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DVD burn with DVD X-copy not completing finalizing mode

I posted this problem 2 days ago and was told as a solution to uninstall and reinstall my DVD x-copy software to solve the problem. I did this and retried to burn a DVD with the software, without any success. however, a clue to the problem may lie in the pop-up that said the following: The device driver for the "patin couffin engine" device is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all applications and try again. If the problem persists, you may need to update this driver.
Is this what is causing the "finalizing" to not complete the burn? Is there an easy solution or what is the solution? Thanks

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  • vic7667 Dec 14, 2008

    Hi geekinator-

    Thanks for your advice. I downloaded the free-codecs that i found, then re-booted and tried to burn a dvd and it still would not complete the finalization process. i am at a loss as to th eproblem. My question is whether it is in the computer or the software- my guess is it is in the computer, that something is blocked or firewalled or something. any more suggestions? thanks

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"Is this what is causing the "finalizing" to not complete the burn?" ... Almost certainly yes. You need to update/reinitialize your Patin Couffin engine device drivers(s).

Referer: http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Patin_Couffin_access_layer.htm
Download: http://www.freecodecs.net/fc/patin-couffin_37.zip

  1. Download the stand-alone installation package.
  2. After download is complete, close all other applications, then run it.
  3. Restart (reboot) your system.
  4. Test by re-performing the same procedure(s) which previously failed and generated the error dialog (pop-up).
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Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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    Craig The Geekinator Dec 14, 2008

    Unfortunately, I don't have DVD X-copy, so I'm not intimately familiar with it. However, most all similar software's are fundmentally the same. Therefore, have you tried burning any other different source DVD? If that is successful:


    1. It takes quite a bit of the suspicion off your DVD burner drive device itself.

    2. Then give this a try ...


    • Download http://www.dvd43.com/ (if applicable) and use in conjuction with your next test burn.

    • Also, test using "simulation" (or similar sounding term) via "burn" (if DVD X-copy has that very common capability).

    TIP: I hope you're using DVD RW's as apposed to DVD R's during all your test burning. No sense in creating an endless supply of coasters while you resolve the problem. Only after you get a successful burn do you then use a DVD R.



    Good luck, and please post back with an update.



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  • Craig The Geekinator
    Craig The Geekinator Dec 14, 2008

    CORRECTION:



  • Also, test using "simulation" (or similar sounding term) INSTEAD OF "burn" (if DVD X-copy has that very common capability).



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