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Can't read a data CD created with Roxio's Easy CD Creator 5

Postby kaleo on Fri May 02, 2003 7:58 pm

I created a data CD on a CD-R with Easy CD Creator 5. When I try to access the cd on my other computer I get the message: "D:\ is not accessible. The device in not ready". I know its not the drive because I can access and read other cds with it. So I must be doing something wrong when I'm creating the CD. I made sure I chose the option to close the cd so it is readable on any other computer. I even got the message "Writing information for standard CD-rom access" when I ejected the CD after writing to it. I checked the properties of CDs that I am able to access and noticed the file system is CDFS. The CDs that I tried to create have a file system of CDUDF or UDFRDR (I have no idea how I got different file systems). My CD-RW is a Sony CRX140E. The drive I'm trying to read the CDs on is a Toshiba XM-5502TA. I've wasted a half dozen CDs already. I hope its something simple I'm missing. Any help would be appreciated.
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Postby Inertia on Fri May 02, 2003 8:54 pm

Read the thread at screwy roxio. The problem is very similar to yours, although you are experiencing the problem on a different computer.

You have used DirectCD, not Easy CD Creator 5 if the discs that you have created are using the UDF file system. Try the advice the other thread and let us know the results. Your 6x Toshiba XM-5502TA CD-ROM is very old and may be contributing to the problem.
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