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How do I burn an existing playlist in my iTunes on to a CD

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How do I burn an existing playlist in my iTunes on to
a CD – using my Samsung Ultra thin SE-208 DVD Writer?
I am using a Mac OSX 10.9.5
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you.
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Can you tell me please exactly what happens when you fail?
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I remove the 'burned CD' and attempted to play it on two different CD players.
Although there were twenty tracks on the iTunes playlist the CD player indicates
1 48.01 and there has been no sound from three attempts using fresh CDs
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Can you tell me the exact specification of the CDs you have been using please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sony CD-R 700MB
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Can you put it in the computer, one of the CD's and tell me what then happens please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I get the usual note that I've inserted a blank CD action – open finder - click ignore or OK (which I've been selecting
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
ook, and in Finder, what does it show on the CD?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
recordable cd and burn
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
but what does it actually show you ON the CD? This is what I need to know please.
I can see you are a first time user to the site. What we do here is either a question and answer type of conversation or remote support where I would actually connect to the computer and have a look and attempt to fix the problem for you.
Remote support can save a lot of time if you are not comfortable performing repairs yourself. Sometimes even with instructions you can make a mistake and make things worse.
I will send an offer through for remote support and should you accept I will connect and see what is going on and fix the issue. Otherwise we can continue to talk like this but I will need to ask a number of other questions and try and walk you through some steps.
Both options are 100% guaranteed by the way. Remote is just quicker and avoids the risk of you making a mistake and doing something wrong.
If you want remote click get extra help. If not simply reply to me.
Thanks,
Richard
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
untitled 6KB - no items
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
ok, burn a file to the disk within finder. Any file, just to see if its actually working.
Let me know the results please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it's working even on a photo file. I only get, 1 track recording a window saying that
the disc can't be verified. Should I try another with music on it?
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
yes please and let me know how this goes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nothing I'm afraid. It still registers that it's burning only one track although I selected two.
There is no sound when I insert the CD into the player!
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
ok, before you said "I only get, 1 track recording a window saying that
the disc can't be verified. Should I try another with music on it?"
What exactly did you mean with this statement?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I put a fresh CD into the DVD writer, placed two tracks from a random playlist
and clicked burn. The process appeared to work fine (with a music file) no mention
of verification problems, BUT still no sound when the disc is played...
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for that
To confirm, in iTunes you Select the playlist and choose File > Burn Playlist to Disc correct?
Note that If Burn Playlist to Disc doesn’t appear in the menu, the playlist you selected can’t be burned to a CD because it contains items with usage restrictions (for example, a song your computer isn’t authorized to play).
can you confirm this is how your doing it please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
THANKS Richard – you've highlighted a problem that hadn't even occurred to me.
I would not have purchased the DVD writer If I had known. Most of my music is pre-1970s
and older. I wanted to burn a selection for friends but it looks like NO GO!!!
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
ok, that explains it then!!
If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.
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