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How do you burn a CD in Windows 7?

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To burn a CD in Windows 7, insert a writable disk into the burner drive and select Burn files to disc using Windows Explorer. Name the disk, click With a CD/DVD player and click Next. Drag files you want to burn into the disk folder, click Burn to disk, then follow the prompts.

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  1. Insert the disk and select burn options

    Insert a writable disk into the burner drive on you computer. Select Burn files to disc using Windows Explorer from the AutoPlay dialog box that appears. Alternatively, click on the Start Button, select Computer and double-click your disc burner if the AutoPlay Dialog box doesn't appear.

  2. Name the disk

    In the Burn a disc dialog box, name the disc in the Disc title box, select With a CD/DVD player option and click Next.

  3. Choose the files you want to burn

    Navigate to the folder where the files you want to burn are located and then drag the files into the empty disk folder. To select multiple files, hold the "Ctrl"key on your keyboard while clicking the files you want to burn.

  4. Burn the files to the disk

    Click Burn to disk on the Toolbar, and follow the prompts in the wizard. Wait for the burning process to complete, and the disk tray to open, before you remove the disk.

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