There are different types of software used for burning CDs as well as different types of CDs. CD-RW and CD-R drives can be used to burn audio and data CDs as well as copies of existing CDs. To view descriptions for the various types of CD or DVD media, click here.
Click Start then click All Programs, then click Windows Media Player
Click on the Library tab.
Click on the play list drop down arrow to the right of the Windows Media Player window and select Burn List from the drop down list.
Select the files in your library you wish to burn to CD and drag them to the Burn List panel in Windows Media Player.
Once you have complete the list of audio files you wish to burn onto the CD, make sure there is a blank CD-R or CD-RW disk in the drive then click the Start Burn button at the bottom right of the window.
How to burn data CDs
The following applications may have been preinstalled on your system. Each of them may be used for writing data CDs. Click on the application name for further information.
Open Multimedia Center for Think Offerings by clicking Start then click All Programs, then click Multimedia Center for Think Offerings, then click Multimedia Center Home.
Click on the button with the graphic CDs that is labeled Copy.
Click Disc Copy .
Insert the disk you wish to copy into the optical drive and click the large red continue button at the bottom right of the window to continue.
For systems with only one optical drive, Multimedia Center for Think Offereings will make a temporary copy of the source disk and then ask for a blank or rewritable disk. When prompted, insert the blank disk into you CD drive.
Copy protected CDs cannot be copied.
Copying or imaging discs without the copyright owner's permission can result in legal penalties. For more information on copyright law, consult your legal advisor.