O'Reilly logo

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Third Edition by Michael Miller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 31. Ripping and Burning CDs

Your computer's hard disk stores all sorts of information. Many users use their hard disks to store digital copies of their favorite songs. You can then play your digital music on your PC, using a music player program like Windows Media Player or Musicmatch Jukebox.

In addition, if you have a recordable CD drive (called a CD burner) in your computer system, you can make your own audio mix CDs. You can take any combination of songs on your hard disk and “burn” them onto a blank CD—and then play that CD in your home, car, or portable CD player. You can also use your PC to make copies of any CD ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required