How to Burn Microsoft Word to CD

by Jason Candanedo
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Microsoft Word is a word processing program from Microsoft. Documents generated from Microsoft Word are referred to as "Word" documents. These "Word" files can be placed on a CD disc, in the process known as "burning." CD discs' large capacity make them ideal for storage.

Step 1

Insert a blank CD-RW disc into the CD burning drive of your computer.

Step 2

Click on the "Start" button located on your desktop, and click on the "My Computer" icon.

Step 3

Find the Microsoft Word document and click once on it to select and highlight the file.

Step 4

Click "Copy this File" in the "File and Folder Tasks" category section.

Step 5

Click on your CD burning drive that is displayed in the dialog box.

Create and type a title for the CD in the "Burn a Disc" window. Click on the "Next" button. The burning process will begin. Your Microsoft Word document will be burned


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Jason Candanedo is currently a student at Empire State College, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in social theory, social structure and change. He has been writing since August 2008 on his political blog and since September 2009 as a freelance writer for various websites.

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