When people refer to using a CDR/RW as a big floppy, they're usually talking about using a packet writing app. The built-in burning app in XP doesn't do that. It merely saves up the files destined for the CD and then eventually burns it as an ISO. Roxio's Drag-to-Disc works fine on my XP system as did DirectCD before it. AS the other reply indicated, you can have all the CD burning apps you want installed, but only a single packet writing app. I would advice disabling the built-in XP burning applet and try again with Drag-to-Disc. Personally, I never could get InCD to work for any length of time on my system, but that was several versions ago.
Were the files read-only, or was the disc read only? Did XP identify it as a cd burner or merely a cd drive?
Originally posted by 4kaz
I am so frustrated. I want to be able to use a CDR-W like a big floppy. I used to drag-to-disk function present in XP, but everything was read only...I tried everything to remove the read only but couldn't. I copied the contents to my hard-drive, erased the disk, did a full format of the disk...to try over. I tried then with Nero's InCD...couldn't get it to do anything. Then I tried Easy CD Creator 6's Drag-to-Disk function...couldn't get it to do anything either. Then I tried Instant CD-DVD...still nothing. I then upgraded my aspi in case that was it...still nothing worked. So, I have uninstalled all of my CD burning software in case they were in conflict with each other. What should I do now?