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    need help can someone please help me?


    Hi, I was wondering if there is a program that will help me delete files off a cd? I want to delete and ISO I've burned on to a disc. is there any software out there that will allow me to do this?

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    Hello and Welcome!

    Are your discs re-writable? f not, then you're out of luck.
    If they are, then most burning software will do this for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayd512 View Post
    Hello and Welcome!

    Are your discs re-writable? f not, then you're out of luck.
    If they are, then most burning software will do this for you.
    I think it is.. it gave me the option to leave it open.. can gnome cd master do the job?!?!?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfosseneuve View Post
    I think it is.. it gave me the option to leave it open.. can gnome cd master do the job?!?!?!
    leaving the disc open means you can continue to write data to it, it doesn't mean that data can be erased. Needs to be CD-RW at least.

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    Best to copy the contents of the cd to the computers drive, shred the original cd , delete the unwanted files then write a fresh cd! Job done.
    Good luck .. Barry

    Edited for relevance:

    File roller on most Linii will edit an ISO (I think, it does on my Ubuntu based distro)

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    Yeh just like rrl and jayd512 said, it needs to be a CD-RW disc. Look on the disk and see if it says "CR-RW" on it. Could be just a CD-R, and if it's that you're out of luck buddy.

    Best bet then is to do what bazcor said, unless it's your last CD. ( I hate when I run out of CD/DVDs, very disappointing ) Sounds like a trip to Big Lots to me.

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