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HOW CAN I TELL IF I HAVE A DVD BURNER ON MY COMPUTER

by dolimite / July 6, 2007 8:26 AM PDT

i realy need to know

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It'll say recorder on the front. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 6, 2007 8:51 AM PDT

or something like DVD Multi-recorder, or just DVD Recorder, maybe DVD-RW.

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it says dvd+/-rw
by dolimite / July 6, 2007 9:34 AM PDT

but i'm haveing a hard time burning dvds

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A Lot More Information Would Sure Help..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 6, 2007 9:58 AM PDT
In reply to: it says dvd+/-rw

What kind of problems? What types of DVD's are you attempting to burn? (Backup "data" DVD's, DVD-RW discs, copying movie DVD's, something else?)

What type and brand of discs are you using? (DVD+, DVD-, DVD-RW)

Which operating system?

Which DVD software are you using?

The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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here's the info
by dolimite / July 6, 2007 10:44 AM PDT

what im trying to do is burn a movie on to a blank dvd when i use nero it starts burning then it stops saying there was an error
and whe i use dvd flick it say's after i press crate dvd i need 10600 megabytes to compleate the encodeing when i know dvd is not full and full or blank the dvd dose not hold that much space

What type and brand of discs are you using?-fujiflim 4.7gb DVD-R

Which operating system?(windows xp)

Which DVD software are you using(nero startsmart and dvd flick))

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A couple of things. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 6, 2007 12:17 PM PDT
In reply to: here's the info

A standard DVD will hold about 4.7 Gigabytes of data. In your statement, 10600 Megabytes = 10.6 Gigabytes. Too much for a DVD. Even a dual layer DVD won't hold that much data. So there is your error message.

What type of movie are you trying to burn? Hopefully it's not a rented DVD. If so, this conversation ends here because this is a copywrite violation and this forum will not aid in this.

There is software that is free and will copy rented DVDs. This is because the software alters the original DVD so that the quality is not quite as good therefore preserving the original content. But Nero is not it.

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let me clearify
by dolimite / July 6, 2007 12:38 PM PDT

"A standard DVD will hold about 4.7 Gigabytes of data. In your statement, 10600 Megabytes = 10.6 Gigabytes. Too much for a DVD. Even a dual layer DVD won't hold that much data. So there is your error message."-i'm not trying to burn 10.6 Gigabytes worth of stuff it just says that weather i have one item or fill it to Max capacity

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If this is a movie
by PudgyOne / July 6, 2007 2:43 PM PDT
In reply to: let me clearify

from your camera, Nero couldn't convert the ones from my HP Photosmart camera. I had to use Roxio to convert the videos to DVD.

Is this the type or is this to copy a DVD?


Rick

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not from the camera
by dolimite / July 6, 2007 3:24 PM PDT
In reply to: If this is a movie

i'm just trying to burn some video's i downloaded from the internet

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Could you specify which ones?
by John.Wilkinson / July 6, 2007 4:26 PM PDT
In reply to: not from the camera

The names and sources (URLs) of these videos could be the final piece of the puzzle, letting us determine the file type and potential caveats of burning the to DVD. With a little luck our next response will be the ultimate solution.

Let us know.
John

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i can't remember where i downloaded them from
by dolimite / July 6, 2007 4:39 PM PDT

i can't remember where i downloaded them from

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what is the file extension?
by jonah jones / July 6, 2007 6:08 PM PDT

avi, mpg?

what size? 700 +/-M or 1.5+G?

jonah

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Are there copyright issues here, dolomite?
by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / July 7, 2007 3:38 AM PDT
In reply to: not from the camera

Most files on the Internet are actually coprighted.

-- Dave K

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no no copyright
by dolimite / July 7, 2007 3:56 AM PDT

just short films i downloaded from my friends website and ther extensions are .avi .mp4 and .vob

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For each type, a tool.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 7, 2007 7:03 AM PDT
In reply to: no no copyright
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(NT) thanks i'll try these out i hope thay work
by dolimite / July 7, 2007 11:45 AM PDT
In reply to: For each type, a tool.
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