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Adaptec`s Updates~~Roxio

 

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5-3-0: Adaptec Updates
  1. Patch for Easy CD 3.5c and Direct CD 2.5d
  2. Update for Easy CD Creator 4.0 or 4.01 to 4.02
  3. Patch for Easy CD 4.02 and Direct CD 3.01, date: 4-17-2000
  4. Update for Easy CD 4.02a and Direct CD 3.01a, date: 6-29-2000
  5. ECD 4.02d_D5 and Direct CD 3.01c_D5. A04-01
  6. Patch / Update for Easy CD & Direct CD, to versions 4.02e1 -3.01e1, date: 11-16-2000
  7. Update to Easy CD version 4.03 & Direct CD version 3.03 date: 01-19-2001
  8. Roxio now has a site to check for all your updates
  9. Reports from Members on Roxio`s update for XP (Big Brother)
 

Adaptec is now Roxio, you should check here first: Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions.

follow the link - - - >  http://www.roxio.com/en/support/roxio_support/software_updates.jhtml

 

 

5-3-1: Patch for Easy CD 3.5c and Direct CD 2.5d

Adaptec is now Roxio, you should check here first: Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions. Unfortunately many of these links do not work now due to Adaptec splitting to form Roxio. The text is still available.

follow the link - - - >  http://www.roxio.com/en/support/winupdates.html

Recorder Support Update Patch for
Easy CD Creator 3.5c and
DirectCD for Windows 2.5d

1. Before you use this patch, make sure you have Easy CD Creator 3.5c and/or DirectCD 2.5d installed

(not earlier or later versions).

How do I know which version I have?

DirectCD for Windows

  1. Find the directcd.exe file in the directory where you installed DirectCD (usually c:\Program Files\DirectCD).
  2. Right-click on the filename.
  3. Select Properties from the popup menu.
  4. Select the Version tab. File version is the first item at the top.

All Other Windows Software

Select "About" from the Help menu.

2. Read what's included in this patch

The patches are cumulative, so all the changes listed below for previous versions are included in the current patch.

Additional Recorder Support

These patches are designed primarily to add support for new CD recorders, and that's all that most of them do, with the exception of the bug fixes noted below.

You can check the CD Recorders & Support database to see whether your recorder is supported.

Fixes in Previous Versions Which are Also Included in This Patch

3. Download

Before you download any software from this site, CAREFULLY READ THE DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE LICENSE.

BY DOWNLOADING ANY FILES FROM ADAPTEC, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILES.

Use this patch with Easy CD Creator 3.5c and DirectCD 2.5d, not on previous or later versions.

posted Mar 13, 2000
filename: floppy107.exe
click here to download ~ 1.3 MB

4. Install

Double-click on the file floppy107.exe in your download directory.

5. Click here if you have any trouble using this patch file.

 

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5-3-2: Update for Easy CD Creator 4.0 or 4.01 to 4.02

Adaptec is now Roxio, you should check here first: Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions.

follow the link - - - >  http://www.roxio.com/en/support/winupdates.html

1. Read the version history (you probably want this patch).

IMPORTANT NEWS: We are experiencing problems with these patches under Windows NT 4. If you are using NT 4, please do NOT attempt to use these patches. We will fix the problem and provide new patches as soon as we can.

2. Download the Standard or Deluxe patch, depending on which software you have

Before you download any software from this site, CAREFULLY READ THE DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE LICENSE (click here).

BY DOWNLOADING ANY FILES FROM ADAPTEC, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILES.

IMPORTANT: These patches only work on English versions of Easy CD Creator. We will be releasing the various language versions soon and will announce them in the newsletter as soon as available. We apologize for the inconvenience to our international customers.

Standard Version

(You would have this if you received Easy CD Creator bundled with your CD recorder or PC.)

Posted: March 15, 2000
filename: english402std.exe
click here to download (~1.3 MB)

Deluxe Version

(You would have this if you bought Easy CD Creator as a separate package.)

Posted: March 15, 2000
filename: english402dlx.exe
click here to download (~1.9 MB)

If you are using AOL: click here to download instead.

Note: These patches also include the 4.02a recorder support update, which only adds new recorder support. See the CD Recorders & Support database for a list of new recorders added.

3. Install

If you have any 3.x version (in addition to your 4.x version) of Easy CD Creator installed, we strongly recommend uninstalling it before running this patch.

Double-click on the appropriate filename in your download directory.

