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Ubuntu Blu-ray burner suddenly not detected - again

I'm using ImgBurn with wine to burn blu-ray folders. Now all of the sudden ImgBurn can't detect the drive anymore. I've experienced this before, 4 years ago. Back then the cause was a buggy new kernel,...
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Having issues attempting to backup some old CD Roms [closed]

I've been trying to find a way to back up some of my CD Roms by copying their files onto my computer, but that doesn't actually let me use them when I remove the CD, as it seems to check whether the ...
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I used dd command to burn the iso file of windows10 but the usb has not been detected in BIOS

I use linux OS. I downloaded the iso file of win10 from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO And burned it to the usb using sudo dd if=Win10_21H1_English_x64.iso of=/dev/sdb ...
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BURN-Free and DVD burn quality

BURN-Free is the generic name of a feature some DVD burners have which helps avoid issues that result from a buffer underrun during burning. The feature is turned on by default, but is very rarely ...
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`mkisofs crashed` while burning a movie to a Blu-Ray with K3b

Problem I want to burn a movie (.mkv) to a Blu-Ray disc. What I've done First, I generate a Blu-Ray BDMV directory structure from the .mkv with tsMuxeR GUI (2.6.16-dev). Next, for how to burn to the ...
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(How) can I burn a 1080p video to DVD5 (not BluRay)?

I've been stuck on this for a few days now. A friend of mine wants to have a movie burned on DVD and she doesn't have a BluRay player. Obviously, I want the movie to be of the highest resolution. I've ...
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Burning smell from usb port after connecting + and - of it (laptop)

I was testing my android phone charging cable on my laptop USB port (it has only 2 wires + and - as it is only for charging). then I smell a burning plastic smell coming out of the USB port. I found ...
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How do I revert the image burning done on my pendrive using Rufus?

Recently, I burned an image of chromium OS into my 32 GB SanDisk pen drive. Now, I am unable to find my pen drive or any of its details in the file manager. I am on Windows 8.1, and wish to revert my ...
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macOS: burning a 'raw' image to a DVD/BR

I'm playing with different options to have encrypted backups of my data on optical supports (DVD/BR). I'm working with macOS (Mojave+). At the moment I'm trying the Veracrypt way and created an ...
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Can a core i5 lynnfield handle burning multiple bluray m-discs at once?

I'm trying to repurpose my old 2010 era mobo and cpu and turn it into a burning machine with 5 or 6 5.25 bays, that's the only good use I could think of for it other than to relearn how to build a rig ...
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Accidentally shorted laptop's usb with 12v external supply

I was working with Lcd Cfl inverter, which works on 12v supply. To provide a pwm signal i wanted use 5v signal which at that moment i tried to provide from my laptop, ik i was being stupid. So i was ...
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Converting Bootable CD image in Hybrid bootable image

I didn't know how to title this post since neither do I know what the problem is. I generate a .iso file with genisoimage containing my hobby OS. Testing this file with qemu -cdrom file.iso works fine ...
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Slower boot speed after problematic RAM upgrade / DRAM LED stays longer

I've updated my 8GB RAM to 12 GB and now I have a slower boot time plus long DRAM LED light duration (apx 5 seconds.) when turning on the device which makes the boot time even longer. I'd appreciate ...
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Win10 isoburn - no burner options

Trying to burn an .img file: No options under "Disc burner", even though I have a USB drive in.
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Can't write DVD disks on Matshita drive built into ASUS laptop: error 0x80040275

I have an ASUS N552VW laptop with the built-in MATSHITA BD-CMB UJ172 S drive. At some point I found that I can no longer write any DVD disks on this drive - DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, etc. The burn ...
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Simulate slow burn progress

I'm working on a "Burn Service" feature for a bigger application and find myself needing to burn a lot for testing. Problem is, mounting drives results in lightning fast burning and that's bad for ...
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What are the differences between Multi-Session and UDF?

