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How To Burn Music to a CD Using Windows


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You can easily create a music Compact Disk (CD), using Windows built-in features as a CD burner. Follow the below steps to successfully and without problems, burn your music favs to a CD.
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: Varies

Here's How:

  1. Click on the Start Menu, then click My Computer.
  2. Go to folder that has the music you want to put on the CD.
  3. Select the songs you want to burn to CD.
  4. Right-click on the songs you've selected, click Send to and click on CD-RW Drive.
  5. Go back to My Computer. In the Other Places list on the left, click on My Computer.
  6. Double-click on the CD-RW Drive icon.
  7. To the left of the songs you have selected, look at a list of links called CD Writing Tasks; Click on Write these files to CD.
  8. The Windows CD Writing Wizard will begin working. Type the name you want for the CD in the provided box and click Next.
  9. Windows will prompt you to insert a CD. Insert an unused writeable CD and click Next.
  10. Windows will burn the music to your CD. When the wizard is finished, it will close automatically.

What You Need

  • An unused writable CD
  • A CD-RW Read-Write drive
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