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Hi, this is probably an old topic, but I couldn't find an answer in former postings ... anyway: I made some files in a Mac and burnt them in a CD. When I try to save them from the CD to the desktop of a PC (Win XP), it shows the message "cannot copy file: cannot read from the source file or disk" Any ideas?

Thanks in advance! laugh.gif

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Possibly, although if that were the case you would not be able to view the CD. Most likely you have a bad CD, some flaw in it or some dirt on it. Try cleaning it.

Next put in into a slower CD drive. I recoved a cd that had actually been broken in half, by putting it in the slowest cd drive in the office.

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I burnt the CD again in a G5, at minimun speed (1x) and still have the same problem mad.gif There are 12 files in the CD and I can only copy the first 3 (the FMP icon doesn't even show for the rest of the files ...) tongue.gif

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Try the CD in a different PC. The drive may be faulty.

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There is a serious problem with the CD read/write software in XP - it seems to be incompatible with any standard CD read/write software. Did you use a CD-R or a CD-RW? Did you use the built-in software?

I tried to load a solution on a customer XP machine using a CD-RW. XP not only refused to read my CD but destroyed it!

Any possibility of using a floppy or a Zip disk?

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Get a Compact Flash drive or use your digital' camera's

Possibly upload to ftp or email it to your self!

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