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My music cd won't play after burning any ideas why? Answered

I copied some old cassettes (vie my home audio system cassette player) into my laptop through the microphone jack input. BUT, when I burned the disk in Windows Media Player burner it won't play on my cd players! Only on the laptop or desktop computer players. I think it copied in WMA format (Windows Media Audio ) and I need to copy it in MP3 format. Anyone know an easy way to fix this? It copied in real time into my laptop about 59 minutes of music.  I know you guys (gals too) know how to do this. Thanks for your help. Triumphman (Pro Member)

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PiXie . (author)2011-05-24

I think everything with wma files is OK but have you done Music disk, not data disk?
Try to convert wmas to mp3 online or download software for this

http://media.io/ should be good place to do it online :)
Hope it helps

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RedneckEngineer (author)2011-05-24

Make sure you finalized the CD. I had same problem with some I made and forgot to finalize them and they wouldn't play on anything except my desktop. Once you do they should play on most newish CD players.

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Mike73 (author)2011-05-23

check google for wma to mp3 convertor.
There are free programs available that'll just do this job.
You already may have such a program on your computer.

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tragicallyhip (author)2011-05-23

Convert to Mp3 and burn at 4x write speed (slower is better) higher write speeds can't be read properly.


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