Article ID : S500030998 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018Print

Why does error occur when writing data to CD-R or CD-RW media of 800MB capacity?

    Error message on the shortage of storing area accurs when writing data size of 750MB or larger to a 800MB capacity CD-R/RW media.

    This is the specifications of Windows XP.
    The maximum writable data size to a CD-R/RW media is set at 750MB. Therefore, Windows XP does not recognise an 800MB capacity CD-R/RW media for writing.