Windows XP Patch: CD Burning Update

This update addresses several CD Burning issues that are discussed in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) Article Q309691 and Q320174. Download now to prevent problems with CD Burning.

When you copy files or folders to a compact disc-recordable (CD-R) or a compact disc-rewritable (CD-RW) by using a compact disc recorder, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • The disc recording is consistently unsuccessful.
  • You cannot read the disc by using Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98, but you can read the disc in Windows XP.
  • You cannot read the disc in an MP3 player, but you can read the disc in Windows XP.
  • You are able to read the disc in an MP3 player, but not all of the files on the disc are available. However, all of the files on the disc are available when you read the disc in Windows XP.
  • When you add files or folders to a disc that already contains data, some files are lost. This may occur if one or both of the following conditions exist:
    • A file is added to the disc, and the name of the file is the same as the name of a folder that was already on the disk. -or-
    • A folder is added to the disc, and the name of the folder is the same as the name of a file that was already on the disk.
Requirements: Windows XP Home / Pro

News source: Windows XP Patch: CD Burning Update

View: Compact Disc Recorded in Windows XP Is Missing Files or Folders or Is Unreadable

Download: Q320174_WXP_SP1_x86_ENU.exe (312k, 4th April 2002)

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