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How Can I Use a Script to Automatically Queue Up Files That I Want to Burn to a CD?

Hey, Scripting Guy! In Windows XP, how can I use a script to automatically queue up files that I want to burn to a CD?-- BD Hey, BD. Well, unfortunately, we have some bad news for you: there’s currently no way to burn a CD using a script. You see, the problem is that - oh, wait a second: you just want to queue up the files that will be ...

How Can I Determine the Size of All the Items Currently in the Recycle Bin?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I determine the size of all the items currently in the Recycle Bin?-- T D-L Hey, T D-L. You know, if we wanted to, the Scripting Guys could probably change our name to the Recycle Bin Guys; that’s because we get so many questions about scripting and the Recycle Bin. So why haven’t we changed our name? Well, ...