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There are no files in my dvd drive still it gives me fake notification of there are file waiting to be burned.

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And when I click on the notification it shows me this window.

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I have LG DVD writer and I am using Windows Vista Home Edition.

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When you drag and drop some files into a CD drive in Explorer, they aren't burned immediately -- instead Windows saves a copy in a CD Burning cache folder hidden deep inside Local Application Data. (This is because direct writing requires special software.)

In Windows Vista, the cache folder is*:

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\CD Burning

%USERPROFILE% will be autoreplaced with your user profile (C:\Users\Searock).

If there are any files in that folder, remove them.


* Should be. I haven't upgraded from XP yet, so I had to google out the path.

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+1 Thanks for your answer, that's really nice of you. I couldn't find any CD Burning folder, but there is a folder called Burn. I deleted the files inside it and it did the trick. – Sam Sep 5 '10 at 3:16

Try enabling hidden files. I suspect that there may be some in there, but they are just not visible.

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Thanks for the advice : ) – Sam Sep 5 '10 at 3:17
    
I'm glad you figured it out! – Jesse Jackson Sep 5 '10 at 3:26

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