Windows encountered a problem when trying to copy this file cd

I get this error when dragging files to the cd. Tested the temp directory and there is no rights issue - I can create files and directories there.
Windows XP SP2. Also installed Imapiv2 patch.
Ben KeyserOwner/EntrepreneurAsked:
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spiritfanConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I heard you can fix this by clicking start, run, then type "msconfig". In your System Configuration window click on the Services tab and then check "hide all Microsoft services" box. Then, do a restart (you might get the message saying that you've disabled some of these things). Turn off Norton also, and then if it is working turn each back on one at a time until you find out which one is causing the problem.
 Also, if that doesn't work try using System Restore to restore your system to a date before the problem started happening.
Ben KeyserOwner/EntrepreneurAuthor Commented:
System restore - no option. Just done clean install and the problem was there right away. No norton, but F-Secure. Had it turned off, no change.

This cd burning software is an MS service, isn't it?
Do you have any other information on the error message that you get when you try to drag the file such as a DLL name or anything else?
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Ben KeyserOwner/EntrepreneurAuthor Commented:
Nope, nothing. Not even an entry in the event logs.
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Ben KeyserOwner/EntrepreneurAuthor Commented:
I think Nero might be a solution. I'll try that
-Mystique-Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You might want to try the older Nero 6, if Nero 7 gives you problems too.  I know that Nero 7 has issues with DVD burning, that Nero 6 didn't have, a case where the newer version has major flaws that the older version didn't have.
And remember, the thing Windows seems to be excel at most, is "encountering problems!"
Ben KeyserOwner/EntrepreneurAuthor Commented:
We ca split the points between all attemtping to find a solution. The actual problem was an ID10T error - the user purchased the incorrect format dvds for his dvd writer, which was indicated as +r. He bought -r.

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