use a CDRW like a Floppy???

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  1. LIQUID

    LIQUID #HarambeBless

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    Is there a way to use a CDRW as I would a Floppy disk...as in i can open a file from there and when im done modifing it i can save it back to the CDRW (without having to erase the whole disk)

    lets take for example when i save it from Word it saves directly to the CDRW :confused:
     
  2. Fantik

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    if you don't close the disk you can.

    but you will only be able to look at it using THAT burner (or possibly one of the same model. not sure about that.)
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yup, there's Adaptec DirectCD. You can only use it as a floppy on computers that have an RW drive and the program, but when you eject it it will temporarily finalize the disk and you can read it on other computers that have a multi-read CD drive.
     
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    LIQUID #HarambeBless

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    hmmm...thats a program correct? (Adaptec DirectCD)


    if they're going to fase out floppy's they should have thought this thru first :sad2:

    where can i purchase this DirectCD program? or is available online for free? :)

    thanks :wavey:
     
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    Yea its a program and it usually comes with Easy CD Creator.
    http://www.roxio.com/en/products/ecdc/index.jhtml

    I dont know if they are still supporting it but it pretty much just leaves the writing session open like a floppy. Most of the old adaptec software titles are now owned by Roxio so you will want to check there first.
     
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    MacandCheese Mmm Mmmm Goood ;)

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    InCD works wonders! Download it from nero.com .
     
  7. Rob

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    The technology in general is called packet writing and there are numbers programs that support it. Check out a few of the links provided and see if they fit your needs.
     

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