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Copy CD's Onto Your Computer

Posted by Box Off My Computer on October 26, 2009 at 5:45 AM

Ok, here we will talk about how to copy a CD onto your computer. It's easy enough to do just follow these instructions.

Insert the CD you want to copy into your CD Rom drive

Within a few seconds, your computers default music player will open, probably Windows Media Player or iTunes.



Here we will tell you how to copy (rip) your CD's onto your computer using iTunes.

If your computers default player is iTunes then iTunes will automatically open when you insert a CD.

The player will then ask you if you would like to import the CD. Click 'YES' and iTunes will begin to copy the CD into your iTunes library.


Please watch this video tutorial about importing CD's to iTunes. It explains all.

Click here to watch the video.

Windows Media Player

Here we will tell you how to copy (rip) your music onto your computer using your Windows Media Player.

If your computers default player is Windows Media Player it will look like this when it opens,

At the top of your media player you will notice the different 'tabs' available. To copy your music select the 'Rip' tab.

When you click 'Rip' your computer will gather the info required from the CD and it will look something like this,

Click 'Start Rip' to begin copying the music. It will take a few minutes to rip, but you will see the progress as the player copies each song.

When the rip is complete your CD will have copied into 'Library', click on the 'Library tab to see the music stored on your Windows Media Player.

From here you can play your music, rename music, create playlists, burn CD's etc.

For more Windows Media Player help, click here.

Categories: Computer Basics Help, Learn How To, Music, Pictures And Files Help

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