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How to recover data from an unfinalized DVD? [duplicate]

I've been trying to recover some old family photos and videos that I have stored on a DVD+R for a while now. Although it shows that there is almost no space left on the disk, when I open it, it ...
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Granting Users Access to Burn to CD - Windows Server 2022

Having trouble allowing normal users to use the Burn to Disc function on Windows Server 2022. It allows administrators to burn to disc if in the Regedit /HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/...
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How do I burn an MKV with picture-based subtitles into a DVD?

I'm trying to figure out how to burn a series of MKV files with picture-based subtitles (not srt) to a video DVD but I can't figure out how to achieve this. I tried DVDStyler and it did import the ...
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cdrtools and dvd+rw tools installing issue in am5728 linux kernel?

I am installing dvd+rw-tools-7.1 and Cdrtools-3.02a09 in am335x using below commands 1.dvd+rw-tools-7.1 root@am57xx-evm:/dvd+rw-tools-7.1#sed -i '/stat.h/a #include <sys/sysmacros.h>' growisofs....
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Small .iso file becomes huge when burned to DVD

I created an .iso with: mkisofs -o isofile.iso file The iso was small, about 300KB And then I burned it with: cdrskin dev=/dev/sr0 -v padsize=300k isofile.iso And to my surprise, when I took out ...
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Does it make sense to add checksums to archived data?

We want to archive some data for long term storage on optical media (M-Disks). Does it make sense to create checksums for all files beforehand and burn them alongside the data onto the M-Disks? This ...
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What in growisofs the option "-dry-run" does?

I've noticed reading the documentation of growisofs, that there is this option: -dry-run At dry-run growisofs performs all the steps till, but not including the first write operation. Most notably ...
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I would like to burn an ISO on a DVD using Windows 10 built in burning tool. How to make sure it will finalize it?

I want to burn an ISO file using the built in Windows 10 burning program and the burned DVD must be manipulation proof after that (finalized). I cannon find any options for that. The only option ...
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If a data DVD has a scratch but is readable without any problems, does it mean data is corrupted?

If I create an image (image_1) out of a data DVD and then this DVD gets a scratch which is not causing any read problems, will creating an image (image_2) from this DVD result in the same image as ...
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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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Windows 7. My disc is not blank

I am new here. I'm here to ask a question. How I can make my DVD Windows 10 DVD to blank DVD, so I can burn windows 10 21h1 iso to my DVD? It will be appreciated if I will get a solution to my ...
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Using Handbrake CLI .to get dvd tv episodes

What does the 0 2>&1 >/dev/null below mean? rawout=$(HandBrakeCLI -i /dev/dvd -t 0 2>&1 >/dev/null) also below, count=$(echo $rawout | grep -Eao "\\+ title [0-9]+:" | wc ...
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Can outdated drivers cause a DVD RW to read but not write to discs?

I tried two different DVD+-RW drives on a dozen of new DVD-R discs and non of them were burned successfully. Both devices can read discs, but not write to them. I tried installing fresh copies of both ...
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4.58G slideshow wont burn on a 4.7G DVD

I am trying to burn a memorial slideshow I made to a DVD that says it holds 4.7G and 120 min. My slide show is 29 min and 4.58G. Why does it tell me the DVD doesnt have enough space when trying to ...
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How do you keep disc tray from opening once you are done with burning disc on windows 10

Is there any way to keep the disc tray from opening when I burn the disc using default windows 10 disc burner? I need to run some process to the disc that just got burnt and it is inconvenient that ...
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unable to burn memtest86.img EFI image to DVD

I looked https://www.memtest86.com/tech_booting-cd-dvd.html and I downloaded the file they link to there https://www.memtest86.com/downloads/memtest86-iso.zip And within it i'm not entirely sure what ...
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How do I monitor the performance of USB peripherals on Windows 10?

I'm trying to monitor the performance of a USB DVD player/writer on Windows 10. I'm mainly interested in basic metrics like bytes read and written per second and latency. So far I'm not finding any ...
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If I have a VOB file, what do I need to name it as and what other files do I need, to make a playable DVD of it?

If I have a VOB file, what do I need to name it, and what other files do I need, to make a playable DVD of it? I have tried a program called DVD Styler and given it an MP4 and gotten it to write to a ...
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How to burn DVD after selecting "use it like a USB flash"?

I inserted an empty DVD for burning. I use Windows 10. I got two options and I wanted to try the option that makes me use the DVD as if it's a USB flash drive. The DVD didn't work on my other PC. So, ...
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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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Is there a way to burn an iso from a dual-layer onto a single-layer dvd

I wanna make a copy of this dvd movie that I have. I've used dvdbackup to get a VIDEO_TS folder, then i used genisoimage to make an ISO file, and the iso plays fine when opened with VLC. However, the ...
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why does brasero think the windows 10 iso is bigger than it actually is? [duplicate]

Its 4.6GB, but it thinks its 4.9GB. why does it thinks its 4.9GB
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An error occurred when ejecting 'DVD RW DRIVE'

Good Afternoon! Got a real headscratcher here. Windows 10 System on 1903, the client wanted me to install a DVD burner for replication purposes. Put it in, now neither the drive I installed or the ...
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Is it possible to erase a DVD+R?

The disc is a Memorex DVD+R. It came half used and I would like it to be erased. It can be a physical procedure, if necessary. Maybe there is a way to take up all space and then virtually use it as ...
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Cannot copy DVD

I am trying to copy five of the wedding DVDs to my computer. I could easily copy the first DVD. I cannot copy the other four discs. All the four discs struck in the middle. All the discs are clean and ...
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Dvd Drive won't recognize blank CD

I have a bunch of CD-Rs that I bought for burning music onto. I am certain that my DVD drive works because I have used it in playing a game. I don't know what to do about my CDs because I am not a ...
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Long names get truncated in DVDs

I've burned a lot of files with big names on a DVD and most of them got truncated. I suppose it's because of the file system used on DVDs. But those names now end in weird capital-letter with numbers ...
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How to split installer data into multiple smaller parts?

