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Using The Cd-R And Cd-Rw Function; Using The Dvd-R/Dvd-Rw And Dvd+R/Dvd+Rw Functions; Backing Up A Cd Or Dvd; Problem Solving - IBM ThinkPad 73P3315 User Manual

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Using the CD-R and CD-RW function

The Multi-Burner drive can write to both CD-R and CD-RW discs. CD-R discs
cannot be erased, but can be used with standard CD-ROM drives and CD players.
You can use CD-R discs to record audio tracks, store data, archive files, and copy
files from another CD.
CD-RW discs can be erased and rewritten, but can be used only with newer MR-
and CD-RW-compatible CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives. You can use CD-RW
discs to back up, store, and update files or to copy files from another CD.
Notes:
1. CD-R discs are playable on audio CD players. CD-RW discs are not playable on
2. The software included with this drive does not enable the drive CD-recording
For more information on using the software, refer to the IBM RecordNow and IBM
DLA help information on the Software and User's Guide Super CD.

Using the DVD-R/DVD-RW and DVD+R/DVD+RW functions

The Multi-Burner drive can write to DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD+RW
discs. DVD-R and DVD+R discs cannot be erased, but can be used with standard
DVD-ROM drives and DVD players.
You can use DVD-R and DVD+R discs to record audio tracks, store data, archive
files, and copy files from another DVD.
DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs can be erased and rewritten, but can be used only
with newer MR- and DVD-RW-compatible DVD-ROM drives. You can use
DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs to back up, store, and update files or to copy files
from another DVD.
For more information on using the software, refer to the IBM RecordNow and IBM
DLA help information on the Software and User's Guide Super CD.

Backing up a CD or DVD

To copy a commercial CD or DVD, you must own the copyright or obtain
permission from the copyright owner. If you do not own the copyright or do not
obtain permission from the copyright owner, you might be violating copyright law
and might be subject to payment of damages or other remedies. For more
information on copyright law, consult your legal advisor.

Problem solving

Computer problems can be caused by hardware, software, or user error. The
information in this section might be useful to help you solve problems or to gather
helpful information you can pass on to a service technician. You might also need to
refer to your computer, operating-system, or sound-adapter publications.
Review the following list for any problem descriptions that might fit your
situation.
most audio CD players.
capabilities with DOS, Windows 3.x, or IBM OS/2
®
operating systems.
Chapter 2. Using the Multi-Burner Plus drive
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