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Computer reacts toward a normal DVD as a bootable DVD

I have a PC running XP with the following specs. When I put some DVD which contains some apps and multimedia files, and restart the machine, in the boot screen (when the name of the motherboard and ...
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1answer
26 views

DVD drive not reading

My friend brought over his budget rig for a DVD drive that wouldn't read disks to see if I could solve the problem (I can't). He's running Windows XP on an ASUS N-MX-SE Plus board, the drive is an LG ...
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1answer
38 views

DVD files not appear in file manager both windows and os x

Many thanks for reading. I have a DVD - R containing a set of MRI images along with the viewer (GE MRI machine dvd write). In my effort to browse the DVD it appears empty in both Apple and Windows ...
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1answer
578 views

All XP updates on DVD

This is a general question for all XP systems. With the end of the XP life cycle, I began to wonder how people will get a system patched to the last update. I know about slipstreaming, but haven't ...
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2answers
75 views

Windows 7 doesn't see DVD drive

I have a computer where was Windows XP installed, and everything was working fine. I've recentrly reinstalled there Windows 7 - and there no sing of DVD drive in the system. It is shown in POST ...
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1answer
254 views

How to troubleshoot an xcopy crash

I'm trying to copy a recording I made on Canon DC320 to my computer but I keep crashing with the message The parameter is invalid. I've done some troubleshooting using Process Monitor and xcopy and ...
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1answer
66 views

Can I tell which installation DVD was used for my Windows XP?

I have two Windows XP installation DVDs (that came from the OEM with my two laptops). I need to reinstall Windows on one of them but I'm not sure which one is which. Is there any way to tell which DVD ...
0
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1answer
343 views

Unable to write DVD-R(Blank DVD's)

I have a problem in dvd drive i.e. It can read CD/DVD and can write CD and all CD/DVD-RW but cannot write DVD DVD drive model is SH-S203B Samsung; I also have a log file created by nero burning rom ...
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1k views

Where can I find a DVD Decoder Codec for Windows XP? [closed]

By default the Windows XP Windows Media Player does not support DVDs. It links to their site which suggests different vendors where you have to pay for DVD codecs/decoders. I have found some free ones ...
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0answers
44 views

Dvd write fails on windows 7 works great on windows XP

When I try to burn a disc on windows 7 ultimate, I get a calibration error. However dvd burns fine when I boot into windows XP (same machine)! Little guidance please :)
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3answers
642 views

WinXP Get DVD/CD Drives Working

I have 2 different drives that are not currently working. It show's the traditional yellow flag, to indicate there are problems. When I try to run updates, it says the drive isn't there. And I ...
2
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1answer
197 views

DVD drive not visible in Explorer

We've got a weird problem in a classroom. All computers are on Windows XP Pro and they all have got the same problem: Their DVD drives ain't visible in Windows Explorer. The drive is visible in ...
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150 views

Replaced DVD ROM with DVD RW, but new drive is not detected

I have replaced the DVD-ROM drive in my computer with a DVD Writer but Windows will not detect the new drive. I have not installed any new software except a firmware update for the new drive. ...
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0answers
62 views

How to write a video DVD on Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recommended DVD Creator A friend of mine has a few .avi and .flv files (of mixed resolution and frame rate), and he'd like to convert them and burn a video DVD (VIDEO_TS ...
1
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1answer
658 views

DVDs stuttering on Pentium 4 system with 4gb RAM?

My system used to play DVDs flawlessly. Now all of a sudden, it stutters. I have tested multiple commercial DVDs (standard definition, not HD), which are clean and not scratched. All of them stutter ...
1
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1answer
73 views

is there any on-the-fly (that doesn't store intermediate iso file in the process) command line burning software for windows xp?

I have some folders with my project with about 8G of data in each of them. Once a day I create backup to DL DVDs. It would be easier for me to do it by creating a *.CMD script in every of such folder ...
0
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1answer
5k views

What do LowerFilters and UpperFilters CD/DVD driver registry settings do?

I am having trouble with a NEC ND-6650A DVD/CD drive not being recognized on Windows XP. The Device Manager gives me: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be ...
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1answer
134 views

Booting from Windows XP SP3 DVD causes BSOD

I want to repair/install the Windows XP installation on my triple-boot laptop (Win9 and Ubuntu) but when I try to boot from the Windows XP SP3 DVD I get a BSOD. The only things that have changed on ...
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1answer
79 views

DVD disc is readable for one user and not for a second user

I've got winXP machine (latest and greatest patches). When I put in a DVD disc with an original movie (e.g. kong fu panda, Bee Movie...) and two users are logged in (both are admi nistrators) only ...
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3answers
231 views

How can I get DVDs playing after a Vista to XP change?

