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Having trouble copying

by tainosoul / May 30, 2005 12:00 AM PDT

HP,Running XP Prof, have a cd rw and a dvd writer and I am trying to record home movies I have saved on cd's or dvd's. cant do it. dont know why or what I am doing wrong. try making exact copy, cant do, try recording onto my computer so that I can copy and cant do. software I am using is record now. PLEASE HELP!

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What about ...
by AussiePete / May 30, 2005 12:31 AM PDT
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Just copying from your hard disk to your CD's using explorer - not many people know you can just copy file using explorer and it holds the files in a cache and when you have finish you just right click on the CD in explorer and select "copy to CD". It is really "Roxio" under license.
Also try another package - MS has a home movies package - download from here:-

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=854898a9-1947-4bda-8963-bee13fa40980&displaylang=en

Or have a look in www.download.com - if the above dont work its your system not the DVD program you have.
If the DVD is a "Cyberdrive" it may not be a writer - there was some problem with the packaging with that brand - the box was confusing and people thought they were getting a writer and it was just a reader. If in doubt down load this program - it tells exactly what the DVD can do
ftp://ftp6.nero.com/infotool.zip

Peter
peter

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What I use to duplicate my home movie.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 30, 2005 12:35 AM PDT
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If http://www.cdburnerxp.se/ doesn't cut it with it's ISO read and write feature, then move to DVDSHRINK to duplicate that DVD. It will be "exact enough" for DVD content of 4.7GB or less.

Bob

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Copying movies
by tainosoul / May 31, 2005 6:47 AM PDT

DVDSHRINK? not sure what you mean....please explain

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Do a google search for it. Robert
by Ray Harinec / May 31, 2005 6:51 AM PDT
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is teaching you to fish.

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