For writing to discs multiple times you have two options: Multi-Session (Nero: ☑Allow files to be added later) UDF (Windows 7 and later: Live File System) What are the differences, Pros and Cons?
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How can I burn an ISO onto an external hard drive's partition?

I want to install a Linux ISO to an external hard drive, but I don't have an extra USB so I wanted to make a smaller 8gb partition off of the external hard drive and then temporarily burn the ISO ...
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Can't burn USB image onto a CD/DVD

I made a Windows 8 Recovery USB drive. I wanted to back it as RAW as possible to a DVD, whether or not I could use this DVD as I could the original USB drive. The DVD is just the permanent copy of the ...
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Can Nero SecurDisc Surface Scan be rerun after the disc had been burned?

I burned a double layered BD-R disc (UDF file system), it finished successfully then in the midst of the surface scan run I had a power outage before it had the time to finish. All of the data was ...
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DVD DL won't boot on my computer

I burned to a Dual Layer DVD (about 8.5 GB) a Linux Distribution called Manjaro. Not only the OS, I put on DVD some packages with their dependencies. The way I burned the DVD was: I extracted Manjaro ...
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Can an ISO file damage—or infect—the machine it's being burned on?

I'm wondering if an ISO file can do damage—or infect the system— that it's being burned on. Something like the Zip Slip Vulnerability or similar. I really want to burn an ISO to a disc, but I can’t ...
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how to transfer an ISO onto USB from pc to mac?

Using my PC, I downloaded office for mac from my MSDN subscription, and it has been downloaded as an ISO: How do we transfer this ISO onto a mac-formatted USB so that the mac is able to read this ISO ...
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How to copy a harmed CD into an ISO on Linux?

I have a CD with a defective sector, and when I try to copy it with K3B it hangs there no matter what error handling configuration I chose. Is there a way of cloning the CD into an ISO, even it ...
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Adding Macrium Bootable iso to Blu Ray with recovery files

I recently just consolidated my recovery DVD set from five DVD's to one 25 GB Blu-Ray. I am trying to see if I can include the bootable Macrium iso on to the Blu-ray by simply adding it to the ...
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Video playing sideways after burning to DVD

So I recorded some videos on my Motorola Droid Turbo. I downloaded them to my computer. They play perfect when I play them on my computer. When I burn them to DVD and try to play them in a DVD player, ...
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How do I burn an ISO 9660 formatted CD on Windows? [closed]

ISO 9660 is and older format required by older DVD/CD players. Windows doesn't clearly state how to burn this format.
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Disc burner no longer detected in Ubuntu 16.04.04 kernel 4.4.0-130

So back a while I experienced that my Blu-ray burner suddenly wasn't detected anymore. From kernel 4.4.0-98 and up it just wasn't there. So I just booted kernel 4.4.0-97 every time I needed to burn ...
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Burning to 100 GB BD-RE

I have a Liteon iHBS312 Blu-ray burner and I am using Cyberlink Power2Go version 6.1.0.4715 as the burning software. I recently purchased a Sony 100 GB BD-RE disc (for a data backup), but when I load ...
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What happens if a scratched CD is ripped to MP3?

If a CD is damaged (e.g. if placed in a CD player it would stutter etc.), if you rip it on your computer to create an MP3, how will the damaged data sound? Would it be just a "blank" in the middle ...
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Laptop screen is dark with burning smell

Recently I've had an issue with my laptop (HP Pavilion 15-ab091na to be precise). I was using my laptop and suddenly the screen went black and a faint burning smell around the power button & power ...
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burning iso images to DVD ROM

Is creating .iso image before burning to DVD-ROM necessary? I mean, I never noticed this on windows before burning my files to DVD-ROM, I never created an iso image file. But I had shifted to linux, ...
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Windows 10 burn ISO? [duplicate]

How can I burn an ISO file to a DVD on Windows 10? The old tools don't exist any more. I need to make a new live Linux disc as my old ones are outdated with the drivers.
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Epson pp-100II Printer sending an ISO file to the printer using JDF

