XP: Erase a CD-RW Disc

   Posted March 23, 2004 by David Kirk in Windows

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This Tech-Recipes tutorial contains stepwise directions for erasing a CD-RW disc.

To erase a CD-RW disc, complete the following steps:

    1. Place your CD-RW in your CD-RW drive.
    2. Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop.
    3. Right-click your CD burner and select Open.
    4. In the CD Writing Tasks pane, click Erase this CD-RW.
    5. Click Next in the Welcome to the CD Writing Wizard dialog box.
    6. The Erasing the CD dialog box appears as the disc is erased.
    7. A message is displayed when your CD-RW is ready for use.

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David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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