WMP Burns, Yet Nero Doesnt

By cabrone ยท 11 replies
Apr 18, 2002
  1. When i make an audio cd in windows media player it works fine, no problems burning. Yet when i use nero, newest version, it gets like half way through and says error burn process failed, Communication Error. Im burning audio cds with both yet nero wont work. Any ideas
  2. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    Check on the Nero site. I believe you have to get a patch for it, you can't use both Nero and WMP on the same machine with XP. I ran into that too, I think Nero has a patch.
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Why? What prevents people from having multiple cd-burning applications in the same operating system? Nero, DiscJuggler, CDRWin, Feurio! and Easy CD Creator all work together.
  4. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    I am not refuting you however, I have had many of those and others installed and they would not work together, especially Nero and Easy CD, had to uninstall some of them.
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    I know its not recommended. But I (in an act of despiratoin to burn this certain .iso) installed Roxio EZ-CD 5 Platnium after I had already been using Nero 5.5.x.x and now both work flawlessly. I also use CDR-Win. I burn a coaster less than 2% of the time.

    Mitsumi 4x4x24
  6. cabrone

    cabrone TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 153

    following boeing's advice first i downloaded the newest version, thus this fixed my problem thanks for the help, always great to work out a problem that quickly. :grinthumb
  7. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Glad it helped, but I just wanted to say that I have used almost every piece of burning software available. All installed at the same time, and all worked fine. But I guess it varies from machine to machine.
  8. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    It must, I had Clone CD, Nero, Easy CD, and CD-maker 2k on my machine and nothing worked.

    On my XP machine now is Clone, and Easy Cd, I burned an MP3 cd the other day and it sounded absolutly terrible in my cd player. I am going to burn another one to see if it is Easy or the media or my burner !
  9. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    I always convert my MP3s to WAV first, then I burn them to a CD.

    The reason being I don't trust the built-in MP3 encoder/decoder. Most of the burning programs I've tried come with low-quality mp3 encoders, so the MP3 to CDA conversion is probably equally cruddy.

    What I don't undestand is why Nero won't work. It is totally independant of other system software components... Or so I thought.
  10. cabrone

    cabrone TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 153

    well i didnt have the newest version of nero, and the newest version is advertised on the site with the words in bold underneath "Compatible With Windows XP" so i guess the other version wasnt compatible all the time with windows xp... thnx for helping me solve this so quickly
  11. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    I use Nero/CloneCD/and XP's burning facilities, without any problems.

    The only issue with Nero, is you can only use it if you are Administrator.
  12. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I didn't know that, I only log in as administrator. But that is usefull information.
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