troubleshooting Question

Why can't I open audio files(.cda) copied from a CD to my computer?

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I copied an audio cd to my computer, a windows 10. The files are in .cda format. When I try to open them with Windows media player from the copied files on the desktop, they won't open. However, when I click on the e: drive containing the actual CD, windows media player opens them and I can listen.

Why is this happening? Why don't the copied files play after being copied to my computer? Can you help with this? I want the audio files on my desktop so I can listen without inserting the CD.
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