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Erase a Re-writable CD/DVD on Windows Vista or 7 without using any Software

Like Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 come with a built-in feature to burn CD/DVD as well as to erase (format) re-writable discs.
Although the feature is very similar to Windows XP, the steps to burn or erase a disc on Windows 7 and Vista are a little bit different.
For details how to erase a CD/DVD on Windows XP

Note that you can only erase "rewritable" discs (not "recordable" discs). For the differences between the disc types, 

Warning: At the end of this guide, all existing data on your disc will be erased!!!


  1. Insert a re-writable CD/DVD disc into the CD/DVD drive.
  2. Navigate to "Computer" (Double-click on Computer from your desktop or press Windows key + E)
  3. Right-click on the CD/DVD drive and select "Erase this disc"



  4. At the wizard Burn to Disc click "Next"

    Windows will start erasing the disc and automatically close the wizard when finish.

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