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uhm...sorry but..how do you burn CDs on your computer?
Am i only imagining that this is how people make them?
Come on there's people i know that don't like cassettes and everything.
do you use "windows media player"?
reply to this at first.
do you ever listen to mp3s on your computer?
is the cd being made from mp3s or other sound files that you already have, or are you trying to make a compilation from other cds?
i can turn them into files.
They're Winamp i'm afraid.
the music files are "Winamp"?
you listen on Winamp?
i think tyou can burn cds using winamp, but im not sure.
i'll just assume that you cant, and, as, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, i will advise you to use Windows Explorer (ie, looking through folders and files on your computer)to find the files you want, right click them and select something along the lines of "add to playlist" or "add to now playing" or something
achieve anything am i.
Uhm...i'll try that. Thank you.
yeah i do.
a programme called Nero. It's very simple to use. Maybe you can download it? I too am technically inept so can't help you further than that.
thommo, where did you get your computer from? The chances are you will have Nero or a similar piece of software.
into your disc drive and there should be a box with options that comes up. Click on 'copy album to computer' and rename the songs. it should go straight to your music area, and then rename the album. Simple as. godddddd.
did i read that wrong?
My head is still full of fairies and witches. I'm functioning properly today
i told you...
a cd drive which is capable of burning. then you use a program like nero to make a list of tracks and click 'burn'.
you can also do it from most audio programs like wmp (ugh) or itunes, which i sometimes use - just make a playlist and then choose burn.
Just Media player innit?
seriously it usually burns at the maximum rate and an audio CD burned at 40x is prone to sounding like a pile of arse. :-(
just create a playlist, put a cdr in the drive and click the big burn disc button.
how do i get this "iTunes"?
i really am this thick.
wasn't trying to be rude, just wasn't sure if you were taking the piss or not.
add your mp3s to the itunes library
rip any cds with tracks you want to burn as well
create a playlist
burn the cd
so you'll also need to rip your cds then, i assume. when you install itunes, put your albums in, right-click all the tracks and choose 'convert to whatever'.
same with mediaplayer
pour it over your computer and yourself
get a hammer.
hit your computer on the screen while lighting matches, shouting "BURN! BURN! BURN!"
and make sure you video it for youtube.
that's how i heard it's done, anyway.
i am in Windows media player but it is saying there is no device or disc in the drive. THERE IS I JUST PUT ONE IN THERE. Argh.
know how i do that?
i hate being stupid.
getting someone else to do it for you :)
Anyway, Theo has arrived. So all will soon be well.
Thommo sounds like he SHOULD be a Mac person. Windows hasn't ever been kind to the technically inept!
What sort of computer? A laptop or a big hulking desktop?
How many optical (i.e. CD) drives on it?
That sort of thing.
Actually if you put a blank CD in the drive before opening Windows Media Player, see what options it gives you for working with that drive - the little window will pop up. Check what software it's suggesting you use...
one CD drive at the moment, the internal.
A case of Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't I?
it whirrs a bit
sory of my life etc.
i can't even make a slightly risque gag, bloody fat fingers.
or for most of us just the one finger. Sick bastard!
although i suppose they're small and stubby rather than fat. My fingerS.
it is still possible you have said software on there.
First, you say WMP didn't recognise the CD, which is odd.
Can you open my computer and make sure the CD drive is there?
but it calls itself a DVD drive.
is no one else getting the joke?
close down windows media player and everything.
Make sure you're plugged into the wall and then reinsert the blank CDR.
After a few seconds it should whirr to life and then give you the options of what to burn to it with.
Laptops generally come with software pre-installed. My Sony Vaio certainly did.
thanks for your help but it seems helpless.
Sorry kids, C90s for Christmas again.