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How can i remove write protected disk from my CD-R disks?

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Last response: in Storage
September 18, 2011 1:37:10 PM

can i remove write protected disk from my CD-R disks?

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September 18, 2011 2:11:11 PM

What do you mean hedgie? I can't quite tell what you are asking here.
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September 18, 2011 4:14:25 PM

All files written to a CD-R disk are given the write protected attribute, this cannot be changed until the file is copied back to the hard drive.
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September 18, 2011 9:58:51 PM

Cd-r doesn't have re-writing unless you use live burn. Essentially once it's burned it's done. you can enable live-burn On windows vista and newer computers in some way or another. I haven't used it in a while but it's a feature built into windows when you are going to burn a disk. Not sure if you can edit files you have already made though, never experimented with it.
September 19, 2011 9:51:51 AM

I think all the responses given here have answered my question.....A friend of mine made some 'Drive Image Back up Discs for my old computer on blank CD-R discs so I thought it would be nice to be able to re-use them. Burnt I suppose he has 'burnt' them once and for all ..... When I put them in it said they were 'write protected' full stop!

Thanks anyway!