Don't-Miss Optical drive Stories
Daisky wants to store files in a way that will make them available to future generations
Nick248 asked the Answer Line forum about optical drives. I figured it was time to go ver the various types of CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs, and the drives that read and write to them.
Philip Peters asked if we will have drives that can read DVDs in ten, 20, or 50 years?
A41202813 asked the Answer Line forum for the best way to turn a bootable optical disc, like a CD or DVD, into a file that you could burn back into a bootable disc.
Need to copy a CD or DVD to a disc-image file? Here's how to create an ISO in Windows.
Spiderowych has a high school graduation DVD that no longer plays properly. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.
Cyberknight asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum about safely handling infected external media
Group-deal and flash-sale sites such as Groupon, LivingSocial, and Rue La La promise restaurant meals, brand-name goods, and great services at deep discounts. Here's how to use these sites to your advantage.
Kenb asked the Desktops forum onto what type of media he should backup his files
John Probert complained that he couldn't boot from a CD or DVD
Not sure what photo backup method to use? Learn about the benefits of online backup services, hard drives, and optical discs.
It's possible, but first you need to ask yourself the question: Is it worth the bother?