Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe Document Part Number: 383416-001 February 2005...
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Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe LightScribe is a direct disc-labeling technology that provides a simple way to create precise silk-screen-quality labels for discs. All you have to do is burn, flip the disc, and then burn again. Creating a label uses the LightScribe-enabled optical drive of your computer with enhanced disc-labeling software, and specially coated CD or DVD discs (sold separately).
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe Frequently asked questions ■ How do I know if I have a LightScribe drive? It will display the LightScribe logo (shown above). ■ Can I upgrade my current DVD-RW drive to work with LightScribe media? You cannot upgrade your current optical drive to be LightScribe capable.
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe ■ Can I use my PC for other things while I am burning a LightScribe label? Yes. LightScribe does not require your attention during the label burning process. You can continue using your computer for other tasks while the label is being burned.
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe Tips and tricks Before you begin, take a moment to review these helpful suggestions: ■ Choose a design that fits your needs. The LightScribe software that came with your PC has a number of pre-designed templates for any occasion.
Before you can create a LightScribe label, you must install the required software. If you are using a notebook, install the software included on the HP DVD Writer disc in the “Required for Setup” bag that is included with your notebook. Insert the disc and follow the on-screen instructions.
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe Creating a LightScribe label Burning a label with LightScribe is a separate process from burning data, music, or picture files onto a disc. Depending on the LightScribe software you use, you can create a label before or after you burn files onto the disc.
Using InterVideo DiscLabel to create a LightScribe label 1. Click Start, All Programs, InterVideo DiscLabel, and then click InterVideo DiscLabel again. 2. Select a template style from the Template menu and click Apply. 3. Double-click the title text box, if present, or click Add Text. 4.
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe 12. Click Add Image and follow the on-screen instructions to browse to and select an image file. 13. Click and drag the image to the desired area on the label. You can resize the image by clicking and dragging the sides or corners of the image.
Using Sonic Express Labeler to create a LightScribe label 1. Click Start, All Programs, Sonic RecordNow!, and then click Express Labeler. ✎ You can also open the Express Labeler from within RecordNow! by clicking Label Disc. 2. Make sure that Disc Label is selected in Step 1: Select Project.
Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe Creating a LightScribe label with iTunes (select versions only) iTunes works with Sonic Express Labeler to conveniently burn labels on a data CD or audio CD from iTunes. The playlist you create in iTunes to burn a disc is automatically imported into Express Labeler so that this information is available for you to use on your LightScribe label.
Restoring LightScribe software To restore or reinstall LightScribe software on your notebook, insert the HP DVD Writer disc and follow the instructions on the screen. Creating Disc Labels on Your Notebook Using LightScribe...