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How do you format a CD-R?
There is a CD-R that I want to format but i don't know how to. Is there a method or a piece of software that I can use to format the disk? I'm currently using Windows XP SP3. Please leave an e-mail so I can tell you if it works.
- dysentry_boyLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
You don’t format a CD-R.
Run your application and record onto it.
You can only record onto a CD-R one time.
- Frank NLv 51 decade ago
You cannot format a CD-R.
A CD-R is a writable CD only, it is empty and formatted from the factory, ready to except data.
You need a CD-RW disk, which is, writable, erasable and rewritable many times.Source(s): Microsoft Certified