The Burning Problem of CD & DVD production
Ever burn a CD that seems to work until you try it on another
Ever get sick of CD burning mis-runs that have you buying more and more expensive CDs?
The CD is not the problem, rather it is how the CD is burned that is the problem. Some programs interfere with the CD burning process at various levels, which is why it is necessary to close all programs before burning CDs.
By way of example, your CD-Burning program sends a shell command or reference to launch a DLL procedure or another program in the Windows operating system. Your resident anti-virus scanner then intercepts this message using a system hook. Occasionally, while the program or procedure to be launched is scanned for viruses, the CD-Burning program either overtakes the launch of the program being scanned and moves onto the next step without the vital information that the awaited program or subroutine was to provide, or otherwise times out waiting for the unlaunched program to respond. In such cases, the CD burning program moves on to the next step in the process before the current step is completed. Such reversals in the operating procedures of any CD-Burning program can easily result in corrupted data. This can have consequences ranging from pops and hisses in your music tracks to burned programs that are corrupted beyond operability. A classic symptom of this problem is the production of a CD that works on your computer, but will not work on anyone-else's computer. If this has happened to you, then you need Clear-It!
Clear-It simplifies the process of burning CDs and may even save you from ruining CDs in misruns, not to mention the frustration and embarrassment caused by the failure of a CD on another computer, when the same CD had tested perfectly on your computer.