If i can't burn a cd or dvd do i need to download a program or do i need an ext burner?
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does teh drive in ur pc support burning functions on the media you are trying to write to? if you have no burning software, windows xp and up has the ability to burn media, you can also use nero to perform basic burning tasks.
right click on my copmuter, click manage, go to device manager, find ur disc drive. what does it say there?