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I have recently backed up some pictures from a WINDOWS ME computer, by burning on a cd, and now when i put that cd in my WINDOWS XP computer it says the cd is blank, i recently read that Windows ME burns cds in FAT32 format and my windows xp computer is NTFS, so is there anyway i can get these pictures off this cd and onto my Windows XP computer, my Windows me computer has crashed.

but 1 of 3 cds that i had burned worked on my windows xp computer, and the other 2 cds, once they had shown up as not blank and the pictures were there but now their not...
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FAT32 and NTFS are file systems for hard-disks.
File-system for CD is CDFS. Burning a CD in any OS can read by any other OS.

There can be multiple reasons, for the other two CDs not working.
Can u try the CDs on another CD-ROM drive?
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