4. If you have any trouble using this patch file

Some potential causes of interference with this patch:

5. If you cannot use the 4.02 patch above and still need additional recorder support for 4.01, click here. If you don't have 4.01 and need it, click here to download.

You can also get the updates for Jewel Case Creator.

If you'd like to receive notification by email when new updates become available, subscribe to our CD-R newsletters.

 

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5-3-3: Patch for Easy CD 4.02 and Direct CD 3.01, date: 4-17-2000

Adaptec is now Roxio, you should check here first: Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions.

follow the link - - - >  http://www.roxio.com/en/support/winupdates.html

Recorder Support Update Patch for
Easy CD Creator 4.02 and
DirectCD for Windows 3.01

  1. Before you use this patch, make sure you have Easy CD Creator 4.02 and/or DirectCD 3.01 installed (not earlier versions).

How do I know which version I have?

DirectCD for Windows

  1. Find the directcd.exe file in the directory where you installed DirectCD (usually c:\Program Files\DirectCD).
  2. Right-click on the filename.
  3. Select Properties from the popup menu.
  4. Select the Version tab. File version is the first item at the top.

All Other Windows Software

Select "About" from the Help menu.

2. Read what's new in this patch

This patch updates Easy CD Creator to version 4.02c and DirectCD to version 3.01c.

It primarily adds support for additional CD recorders, as listed in the CD Recorders & Support database, plus a few bug fixes (click here to read about the changes in Easy CD Creator, and here to read about the changes in DirectCD).

If your CD recorder is already recognized by Easy CD Creator and DirectCD, and you are not affected by any of the changes mentioned, you DO NOT NEED this patch.

3. Download

Before you download any software from this site, CAREFULLY READ THE DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE LICENSE (click here).

BY DOWNLOADING ANY FILES FROM ADAPTEC, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILES.

Use this patch with Easy CD Creator 4.02 and DirectCD 3.01 or later, not on previous versions. This patch does NOT work with Easy CD Creator version 4.01; you must first download and apply the patch to update Easy CD Creator to version 4.02. If you have a version of DirectCD earlier than 3.01, click here.

posted: April 17, 2000
filename: ecdc402-dcd301_upv402c.exe
CLICK HERE to download 1,272 KB

4. Install

Double-click on the file ecdc402-dcd301_upv402c.exe in your download directory.

5. If you have any trouble using this patch file, click here.

If you'd like to receive notification by email when new updates become available, subscribe to our CD-R newsletters.

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5-3-4: Update for Easy CD 4.02a and Direct CD 3.01a, date: 6-29-2000

This is an update to A01 or EZ CD Creator 4.02a & DirectCD 3.01a.
This will update 4.02a and 3.01a to 4.02c_D3 and 3.01c_D3
You will find this file in Dell`s Knowlegde Base, here.

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5-3-5: ECD 4.02d_D5 and Direct CD 3.01c_D5. A04-01

Article from Dell`s KB

Storage: Adaptec CDRW-EZCD 4.02 and Direct CD 3.01, Multi OS, Multi Language, Multi System, v. 4.02d_D5 & 3.01c_D5, A04-01

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5-3-6: Patch / Update for Easy CD & Direct CD, to versions 4.02e1 -3.01e1, date: 11-16-2000

Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions. Includes fixes, more burner support and OS support, (Windows Me.)

follow the link - - - >  http://www.roxio.com/en/support/winupdates.html

 

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5-3-7: Update to Easy CD version 4.03 & Direct CD version 3.03 date: 01-19-2001

Please take the time to read the instructions and check your previous versions. Includes fixes, more burner support and OS support, (Windows Me.)

follow the link - - - > http://www.roxio.com/en/support/winupdates.html

 

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5-3-8: Roxio now has a site to check for all your updates.

Roxio now has a site to check for all your updates, please follow this link -->    http://www.roxio.com/en/jhtml/support/webcheckup.jhtml

 

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5-3-9: Reports from Members on Roxio`s update for XP (Big Brother)

Jeff,
I did go ahead and install the update. I am already using Windows XP and Roxio 5 basic on my Dell. My system is a 1 Ghz PIII system using a Sony CRX160 drive. Nothing exotic here. There seems to be no real difference in performance after installing the udpate with the exception that I can now write to CD-RW discs at the full rated speed of the CD-RW discs as well as the full speed of my CD-R discs. I did not experience any hitches or problems with the download or with installing the update. The download speed from Roxio's site was somewhat poor, but other than that, no problems at all.

Steve

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