of
> your screen indicating the progress, wait until completed, also you may not
> see this window if you are copying just a few files because the operation is
> too fast) and you will get a message, right hand corner bottom of your
> screen, "You have files waiting." Click on it.
> 6.. A window will open. It will show you the photo files you just selected
> to copy. Look at the menu on the left and click on "Write these files to CD"
> ..
> 7.. A Wizard box will open. Just follow the directions on the screen to
> complete the job.
> 8.. Once you have copied the photos to the CD you may want to copy more to
> it in the future. Just insert it instead of inserting a blank CD and follow
> the same directions. Just make sure you have enough space on it to add more
> photo files. A CD will hold 700 MB but with photo files, don't try to fill
> it. Limit to about 200 - 300 photo files per CD and not more than a total of
> 600 MB. Otherwise it can take a long time to open this CD to view the files,
> but if you don't mind the time you can fill it.
> 9.. During copying, you may get the following messages "File XXXX.jpg has
> extra information..." or "The thumbnails information will be lost..." In
> both cases, click on YES, not on Skip, in the message box.
>
>
> Some problems with the above:
>
>
>
> 1.. You looked for the command "Copy to CD", but it is not there. If so,
> repair this way.
> Click on Start, click on Run and type the following in the opening textbox:
>
> REGSVR32 SHIMGVW.DLL
>
> And press the Enter key.
>
> Note that there is a space between .32 and SHI..
>
> You did the above, but still no "Copy to CD" command available. Go to step 2
> below and check if your drive is set to recording.
>
>
>
> 2.. You can find the "Copy to CD" command but it still does not work.
> Check if your drive is set for recording. Open My Computer, look under
> Devices with removable storage and right click on your CD drive. Click on
> Properties. A window will open. Click on the Recording tab at the top of
> this window. Then check, Enable recording box. Also, check the box "Eject
> after recording" .
>
> You tried this, but you can't find a Recording tab when the window opens. If
> so, update the CD driver so it is compatible with XP (particularly if you
> upgraded to XP from 98 or ME) or something else is wrong as under items 3 or
> 4 below.
>
>
>
> 3.. You may have installed some CD copying software to copy music CDs. If
> so, this may be interfering with XP. If you use Roxio, update your version
> to at least 5.3 or above. If you have Roxio 7, use this to copy photo files.
> Use the option Copy files instead of copy music. If you have other music CD
> copying software make sure you upgrade to a version that will not interfere
> with XP or use this software to copy your photo files to CD.
> 4.. You may have purchased a new computer with a CD/DVD burner. If so, don
> 't use XP to copy to CD, use the software supplied by the manufacturer and
> select the copy files option if there is no specific copy photo files
> option.
> 5.. Instead of using the Copy to CD command you used the Send to command
> and no CD drive is listed there. If you upgraded to XP you should check that
> you have a driver for your CD drive compatible with XP or first check that
> your drive is Enable for recording as given above. Sometimes you get the
> instruction to send to a writable CD drive on the list but you don't get
> writable, you get drag and drop or simply the CD drive letter. Click on it,
> provided you have checked that the drive is Enabled for recording.
> 6.. If none of the above works, check the manufacturer of the CD drive web
> site for a driver compatible with XP, particularly if you upgraded to XP.
> "susanne" <susanne@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:74A2EFF4-A57E-46E9-8A54-064B158F29CA@microsoft.com...
> > can anyone suggest software for burning photos to a cd, - not nero or
> roxio
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Re: cd burning software