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FPCH New Member
May 30, 2007
I have backed up my files onto a CD-RW disc but when I modify one of the files and try to save it on the disc it tells me I can't as the file is read only. How can I do this without having to delete the whole disc and start again?


Jan 22, 2003
USA, Nebraska
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Hi sayandy;
You can't.
You could if you used a software program to specially format the disk so it would work like an oversized floppy. I wouldn't do that though because the disk likely wouldn't work on some computers unless they had compatible software.