You might be the architect who has a digital blueprint of the structure of a building stored on a cd. In such cases, it is important to copy cd to another cd as a backup. Because who knows what might happen to your precious data.
In this article, we will show you how can you copy cd to another cd in Windows 7 as a backup. We are doing this task on Windows 7 because that’s what some people prefer to use, people who have old generation processors who can’t run Windows 10 on their system.
Without further delay, let’s get started.
Steps to Copy CD to Another CD
First, we will just copy the data present inside the original cd and then duplicate it into another blank cd.
Step 1: Insert CD inside into the CD-ROM, let your system analyze the CD, it might take some time.
Step 2: Windows will automatically pop up a folder of an inserted disc. Else you just have to navigate to the disc folder locally.
Step 3: In the top left corner of the File menu, click on Organize.
Step 4: Select to choose Select All from the dropdown list.
Step 5: Select the required files and do a right-click on select Copy from the menu.
Step 6: Now paste the copied data from the cd to any drive, you can also create a new folder inside the drive and paste it there for no confusion. Just press Ctrl + V to paste the copied files.
Now that we have finished copying data of files from the original cd, let’s head towards copying the same data into a blank cd also known as “burning a disc.
Steps to Burn the CD
Follow the steps mentioned below to burn cd in Windows 7.
Step 1: Remove the original cd from the CD-ROM, just go where the disc is located in the Windows file explorer, do a right-click, and select Eject.
Step 2: Now insert a blank CD into the CD-ROM, and let your system analyze inserted CD.
Step 3: Open Windows DVD Maker, search in the search bar.
Step 4: Next, click on the Choose Photos and Videos button.
Step 5: A window will appear of Windows DVD Maker where you can organize items with DVD menu settings.
Step 6: Click on Add Items located at the top right corner of the menu.
Step 7: Browse and select those files that you want to copy into the CD. Or you can just use the drag and drop method into Windows DVD Maker.
Step 8: Here, you can order the items and give a title.
Step 9: Click on Next in order to edit the format and ratio.
Step 10: Click on “Next”. to edit the options and choose to select “Customize menu” to edit more options.
Step 11: Finally, press the “Burn” button to burn the DVD.
That’s it for now, hope this helps! We are glad to know your thoughts in the comment section below. Till then, stay tuned for more info.