For example, I have an installer package like this: Setup.exe - 4MB Setup-1.bin - 8GB So I want to split the file Setup-1.bin into Setup-1.bin - 4GB Setup-2.bin - 4GB The purpose is to have 2 DVDs ...
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Burn Win10 install media on Win7, without upgrading Win7?

I'm trying to create Win10 installation media for a PC that shipped with Win10, but without a Win10 dvd. This PC must stay offline. At a Win7 PC that was online, I tried to get an ISO image by ...
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Why won't bootable DVD image files burned on USB stock boot?

Suppose I have DVD iso file. As far as I understand, these non-hybrid iso files don't contain GPT or MBR ar the beginning, instead they have their own speciffic file system and some partition table. ...
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DVD Writing - Multiple sessions on original Boot DVD - Boot Failure

I downloaded LUbuntu ISO from the official site and using Nero 2017 created a bootable DVD (Session 1 ) on Windows 7 PC. I however did not ‘Finalize’ the DVD. So there was about 3 GB free space on it. ...
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I have dvd writer speed at 2.4x but no dvd is burning?

I have dvd writer speed at 2.4x but no dvd is writing? I am trying to write a moserbaer 8x DVD(8.5 GB) using various writing software (Nero 8, Cyberlink Power2GO) but i am keep getting error message ...
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Does a burnt DVD/CD have the date and time it was burnt?

I am just wondering if a CD or DVD burnt with UDF using ImgBurn (whether directly or by an ISO image generated by ImgBurn) will retain the date and time it was burnt, or that of the ISO image? One ...
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How to avoid unwritable CDs and DVDs?

TL;DR: Writeable optical discs have a relatively short shelf life prior to use (compared to the service life of the data you record on them). Why? And how can you avoid having a stockpile of unused ...
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How to rotate vertical video for DVD

I have a video recorded in vertical format and I want to put it on a disc but it keeps turning the video sideways so it'll be horizontal. Any way to make it play vertical? I'm using Daemon Tools Lite ...
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How do I remove a "Burned" image on a DVD RW Drive?

I burned an ISO file to a DVD-RW disk in Windows 8.1 but would like to erase the disk. How do I do this?
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DVD RW Disk Unusable after Quick Erase

I have noticed this a few times that the DVD RW Disk (even if it's relatively new) becomes unusable after a quick erase operation. The quick erase operation is successfully completed but the same ...
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Can I burn on DVD using Windows DVD Maker's command line options only?

Is possible to do it? I'd like to give a .msdvd project file, burn that project to DVD using WDM's command lines. How can I do that? I found some options like -drive which specific what drive uses ...
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About burn a disk on win 10

I want to burn a iso file on a DVD but I accidently put winrar as defaul app. So can any one say me how can I burn the iso files on the disks
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Is there a free or cheap and reliable ISO burning software for Windows? [closed]

I'd like to burn CD iso files and DVD iso files on Windows using my DVD burner. What software is the cheapest (retail, not using bit torrents) or free and doesn't contain adware or malware? EDIT: @...
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How optical media type is identified by the burner?

How CD-DVD Burning apps & the drive are able to identify the media type in the drive i.e. whether the inserted disk is CD-ROM or DVD-R or DVD-RW and so on? I understand that the session info is ...
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What stops me from reformatting a DVD+R? [duplicate]

It just interest me how, no matter what computer I put it in, whether it be running Windows, Mac or Linux, I can't seem to format it (I know that they're made to be write-once only). I'm guessing it's ...
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Multiple Failed to read Sector - Unrecovered Read Error" when backing up dvd. Tried multiple copies of the same dvd

I've been backing up my dvd collection to external drives which are connected to a raspberry pi running kodi. I've literally backed up thousands of dvds without any issue but I'm having a real ...
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Where is the 2.5 GB mark physically on a DVD+R disc?

I used the Nero CD-DVD Speed program to scan the burn quality of a 4.7 GB DVD+R disc. It reported significant errors (PIF errors) at the 2.5 GB mark of the disc. On the underside of the disc, I see ...
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Since computers don't have cd-rw drives anymore

Since computers don't have CD-RW drives anymore, can I still play and burn CD-R or CD-RW disk with a DVD-RW drive? The file types are mostly wav or mp3 files.
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Which speed should I use with cdrecord on a DVD?

When using cdrecord for data (not audio) to a DVD, should I just say speed=-1? Does slower speed (like speed=1) make for more reliable recording, or longer shelf life? What are the tradeoffs? What ...
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Optimal DVD video settings

I have a 17 GB 1080p HD video file that is saved as MOV. From this one file I need to create a movie DVD with a menu. To create the DVD I will use ConvertXToDVD. The entire video is 1 hour 33 min long....
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Write DVD video directly to an ISO (rather than disk) using Windows 7 DVD movie software

I am helping some volunteers create videos for funeral homes, and one of the DVD video software tools (FuneralOne) that they use requires a DVD to be burned each time. In many events, we don’t want a ...
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How many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used?

I'm looking for a way to get to know how many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used (DVD(s) burning). I'm running Windows Vista. The program used to burn DVD(s) doesn't create any ...
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How do I know if a blank CD-R is LightScribe compatible?

I have a blank CD-R. Its just white, without any writings and i don't have it's box. How to know if i can use LightScribe?
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