Depending on the environment, you may or may not want to allow users to be able to burn CD’s or DVD’s on certain computer systems. Enable or disable CD burning capability in Windows 7, XP or Vista with this registry hack.
1. Go to Start > Run and type regedit. This will open the registry editor. Navigate to the following registry key:
2. Look for a key called “NoCDBurning”. If it does not exist, you can create a new DWORD value under the Explorer Folder by performing the following steps:
3. Click Edit > New > DWORD Value. Name it “NoCDBurning” without quotes
4. Double click on “NoCDBurning” and you can set the value to “1” to disable CD burning or set it to “0” to enable it.
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.