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CD-RW

Compact disk-read-write Informatics A rewritable compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of data; CD-RW is an active storage medium, allowing repeated data additions. Cf CD-ROM.
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Hewlett-Packard Co (HP) has been ordered by a German court to pay royalties on every CD writer it sells in Germany.
The Elantec(TM) Product Group's EL6119C laser driver enables optical disk drive manufacturers to quickly develop a DVD/CD dual writer drive from existing CD writer drive designs.
So if you have a problem with your PC, your CD Writer refuses to burn or your OS is playing up, nip into UK Computing Chat - or your ISP's equivalent - and see if they can help.
I also appeared on Pass The Buck with Eammon Holmes and won a stereo system and CD writer, which has proved invaluable now."
The MediaFORM CD-2510, which sells for $10,195, includes a Yamaha 4x CD writer, an autoloader, and a multiformat controller, all with a three-key interface and automatic-format recognition.
WHETHER you want to make your own CDs or simply back up important files, a CD writer is the cheap, easy solution.
In China, Indonesia, Russia and the Ukraine, around nine in ten programmes are knocked up by a bloke with a CD writer rather than bought legitimately.
Criminals can make dozens of copies of original software in a matter of hours using a home computer fitted with a CD writer.
One answer is to buy a CD writer that lets you "record" your spare files on to a CD.
A CD writer, enabling you to churn out discs yourself, costs pounds 300.
Cambridge Multimedia Systems plc introduced two desktop CD writer products, called RomMaker and Archiver.