I am currently trying to burn an ISO file to a CD using an Epson pp-100II Printer/Burner. I an trying to utalize the TDBridge and send a Job Discription File(JDF) and give it a Format type of ...
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Ubuntu Blu-ray burner suddenly not detected

Have been using a Blu-ray burner from Asus on Ubuntu with Imgburn via Wine for many years. Then all of the sudden Imgburn says "No devices detected". This has happened either because of an update, or ...
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How to make use of MD5 when burning an iso-image to DVD

Just trying to get straight what is a good method to check that the burning proces has worked correctly. Even better of course to get good instructions on how to burn so that you don't get problems in ...
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Can I write a CD using BD-RE drive

I want to write audio songs on a recordable CD. Can I do that using a BD-RE type of Drive?
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Is my pc temperature too high? [duplicate]

I have got an HP laptop which, at idle gets at 45 degrees. But when I start a game (like for example total war warhammer on low settings) the temperature goes to around 90-95 degrees. Is this too high ...
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What is Book Type in context of DVD+R disk or disk writing app?

So far I have been using DVD-R media. For the first time I have used DVD+R to burn some data using Nero Burning ROM software on Windows 7. When Nero was just about to start the burn process it gave a ...
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Is bluray capable of multisession?

Is Bluray disk capable of multisession writing, in principle? I checked the forums and all major disk burning applications that are supported on Ubuntu do not work with multisession blurays. Could it ...
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How to disable Windows Optical Burning Services on Windows 10

I have calibration power issues with my BluRay RW unit and Nero. In past I have fixed this issue deactivating Windows IMAPI service that is a built in feature that allows you to use udf file system ...
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Unable to write Windows 10 ISO file to a standard DVD because it is too large

I am trying to burn the ISO image file that the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool generated onto a standard DVD-R disc. The problem is that the ISO is about 150 MB too big for the disc I am using. I have ...
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Burned CD has 'shifted' file boundaries

Many years ago (around 2003 I think) I burned a CD with mp3 files on them as a data disk. Every mp3 file is perfectly readable, however every song ends with the last few seconds of the previous song ...
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Is it possible to directly burn a stream sequentially to the surface of optical media, and if so, how do you do it?

I am trying to burn a CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc so that each 2pi segment of the spiral track alternates between: a steam 0's, or blank, untouched media. and 1's (an approximately circular groove). So ...
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BE14NU40 Blue Ray burner burns one disc and now won't burn any more on Windows 10 Pro?

My LG Blue Ray BE14NU40 burner burned a single disc on a fresh installation of Windows 10 Pro. Now when I put a blank disk in the drive, it does not display the Auto Play "Burn a Disc" dialog. I can ...
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Why do CDs and DVDs fill up from the centre outwards?

I recently had to burn a DVD for the first time in ages and I was wondering why CDs and DVDs start in the centre and go towards the edge. Older rotating-disc media like vinyl records started from the ...
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Can my laptop USB port be damaged by 12.5 Volts?

I connected an Arduino to my laptop with the USB cable. An arduino is something like a Raspberry Pi, but then simpler. You can program it to run a robot for example. There was a big mistake in the ...
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Compatibility of purchased DVD burners with Dell PC

my name is Kimon and I have recently asked from my father, Vasileios, to buy through the site with the URLs shown below two of the DVD burners they sell, the Optiarc AD-5280S-CB-PLUS and the Plextor ...
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Burn cd with cdfs format and open session

I want to burn a cd in CDFS format from a Windows 7 computer. I might be wrong but as far as I could tell using the standard burn wizard in Win7 you can burn either in UDF or in CDFS format. I intend ...
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Risk of data on rewritable optical media being recovered after being erased

When some software reads rewrited CD-RW or DVD-RW or BD-RW on the optical drive of one's notebook(or desktop) machine, is it possible that some malwares get the erased data in that CD-RW or DVD-RW or ...
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