Error message when you try to burn files to a writable disc in Windows Vista: There was an error burning this disc

Error message when you try to burn files to a writable disc in Windows Vista: There was an error burning this disc

Article ID : 934544
Last Review : April 2, 2007
Revision : 1.0

SYMPTOMS

When you try to burn files to a writable CD disc or to a writable DVD disc in Windows Vista, you receive the following error message:

There was a problem burning this disc.
There was an error burning this disc. The disc might no longer be usable.

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CAUSE

This behavior occurs if the following conditions are true:

• A file has a dollar sign ($) character in the file name extension.
• You are using the Mastered disc format to burn the files.

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WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, rename the file name extension of the file.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Business N
• Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Basic N
• Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Starter

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Keywords: 
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