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EZ CD Creator success

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surfjok2000

Guest
#1
I recently installed Easy CD Creator 5.02 (build 314) on my Windows XP Home Edition PC (without Take Two), did not reboot, applied the xp_up_platinum.exe patch from Roxio, rebooted and Voila. Everything works, even directCD. I did not upgrade using the 5.02b patch, because I think I have the latest build (314), so it appears Roxio have sorted out their problems.
 

Akash

OSNN Senior Addict
#2
excellent.

I dont know about DirectCD as it never has appealed to me however adaptec easycd itself installs fine on my machine with the xp patch.

Problem was that there are a few glitches at times.

I use Nero most of the time... was annoyed because installing adaptec easycd5 has managed to disable the windows explorer integration cdwriting.
 
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PJC

Guest
#3
Can you download these files from anywhere but roxio's site as I can not get the download page to load ?:confused:
 
#5
hmmmm....

A m8 told me he got ez cd creator working on XP no probs... never beleived him... now i c it's possible :)

L33T working m8 :)

MdSalih
 
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PJC

Guest
#6
Thanks akash
but these are the links I am trying
I get a cannot find server error in IE are the files on any other download sites?
 

Akash

OSNN Senior Addict
#7
hmmm they were ok for me
tell you what... i'll download them and upload them to some freespace i got hanging about

will post the links as soon as im done (am on a dialup so may take a little while)
 
3

3ABXO3

Guest
#8
always worked on my xp...

but anyways, i don't use it anymore, since it adds extra base when burning music cds
 
P

PJC

Guest
#9
Akash many thanks for your kind offer but the links now seem to be working for me ( on about the 50th try) and i am downloading them as i write this.

:D
 

Akash

OSNN Senior Addict
#10
lol ok no probs :)
i was just uploading them :)

Glad it works... i downloaded one file that i didnt have and that you may have wanted... xpsafe.exe... when iw ent there.. it was extremly slow so i guess the problems you were having were related to overloaded servers their end.

Enjoy burning
 
P

PJC

Guest
#11
I just had alook to see what XPsafe was for and it turns out I dont need it as I am installing in XP.
The roxio site seems much faster this morning maybe it was just busy.
 
A

azlan

Guest
#12
After few times reinstall and patching EZCD and wasted few cd-r's for test burn, I still got the old problem, EZCD just stops writing at 3-10% of the burn process. WWWWHHHHYYYYYYY????:(
 
V

ViCiOuS

Guest
#13
NO EZ CD CREATOR SUCCESS

i'm running adaptec (roxio) easy cd creator 5 (basic) and also running windows xp - the corporate edition

i downloaded the xp_up_basic patch and when i tried to install it....it says that roxio easy cd creator 5 is not found on your system!!!!!

i dont understand the problem. its right in my program files folder!!!

i also tried to apply the xp_up_platinum patch in case i was mistake of my version but that didnt work either.

PLEASE HELP ME!!!!

THANK YOU
 
A

azlan

Guest
#14
From Roxio dissussion board

> I've been having a problem installing the update patches, where the patch
> would tell me that it could not find a valid roxio product ( for the 502b
> update ) and that Roxio Easy Cd Creator was not installed ( the
> XP_UP_Platinum.exe).
>
> I was frustrated to no end.
>
> I decided to call support, and after waiting on hold for 30 Minutes, they
> gave me the information necessary which corrected the problem.
>
> 1. From the control panel, go to Add/Remove Programs and remove Easy CD
> Creator 5.0 Platinum. He said it may ask for the installation CD, however
> in my case it did not.
>
> 2. Bring up "My Computer" and go into the Program Files folder. Look for a
> folder named "Adaptec". If it exists, remove it. Then go into the Common
> Files folder ( Also under Program Files ) and delete the folder called
> "Adaptec Shared"
>
> 3. Start the registry Editor. ( Click Start Then Run Then type REGEDIT and
> click OK) Expand the HKEY_CURRENT_USER folder, then expand the "software"
> folder within it. Look for an Adaptec folder. If it exists, delete it. Now
> go to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder and do the same thing. (Expand the
> SOFTWARE folder and look for an Adaptec folder, delete if it exists)
>
> 4. Insert the Installation CD and install the product. If it tells you that
> Direct CD does not support your burner, just tell it to install anyway.
> After installation, when it askes you to reboot click NO.
>
> 5. Run the ecdc_v502b_up.exe patch. At this point I was thinking to myself
> that it was not going to work. I was shocked when it actually ran DUH! It's
> so simple. Click the migrate button to apply it. If you've gotten to this
> point and the patch ran, then odds are everything will be OK, otherwise I
> don't know what to tell you.
>
> 6. Reboot the machine. According to the support guy, the machine should
> boot up fine. If you machine boots up ok, then proceed to step 7. If your
> machine seems to hang on the Windows XP bootup screen (The one with the
> moving green bar) then you will need to power down your machine, and reboot.
> Upon rebooting, you should get the maintenance menu. You want to boot into
> "Safe Mode", which is the first option in the list.
>
> 7. Run the XP_up_platinum.exe. Click the migrate tab to install. Then
> reboot your machine.
>
> 8. You computer should boot up without problems ( even if you had to apply
> #7 in safe mode).
>
> I hope this helps those of you with the same problem which has caused grey
> hairs to sprout on my head where I had previously pulled the old ones out
> over this issue.
>
 
J

JimGarb

Guest
#15
I got the same thing. And I tried every step. OOOOHHHH!!! I'll never get this working!!!!:mad:
 
V

ViCiOuS

Guest
#16
still no success

As i said before the update patches say that it can't find ez cd creator on my system even though its in my program files folder

i would try the uninstall thing but i dont have the installation cd...the adaptec/roxio program came with my computer so there's nothing i can do about it.

is there any solution to this madness?!?

thanks

p.s: any input will be helpful

is anyone else having these problems or is it just me???

thanks again
 
B

blinky

Guest
#18
I had the same problems with easy cd creator under XP, but I finally got it to work. Here's what worked for me: I did a clean install of ecdc platinum. Then I selected the project selector from the startmenu and started ecdc creator. Then I immediatly closed it. When I tried to update to 5.02b it suddenly found ecdc on my disk. When i didnt startup ecdc creator, before updating to 5.02b I also got the message : no valid roxio product exists. Maybe this works for you to!!
 

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