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pcuser42
01-09-2011, 04:46 PM
I'm not quite sure how long this issue has been going, but on Mum's PC whenever Windows Explorer tries to burn a disc the wizard disappears prematurely, leaving the disc forever burning until the computer is restarted, and the CD may or may not be usable. ImgBurn on the same PC works perfectly, the same drive works perfectly in my PC and a different drive in Mum's PC has the same issue. A fresh user account doesn't have this problem, so what setting might have mucked itself up?

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

Speedy Gonzales
01-09-2011, 05:04 PM
Sounds like the built in burning has a prob, if Imgburn works OK. Could be a corrupt profile, if you created another profile, and it works OK

pctek
01-09-2011, 06:17 PM
Why care? Imgburn beats the pants off Windows.

pcuser42
01-09-2011, 06:32 PM
But it's a lot more extra steps to burn from Windows Live Photo Gallery ;)

bot
01-09-2011, 07:39 PM
Lazy :p

pcuser42
01-09-2011, 09:05 PM
Lazy :p

No, Mum can't remember them all :p

Speedy Gonzales
01-09-2011, 09:11 PM
Yup window's built in burning has been crap since XP. Only thing that does work is the ISO burning in Vista / Win7

Iantech
02-09-2011, 08:36 AM
No, Mum can't remember them all :p

Doesnt she own a pen and some paper? :p

pctek
02-09-2011, 08:37 AM
Extra steps? Launch Imgburn, browse to files, select, click burn.

pcuser42
02-09-2011, 09:42 AM
Extra steps? Launch Imgburn, browse to files, select, click burn.

Select photos to burn, copy them to another folder, then browse (clicking the unlabelled icon to do so) and select Burn.

In WLPG, simply click File -> Burn. :illogical

Agent_24
03-09-2011, 08:48 PM
Yup window's built in burning has been crap since XP. Only thing that does work is the ISO burning in Vista / Win7

Really? It managed to screw up last time I tried it.

X2 vote for Imgburn.


Select photos to burn, copy them to another folder, then browse (clicking the unlabelled icon to do so) and select Burn.

In WLPG, simply click File -> Burn. :illogical

You don't need to copy anything to a new folder, I don't know what you're doing, but it's not how I use Imgburn.

pcuser42
03-09-2011, 10:53 PM
Gee, thanks for the help guys. :rolleyes:

Agent_24
03-09-2011, 10:57 PM
Since the problem is dependant on the user profile, you may find it faster\easier to set up a new user profile, copy the files over, and delete the old one, than trying to actually figure out what the problem is.

Not the best approach I guess, but I for one have no clue how to fix Windows' burning issues. I don't even use it so mine could be faulty without me even knowing.

Trev
03-09-2011, 11:35 PM
Same here. I use Nero because thats the burning program I know how to use.
:)

Speedy Gonzales
04-09-2011, 01:12 AM
I dont use the ISO burning in Windows either, I use Poweriso, or CdburnerXP (now that it works). If you use CDburnerXP (and it doesnt find the burner), you need to install Intel Matrix Storage Manager (For Intel systems - so I found out. I had to install Intel Rapid Storage Technology) according to the CDburnerXP site, and it worked, or AMD Raid Drivers (For AMD systems, according to the CDburnerXP site)

pctek
04-09-2011, 09:03 AM
Select photos to burn, copy them to another folder, then browse (clicking the unlabelled icon to do so) and select Burn.

In WLPG, simply click File -> Burn. :illogical
Why do you need to copy them to another folder? You just select them, the act of choosing them and burning does not alter them in any way.

Sorry no help with Windows because it's what I have told everyone with a problem with it, and never use it myself.

Agent_24
04-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Doesn't Imgburn have a "burn with Imgburn" shell extension or is that only for burning ISO images etc?

pcuser42
04-09-2011, 11:52 AM
It doesn't in WLPG. And I'm really not sure why I copied files to another folder...