2864Re: [NTO] re-writable CDs
- Mar 5, 2002On 3/4/02 4:37 PM, Ray Shapp wrote:
>Are re-writable CDs suitable media for use in backups of PC files? When I
>last read about the technology, the re-writable media weren't reliable
>enough for many routine re-write cycles.
>Also, most re-writable CD burners
>couldn't append new files to a CD without destroying previous contents. In
>order to write 10 new megabytes to a CD that already had 100 MB, one had to
>copy the 100MB to the hard drive, and then write all 110 MB to the CD in a
>single, uninterrupted operation.
>Thanks for your opinions.
Burners have improved considerably from the state you describe. I use
one all the time for drag and drop file saving. They aren't perfect yet
and you need to try several different brands of CD-RW disks to find the
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