I replaced my vista install on a Dell Inspiron 1525 with XP and have managed to get most things up and running again however I'm having trouble with playing DVDs. When I try and play a DVD I get the ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Drivers and firmware for the LiteOn ihap-122-9 DVD drive

I'm trying to replace the DVD drive in my old PC. LiteOn.com is a mess and I can't find a single working driver or firmware update there, or anywhere. Windows XP tries to use a default, generic ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How can I watch a DVD on a bare Windows XP installation?

I've tried to play a DVD using Windows Media Player on Windows XP, but I get the error message "Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your ...
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0answers
469 views

.AVI file plays to a point, but can't be copied (USB hard drive)

I have an .avi file (DVD encoded to MPEG4/DIVX ACS) that has a problem - or maybe it's the disk. The file is on a hard drive that I am accessing via a USB adapter. I can't copy the file to my local ...
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3answers
156 views

Installing Win 7 without a DVD drive

I've got the same end goal as this like named question but a different starting point. I have a Win7 Ultimate DVD (not an ISO), one XP box with a DVD drive and less than 4GB of free disk, an XP ...
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3answers
280 views

Can I rip an Australian dvd on my Canadian machine?

I have decrypter and shrink and Imgburn. XP sp3
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2answers
174 views

High-end CD/DVD burners?

Do such things exist? I wouldn't mind paying $100 to $200 for one, but it must: Have a very fast spin-up to ready time (less than one second) Have an even faster dismount time (say, half second) ...
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1answer
791 views

Aspect Ratio on Nero 9 for burning DVD

I am currently attempting to burn a screen capture file to DVD. I will admit that I know very little about the process, the terminology, and am at a loss of how to find this information. I am using ...
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1answer
2k views

How to Add/Remove Options from Auto-Play Dialog when Inserting a CD/DVD?

When I insert a blank CD, it gives me every option except the one I want (burn disc with Nero). How do I control what appears on this auto-play dialog? I have Windows XP 64-bit edition.
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2answers
5k views

Recommended free codecs to play DVD in Windows Media Player 11? [closed]

None of the MPEG-2 codecs recommended on the WMP help page are available free. Without installing a codec pack, or (at this stage) installing another media player, are there any recommended free ...
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5answers
5k views

How to Check whether a DVD Rom is Readable or Read/Writable?

My laptop comes with a DVD Rom, but I don't know whether I can burn DVD using it. Is there anyway for me to check whether that DVD Rom is just a readable device, or I can use it to burn DVD? I am ...
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1answer
144 views

Can I add a file and burn an .iso at once?

I just downloaded a Windows 7 iso from MSDNAA at school and they gave me a personal key. I'd like to add a file with my key onto the disc, but it has to remain bootable. Is there a really simple way ...
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4answers
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DVDRom full of JPGs locks XP indefinitely

I have a DVD filled with about 3.5GB of large picture files (jpgs about 4mb each). Every time I insert this disc into my computer and select the drive from explorer, it will lock up the explorer ...
2
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4answers
718 views

DVD drive disappears

When I start up my computer Windows XP sees my DVD drive, but as time goes on, at some point, it no longer detects the drive. If I reboot my machine, then my drive is detected again for some amount of ...
2
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4answers
256 views

How do I extract a movie from a DVD to put them on another CD?

I have some Movie DVDs, there are 3-4 movies in a DVD and I want to extract some particular movies from the DVDs to save them on another CD. Please let me know how can I do that. I am using windows ...
2
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3answers
2k views

How can I diagnose if a DVD drive is defective?

I am asking because I know Dell is going to give me a problem. How do I know if my DVD drive in my laptop is broken? I burned 4 DL discs and they ALL failed, I called Dell and they suggested using ...
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2answers
670 views

Maximum burn speed keeps decreasing from Nero?

I have a 16x DL DVD burner in my work machine (XP SP3). I'm using 8x TDK DVD+R media. The first dozen or so disks burned fine using Nero, but after that I started to coaster every disk. I asked Nero ...