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How to delete Files Waiting to Be Burned to Disc in Windows 7

Description: This article outlines the process of deleting files that are waiting to be burned to a disc in Windows 7. This process will fix most situations where windows will present the user with a balloon tip notifying the user that there are files waiting to be burned, but when the user clicks on the balloon tip, no files are shown.

  1. Open the Start Menu by clicking on the Start button.
  2. Type shell:cd burning in the Search programs and files field.
  3. Press the Enter key on your keyboard or click on the shell:cd burning link to open the Temporary Burn Folder.
    Windows 7 Start, Search Box
  4. Delete all of the Files shown.
  5. Restart your computer to complete the process.