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how to copy game programs on a dvd?

Dec 7, 2006 11:02PM PST

what do u need to copy files on a dvd?i can copy files on a cd but not dvd

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That depends...
Dec 8, 2006 12:35AM PST

If you have a DVD-ROM drive and a DVD burner then you can simply use your DVD burning software to duplicate the DVD. If there is no default option to duplicate a DVD you can browse to that DVD and select all of the files just as you would on your hard drive and have it burn a new DVD.

The catch, though, is that software DVDs include copy protection, preventing the duplication of the DVD. In that case it's a dead end as circumventing the copy protection is illegal.


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Dec 8, 2006 8:35PM PST

emm how do u check if u have a dvd rom drive?and what dvd burner u should use

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Dec 9, 2006 12:16AM PST

Usually when you open My Computer it would state if the drive is a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, etc. You could also use the free program Everest to find out more about your drives, and your computer in general.


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Also see your other thread...
Dec 9, 2006 2:04AM PST

In your other thread it sounds as if the game you are asking for help with is pirated, so this thread is also being locked.


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