2865Re: [NTO] re-writable CDs
- Mar 5, 2002Hi Ray,
Yes they are, and easier for me to use than ZIP drives (which, by the great
are pretty darned good.)
You might shop for free software which will keep a CD open after writing to
I have Adaptec (which came with my Phillips CD-RW, but I believe it is free.)
They have a program which uses a CD-RW just as if it were a hard drive. It
worked well, but I found it is much faster to just completly delete the old
cd and write to an empty cd.
You might try compressing your files first,. When you copy from a CD
onto a hard disk, it is written as a read-only file and this can do some
surprising (but fixable) things to your ability to use some of these files.
On Monday 04 March 2002 14:37, you wrote:
> Hi Group,
> 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. . . .
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