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Questions tagged [dvd-burning]

Questions specific to writing to DVDs

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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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Can I FINALIZE (not close session) an already “burned” CD/DVD disk (Win 8.1 +)?

For security reasons, I need to FINALIZE a lot of data DVDs. I don't need or want to add more data to them. No, "Close Session" is not the same. Sure, there are a lot of third-party disc-burning ...
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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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Accessing DVD Maker on Win 7 pc + from main Win 10 pc

Trying to use Win 7's DVD Maker on standby pc from main Win 10 desktop to burn DVDS (as I used to do successfully before upgrading to Win 8, then 10 on main machine) Any suggestions welcomed. Thank ...
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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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Is it possible to rewrite CD-R, DVD-R, Bluray-R discs with a modified firmware?

I know there were no such hacks observed. But if we consider case of corporate attack (firmware virus created by ROM device producing corporation itself) on privacy of a person. Would it be possible ...
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Does a CD-R store information about the computer which created it? [duplicate]

I'm most interested about this in Windows computers. When you burn a CD or DVD, does the disc contain metadata or some other information about the computer which burned it (i.e., computer name, owner, ...
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Forensic DVD-R data

Forensically speaking, is there a way to read metadata, user profile, computer, or burning info on a DVD-R? I need to discover more about who made an illegal copy of a movie... Is this something ...
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Why does google say that InfraRecorder is a malicious file when downloading from SourceForge?

I didn't know which site to put this on. I was recommended InfraRecorder from many sources for disk burning. However, when downloading from SourceForge, Google says that it is a malicious program. ...
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can't add files to usb superdrive media after first recording [closed]

iMac 2.9 GHz, 8 GB ram OS X 10.9.5 uses usb superdrive and fails to add files to media after the first refording. Where are the default sessio write or disk write optins and their default values?
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7zip file splitting “DVD” setting too big for a DVD

I'm using 7Zip to split some large files so that I can copy them onto DVDs. I've done this before, using 7-zip's "Split to volumes" feature, and using the "DVD" size. This is creating files that are ...
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Use the 'fresh' / unused area of a rewritable DVD?

When re-using a rewritable DVD, I want to use the unused area of the disc. So for example, when I burn a 1 GB Linux distro onto a rewritable DVD, and then burn other distro(s) onto the same DVD, it ...
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Can I use DVD+R to install an OS? (as opposed to DVD-R)

I've been trying (since I have a pack of 100 DVD+Rs) to burn Windows 10 to one and install it on my laptop. However, whenever I try, it just boots as normal and doesn't consider the DVD ROM a boot ...
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Batch File to Send Zip File to CD/DVD drive [duplicate]

I have written a batch file which creates a Zip from a set of files. This works fine. I would now like to extend this batch file so the outputted zip file (from the above batch file) is written to a ...
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Check if CD/DVD is Finalized

Is there a simple way to check if re-writable media has been finalized? So far the only recommendations I can find suggest that I attempt to start another write session using the disc and if it fails ...
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Can someone please suggest me how to burn large files on dvd? [closed]

I have 16GB of photos on my phone. How many DVDs of what capacity will I need to fit them on? What are the options? Can I burn the photos directly from my phone or do they need to be copied to disk? ...
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How can I burn a .mkv larger than 5GB on multiple DVD's without losing any quality?

How can I burn a .mkv larger than 5GB on multiple DVD's without losing any quality? I don't want to zip them and then unzip them when I want to play the video. I just want it to get split into parts ...
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Can't burn 8.1G iso onto 8.4GB DVD - “Media does not have enough free space”

I'm trying to burn a dvd on a mac with an external (firewire-connected) dvd drive. I'm checking the size of the iso thus: DVD-4:dvd_files macbook$ ls -l /tmp/hybrid.iso -rw-r--r-- 1 macbook wheel ...
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DVDStyler: Burninng Arabic subtitles error

I have Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I'm trying to burn 24 season 9 on DVD to be used on a DVD player, with Arabic Subtitles. I get this error, anyone knows what it means? ERR: Error 84 -- Invalid or ...
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DVD Flick Video Encoding is usually slow?

I tried to burn my movies using DVD Flick, but when it's burning, it takes so much time to encode the videos. I select the Bitrate as Auto Fit, and encoding as Normal. Is it normal to take so much ...
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How to know if my burned Windows7 DVD can still be used file?

I've a burned Windows7 DVD from 2 years or maybe 3 I bought it from "Publinet" (Internet Café but without coffee!), what I want to know is, after all that time, how can I know if this DVD is missing ...
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How to use DVD+RW (UDF) both in windows and linux?

I have dvd+rw disk. I would like to create UDF file system on it to use with windows 7 (and newer) and gentoo both. How must I prepare media and what commands should use to mount it in linux? What I ...
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Burning Lubuntu to Dell PC

I have an old Dell PC Dimension 8200 that I'm trying to install Lubuntu on. I'm burning the ISO image on a Mac 10.6 using Disk Utility, but when I try to boot it on the Dell, it doesn't recognize the ...
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Is it mandatory to finalize dvd while creating bootable dvd?

Since recent versions of ubuntu (12.10,13....) exceeds 700 MB I'm forced to use DVD instead of CD. But the size of ubuntu 12.10 is just 750 MB. still 3.5 GB of DVD will be wasted. So I'm wondering ...
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how to burn 9GB iso file on two dvds?

I have 9gb iso file. I need to burn this on 2 disks such that while copying data from the dvd to hdd, it will automatically ask for "please enter disk 2" and then the data from disk 2 will also be ...
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How to stop DVD drive from spinning?

I was using Hamster Free Burning Studio to burn a DVD, on the first run it crashed. But my DVD is still spinning inside my laptop. Is there any non-physical (so no paper clip in the tiny hole method) ...
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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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How to copy software DVD on another blank DVD [duplicate]

How can I copy a Windows7 DVD to another DVD using a single DVD drive?
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Burn a read-only DVD?

I want to burn a DVD with images (JPG,PNG,BMP etc) or video (mpg,mp4 etc.), but I want the DVD to not be copiable onto a PC hard disk; it can only run on a CD/DVD drive.