WMP 10 conversion to CDA format for burning CD fails

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by John Petrie, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. John Petrie

    John Petrie Guest

    When burning a CD from a licenced WMD file (or from a bunch of licenced WMA
    files), the conversion from wma to cda creates files that are 1k in size
    (instead of 40 or 50 Mb). The actual burning is fine, but a CD of 1k CDA
    files is pretty useless!

    This worked perfectly in WMP 9. I recently upgraded from WinXP SP1 to SP2
    as well. Any ideas what might be causing this?

    Regards,
    John Petrie
     
    John Petrie, Nov 14, 2004
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  2. Your created on Audio CD, that's not useless. That's what an Audio CD
    should "appear" to be. You are thinking you are burning the data files to a
    CD, which you are not.

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    Chris Lanier - http://www.msmvps.com/chrisl/

    NOTE: Replies are to help benefit others in helping
    you and reproducing issues, not necessarily for me
    to get back to you.
     
    Chris Lanier [MVP], Nov 14, 2004
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  3. John Petrie

    John Petrie Guest

    Chris, Thanks for taking the trouble to reply, but you have misunderstood my
    problem. My point is that an Audio CD (which is what I am trying to create),
    is NOT created; or, to be more accurate, I am getting an audio CD with tracks
    1k long - i.e., it will play as an audio CD, but each track lasts about 1
    second, and is mere noise. I uninstalled WMP 10 and reinstalled 9, and it
    works perfectly, so forgive me if I conclude that the problem is with the CDA
    conversion in version 10.

    Regards,
    John Petrie
     
    John Petrie, Dec 16, 2004
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