how do I copy a CD-R onto my computer

November 22, 2010 at 15:08:40
Specs: Windows XP
CD_R filled with very special photos

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#1
November 22, 2010 at 15:20:43
very simple, put the CD in the cdrom, double click on my computer (if you don't get the pop-up) double left click on the cdrom drive, when it opens, click one file, go up to edit and click on select all (they turn blue) right click on any of the blue files, scroll down and click on copy.

now go to a blank spot on your desktop, right click and select new folder and you can name it. Once it is named right click on the new folder and left click on paste.
That will put them all into that folder.

You can also click and drag them from the CD to the folder...google for that,
http://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...
it's real easy.
Good Luck

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#2
November 23, 2010 at 18:29:19
If you want to edit the photos you will have to change the read only attribute.

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#3
November 23, 2010 at 20:42:34
'If you want to edit the photos you will have to change the read only attribute.'


really fred? Never heard of that before....hmmm

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#4
November 24, 2010 at 12:29:05
Fred has a good point, many people don't know that when you pull files off of a CD or DVD, the file will have the read only attribute checked.

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#5
November 24, 2010 at 13:22:22
'many people don't know that when you pull files off of a CD or DVD, the file will have the read only attribute checked.'

After you copy & paste? WOW, that's a new one for me because i edit tons of pics that I copy to my PC from a CD and have never had that problem...learn something new every day i guess, but that may not be one of them.

Even importing from the CD using Picasa, I have never run in to that problem...go figure ;-)

Why don't we wait to see if the OP has the same problem, it will be interesting if he ever replies.

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#6
November 24, 2010 at 14:02:46
Maybe it's changed since the old days. To be honest with you I haven't copied anything from a CD since probably Win98 or win2k. Perhaps the newer OS's remove the read only attribute when copied back to a hard drive.

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#7
November 24, 2010 at 20:39:43
I just imported pics from CD to Picasa and had no problem editing them.

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#8
November 25, 2010 at 15:36:44
Editing yes, how about saving them as the same file?

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#9
November 25, 2010 at 20:23:21
all the same, no problem. I have never had a problem editing or saving pics from a CD or DVD.

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