Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget

Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget

The Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget makes burning discs quick and easy. It sits on your desktop (if enabled) so you can conveniently drag and drop files on to it while you work. CyberLink Power2Go prepares the media for burning, and provides instant burning when you are ready.

The Desktop Burning Gadget is now available in all versions of Windows, and uses the following icons:

Gadget Icon
Power2Go Function
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The Data Disc gadget. Drag and drop data files on this icon to burn data to a disc.
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The Audio CD gadget. Drag and drop music files on this icon to burn an audio CD to disc that plays on a conventional CD player.
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The Video Disc* gadget. Drag and drop video files on this icon to burn videos to a disc.
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The Copy Disc gadget. Click on Power2Go burnbu41 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget in this gadget to copy the contents of one disc on to another. For detailed information on copying discs, Copying Discs and Saving Disc Images.
Power2Go note Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget

Note: *optional feature in CyberLink Power2Go. Check the readme file for detailed versioning information.

Enabling the Desktop Burning Gadget

When you first install CyberLink Power2Go, the Desktop Burning Gadget is automatically enabled. When it is running, the Power2Go dbg ic55 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget icon displays in the Windows notification area (system tray). Double-click on it to view the gadget, or right click on it for more options.

If the Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget is not running, you can enable it by selecting the CyberLink Power2Go > Desktop Burning Gadget option from the Windows start menu.

Burning with the Desktop Burning Gadget

To burn a disc with the Desktop Burning Gadget, do this:

  1. Locate the files on your computer that you want to burn.
  2. Drag and drop all of the files you want on your disc to the appropriate Desktop Burning Gadget icon, i.e. music files to the Audio CD gadget, video files to the Video Disc gadget, etc.
  3. Click on Power2Go burnbu56 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget in the Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget to begin the burning process.
Desktop Burning Gadget Burning Tips

The following are some tips you many want to be aware of when burning with the Desktop Burning Gadget:

  • To switch between functions in the Desktop Burning Gadget, click on the arrows at the top of the icon Power2Go gadget34 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget .
  • Click on the Power2Go gadget36 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget icon in the bottom left of the Desktop Burning Gadget to open a window and view a detailed list of the content to be burned.
  • All music discs burned with the Desktop Burning Gadget are in the audio CD format.
  • If you drag and drop video files onto the Audio Disc icon, CyberLink Power2Go extracts the audio from the video files for burning.

Configuring the Desktop Burning Gadget

Right-click on the Power2Go dbg ic27 Power2Go Desktop Burning Gadget icon in the Windows notification area (system tray) to view a list of options of configuring the Desktop Burning Gadget.

The list of options include:

  • Always on Top: select to keep the Desktop Burning Gadget on top of any other programs you are running.
  • Start Program When System Starts: select to auto launch the Desktop Burning Gadget whenever you turn on your computer.
  • Erase Disc: select to erase a re-writable disc that is currently in the disk drive.
  • About: select to display CyberLink Power2Go version information.
  • Help: select to open this he
    lp file.
  • Exit: select to close the Desktop Burning Gadget.