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Problems burning and reading discs

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I burned a CD-RW on my laptop to transfer the files from the disc to a Dell desktop with no internet connection. Then I erased the CD-RW disc on the Dell desktop and burned files on it to transfer to the laptop. I checked the contents of the disc on the Dell to make sure everything was on it. But my laptop cannot read the disc. I suspect the CD-RW drive in the Dell computer is dying and maybe it burned things incorrectly or something like that. I used ImgBurn to burn the files.

Is there anyway to get the laptop to read the disc? And does it sound like the Dell has a faulty CD-RW drive?
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First you need to tell us if your Dell is able to read the burned disc, if both the laptop and the Dell cannot read the disc then your cr-rw is either finish or it is the cd-writer on your Dell that is damage.

Try to erase the content of the cd-rw and burn something on it from your laptop, if you are able to burn it and then read it then it is probably your cd-writer on your Dell that is damage.

cd-rw are useful but they are not reliable, their life can vary dramatically from one disc to the other, you should buy an usb key and use that to transfer the files from one computer to the other.
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