Re: Generating Standalone Programmes
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "pendl2megabit"
> > Do a Google for 'Direct CD'. It used to belong to Adaptec, but
> > knows who it belongs to nowadays.with the first
> It was Adaptec, but it is Roxio now.
> > It worked after a fashion, but tended to be unreliable: a CD that
> > was readable one day had no data on it the next time it was put
> > in the drive.
> I am using DirectCD for some years now, I had the same problems
> version I used.problems any
> I am now using release 22.214.171.124 and it is very stable, I had no
> more.newer ones and
> Release 7.x is available now.
> You may have problems with very old CD drives, but not with the
> not with writers.the whole
> > The downside was that you couldn't actually delete
> > or overwrite anything in real terms: it just rewrote everything
> > further up the disc and if you kept deleting and changing things,
> > you eventually ran out of space on the disc.
> I am using DirectCD for my daily backups to a CD-RW and I delete
> contents before a FULL backup to avoid this effect.the whole
> I am doing INCREMENTAL backups without deleting the contents.
> DirectCD creates multisession CDs, that is why you should delete
> contents from time to time.running Win2k
> I am using filesystem compression too for my backup CD-RWs (I am
> SP4).I'll bet it wouldn't work for me!
> I am creating rewriteable CD-Rs too, without problems.
So you're saying you are using Direct CD with CD-RWs and
"rewriteable" CD-Rs as well? The latter system is reliable?
I imagine I would have to pay for a copy of that :o( I'm not
a Scot for nothing; it hurts me to pay money for anything,
particularly for something that isn't likely to work.
At the risk of going even further off topic, Stefan's comments were of interest
to me as I have a laptop that has for some months refused to recognise any DVDs
or write anything to CDs. It plays music CDs and reads data CDs, including
homeomade ones, perfectly happily. I tried the suggestion below which appears to
make no difference. Any other ideas?
All the best,
----- Original Message -----
From: pendl2megabit <pendl2megabit@...>
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 11:49 PM
Subject: [libertybasic] AW: Generating Standalone Programmes
> you may disable all the AutoPlay options of the CD-writer.
> Under WinXP they are found in the properties sheet of the drive.
> This is a general advice for any burning software, if it doesn't function