I use Quicken and have for several years to keep a record of bank accounts. To backup
Quicken accounts, requires a "formatted" CD. For sometime, I used
Easy CD Creator/DirectCD in order to format a CD. It did the job (usually)
but was unstable with Windows and "intelligent" me decided to uninstall it.
Well, now I'm unable to find any "free" or "shareware" software that will format a CD.
I'm not ready to spend big bucks to purchase Roxio or Nero
(plus I'm not sure either program will format a CD) to accomplish this task.
I can't believe it's been this difficult to find a plain and simple program that will
format a CD. It appears I've reached the end of a fruitless search.
You may want to rethink your backup method. The USB "memory key's" are much more reliable than the old Packet writing method of CD writing (direct CD, and the other versions such as Nero's InCD, Sonic DLA and the new Roxio version - drag to disc). I have MS Money and it writes to the hard drive but I'm also able to "backup" my money file to a memory key (you always want two copies - never keep just one copy, if wherever you keep the one copy has a problem all is lost). You can buy multiple gigabyte memory keys cheap.
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