Happy to help. Fuzzy -- Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum videtur. Si hoc legere scis, nimium eruditionis habes. Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur. Cras amet qui numquam amavit, quique amavit cras plus amet. Uno itinere non potest perveniri ad tam grande secretum. On Sun, 28 Apr 2002, Ewen Howe wrote: > Clear! Thanks a lot, Fuzzy! Sorry for the delayed reply. > > Ewen > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Fuzzy Logic" <fuzzman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: "[24hrsupporthelpdesk]" <24hrsupporthelpdesk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 1:14 AM > Subject: Re: [24hrsupporthelpdesk] Need your guidance on CD-R/RW! > > > > A1: No special software needed. The 700MB disks are a slight improvement > > in quality over the 650MB. I can "overburn" a 700MB disk with about 720MB > > of data most of the time, but they are only officially rated to 700. I > > use Nero. > > > > A2: Any disk that is marked as "10x compatible" or higher should > > work. I'm hardpressed around here to find anything marked less than 8x > > compatible. The difference is generally in quality. The disk written by > > the Yamaha should be quite readable on other drives. The speed rating is > > for burning, not reading. > > > > Hope that helps. > > > > Fuzzy > > -- > > Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum videtur. > > Si hoc legere scis, nimium eruditionis habes. > > Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur. > > Cras amet qui numquam amavit, quique amavit cras plus amet. > > Uno itinere non potest perveniri ad tam grande secretum. > > > > On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Ewen Howe wrote: > > > > > Q1: You know there are generally two types of CD-R disc (excluding the > > > double-density one), a 650MB and a 700MB. A few days ago when I > > > supposed to burn a CD-R with a CDRW drive on a friend's PC, I was > > > always failed with the 700MB disc but the 650MB went through > > > flawlessly. Can anyone give me some basic knowledge on the 700MB disc? > > > Do I need special software to run with it? > > > > > > Q2: I recently purchased (without deep thinking of) a 10X writing > > > Yamaha CR-RW drive and installed onto my Pt4/Win2k PC. I noticed that > > > my 'old' CD-RW disc can not been accepted any more. After reading the > > > manual, I am told that the Yamaha drive accepts only the disc marked > > > with 'High Speed'. I went to PC shops around and found that the 'High > > > Speed' CD is not so popular and there are a lot CDs (usually seen on > > > those non-popular makers) are marked no speed compatibility at all. > > > So, what is/are the difference/s between 'high speed' and 'normal' > > > discs? If a disc that is burnt with the high speed drive (like Yamaha) > > > will still been recognised (read and/or rewrite) by normal speed drive > > > on a different PC. > > > > > > Thanks in advance! > > > > > > Ewen - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.