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Error Copying From CD-RW HELP!


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Onestep

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I have a very big problem. I have a CD-RW with some problem on it that I recorded on there for safe keeping. I went to get one of the programs off of the CD-RW tonight and copy to my desktop and I got the following error message: "Error Copying File or Folder: Cannot read from the source file or disk." Does anybody know how I can get my programs off of the CD-RW? I have bought a new CD burner and these programs were put on using my old burner, if that helps. Many thanks and all help is deeply appreciated.

Edited by Onestep, 08 April 2005 - 08:52 PM.

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First, CDs go bad, they warp, they scratch, they break down in sunlight

It's worth noting, though that depending on how the laser is calibrated, different CD-lasers can be slightly off, so you may have luck reading it with the old drive or another drive.

I know that is little consolation in the middle of the night while you are trying to get something done.

Try cleaning the CD in warm soapy water, pat dry. and stick it in another reader if possible
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Hi Computer Geek,
Thank you for responsing and the issue has been resolve. I got a program called "Bad Copy Pro" and it saved me. Many thanks.
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neat....was it able to recover teh entire disk, or just part of it?

I am curious.

And, if you're so inclines, the site has a new review section, if you'd care to add it.
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Hi Computer Geek,
It was able to pull every file off and the disk was completely full. I highly recomend this program.
Bad Copy Pro
http://www.jufsoft.com/badcopy/
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