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cd erasing

I am trying to erase a cd. The instructions say to go to the navigation pane and click erase cd. Where is the navigation pane and how do i get to it?
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SpiritX MS MVP replied on

Built-in to Windows

Erase a CD or DVD

The Navigation Pane is in the main panel of Start - Computer

Excellent forum for CD/DVD questions


How To Erase A CD-RW/DVD-RW. Free, Quick, Easy.

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Active@ DVD Eraser is an easy-to-use free software to erase DVD-RW, DVD+RW or CD-RW media
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