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6-4-1] Roxio - Drag-to-Disc (a/k/a DirectCD)




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This article is from the CD-Recordable FAQ, by Andy McFadden (fadden@fadden.com) with numerous contributions by others.

6-4-1] Roxio - Drag-to-Disc (a/k/a DirectCD)

(2005/11/15)

Platforms supported: Windows, Mac
See http://www.roxio.com/

This used to be sold as a separate product. As of November 2005 it wasn't
listed on their web site, and it's hard to tell what products, if any, it
is still included with.

UDF-based packet writing software. Check the compatibility list on the web
site to see if it works with your CD recorder and your firmware revision
level.

DirectCD for Windows versions older than 1.01 conflicted with some
scanners. Be sure to check the Roxio web site for the latest version.
Note that DirectCD for Windows 1.x and 2.x may not support the same set of
drives on all operating systems; for example, 2.0 only worked with drives
capable of using CD-RW media. If you're running WinNT, you need 2.x.

NOTE: There seems to be a great deal of misinformation about how to disable
DirectCD for Windows. See section (3-45) for more information.

One other note about DirectCD for Windows: in some situations you may have
trouble reinstalling it. If so, try removing (or renaming) scsi1hlp.vxd,
usually found in c:\windows\system\iosubsys\.

Uninstalling DirectCD v3.01 or v3.01c may disable access to CD-ROM drives
under WinXP and Win2K. See section (4-49) for details.


 

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