Newbie w/ question about cd burning

Hi. I was wondering if someone could help me. I’m trying to burn a cd from itunes. I have windows 2000. I created a playlist and clicked on burn cd. This is what happened:

  1. A message came up that said, “Burning CD…initializing”
  2. Then is said, “writing (name of song)”
  3. Then, before it got to the 2nd song a message said, “cancelling the disk burn” and another message popped up saying, "the attempt to burn a disc has failed due to an unknown error (4201).

I tried a few times and I just wound up ruining some blank disks. The disks I am using are Fujifilm cd-r (up to 12x write speed). I have burned music on these cd-rs before but not in itunes.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please no technical jargon, I am only a newbie.

How old are the discs you are trying to write too? 12x write speed says they are old and that is probably why you are getting the error. Try with some newer media (discs)