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Posted: 8/8/2005 6:22:56 PM EDT
Okay guys I need to get a new cd/dvd burner as I now have win xp as my os and and my original Easy CD Creator 4 is not supported on win xp. I checked out the upgrade Easy Media Creator 7.5 for 99.99 with a 30 dollar mailin rebate, which comes with a dvd burner. Other than that I have no clue where to start. I would like to get into dvd burning but in the past I only used my burner for data cd's (.ppt presentations) and the ocassional music cd. Any help would be great as I have no clue how much to spend or which is the best and which is the worst.

Link Posted: 8/8/2005 6:27:16 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 6:28:46 PM EDT
first thing you need to do is run the removal tool, to remove the old cd burning software roxiozap

just buy a new drive from a local store or from newegg, it will come with new cd burning software included.
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 6:32:09 PM EDT
Check your current burner's company website and see if they have a free driver download or patch that will make it compatible with XP.
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 6:54:41 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/8/2005 7:04:27 PM EDT
get it from newegg.com like in the above link

i have gotten numerous parts from there(including a DVD burner) and no problems at all
Link Posted: 8/20/2005 7:05:18 AM EDT
Thanks for the help guys. I am going with the newegg piioneer burner.

Link Posted: 8/20/2005 7:54:53 AM EDT
Fuck everything else.

Buy a DVD burner that has Nero either as part of a bundle or else stand alone.
If not, spend the $70 or so to buy your own stand alone copy of Nero.

Don't forget to download DVD Shrink / DVD Dycryptor and get a Netflix account.
Link Posted: 8/20/2005 10:58:40 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2005 12:03:52 AM EDT by Helldog40]
Link Posted: 8/20/2005 4:24:05 PM EDT

Link Posted: 8/20/2005 6:00:28 PM EDT
I'd get Nero for a program
roxio is known to fuck up the registry so that your cd drives disapear
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