Error message when you try to burn files to a writable disc in Windows Vista: "There was an error burning this disc"

SYMPTOMS
When you try to burn files to a writable CD disc or to a writable DVD disc in Windows Vista, you receive the following error message:
There was a problem burning this disc.
There was an error burning this disc. The disc might no longer be usable.
CAUSE
This behavior occurs if the following conditions are true:
  • A file has a dollar sign ($) character in the file name extension.
  • You are using the Mastered disc format to burn the files.
WORKAROUND
To work around this behavior, rename the file name extension of the file.
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Article ID: 934544 - Last Review: 04/02/2007 18:15:51 - Revision: 1.2

Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Business N, Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic N, Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Starter

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