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When i try to copy dvd it keeps telling me to insert blank disc even though one is in there

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  • nakedlunch02 May 11, 2010

    what is the size of the original DVD is it a double layer?( 8.5GB of data), if so, you might be trying to copy it onto a single layer DVD(4.7GB of data) which will not hold that much data.

  • bob collins
    bob collins May 11, 2010

    First do you have a cd burner program in your pc? Second, does the cd/dvd door say cdrw or dvdrw

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latinmcgyver
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SOURCE: dvd

sounds like a hardware failure.. or a upper and lower filter issue.. try filtercheck 4.6 in google that tool in cdr-zone forum should clean issues if its filter related. (fillter=cdrom addon driver)

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

kbdesign
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SOURCE: when i try to copy dvd

Go to the device manager to insure your optical drive is in fact a DVD/RW. You should also be able to tell by looking at the front of the drive and see what it says. If it says CD Writable or DVD Rom, you cannot do it. Kind of sounds like you have a CD/RW-DVD Rom combination drive, which does not allow the burning of DVD's.

Let me know, OK.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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Keeps telling me to lnsert a disc even though there is a disc in the drive .model GSA-H62N


CLEAN THE DISK WITH WATER, THEN WIPE , THEN ALLOW TO DRY COMPLETELY . THEN INSERT AND TRY. SHOULD WORK.

May 18, 2011 | LG GSA H62N Super-Multi - Disk drive - DVD...

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How to Copy DVD on Mac


This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to use Copy DVD for Mac to backup DVD on your Mac (tiger and leopard). With DVD Copy for mac iSkysoft, you can even copy your DVD movies and remove their protections with just a few clicks.

Step 1: Select Copy DVD Mac Source

In the 'Select Source' field, click and select 'Select source DVD folder'. Then browse your computer hard disc and select your DVD movie (either in a folder or from your DVD ROM).

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Step 2: Select Copy DVD Mac Method

Copy DVD Mac allows you to copy DVD to a folder on your hard disc or directly burn DVD to a new DVD disc.

In the 'Select DVD Copy Method' field, click to select a method to output the selected DVD movie:

If you want to output your DVD movie to a folder on your hard disc, you can select the 'Output DVD Folder' option, and specify a directory to save the copied DVD movie.

If you want to directly burn your DVD movie to a new DVD disc, you can just select the DVD ROM where you have inserted a blank DVD disc.

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Step 3: Program Settings

Set Buffer Directory: Specify a directory on your hard disc as the buffer directory to store the temporary files generated during the conversion. We recommend that you select a folder on a hard disc that has relatively big free space.

Select Language: Select an interface language for the program. The currently available languages are English and Simplified Chinese.

Step 4: Start copying

Note: If you are copying a DVD disc from your DVD ROM to a new DVD disc, DVD Copy for Mac iSkysoft will ask you to insert a blank DVD disc when the program gets ready to burn. Then you can just take the original DVD disc out and insert a blank DVD disc.








on Jul 15, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How Can I Copy DVD Files Easily on Mac?


Have you ever troubled with how to backup, clone or copy your favorite DVD to computer as a DVD folder, or an ISO image file, or even to another DVD disc directly? Furthermore, are you still griping about whether copying DVD entirely or just copying DVD with main movie?
more information:mac dvd copy

iSkysoft DVD Copy for Mac is extremely easy-to-use DVD copying software to copy any DVD movie with excellent DVD copying quality in Full Disk Mode or Main Movie Mode. It can copy DVD movie to computer as DVD folder, ISO file, copy DVD to DVD disc; burn ISO file or DVD folder to DVD disc.

Guide - How to copy DVD files easily
Step1. Select DVD Source
Download iSkysoft DVD Copy for Mac and install it. In the “Select Source” field, click and select “Select source DVD folder”. Then browse your computer hard disc and select your DVD movie (either in a folder or from your DVD ROM).

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Step2. Select DVD Copy Method
iSkysoft DVD Copy for Mac allows you to copy DVD to a folder on your hard disc or directly burn DVD to a new DVD disc.

In the “Select DVD Copy Method” field, click to select a method to output the selected DVD movie:
If you want to output your DVD movie to a folder on your hard disc, you can select the “Output DVD Folder” option, and specify a directory to save the copied DVD movie.
If you want to directly burn your DVD movie to a new DVD disc, you can just select the DVD ROM where you have inserted a blank DVD disc.

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Step3. Program Settings
Set Buffer Directory: Specify a directory on your hard disc as the buffer directory to store the temporary files generated during the conversion. We recommend that you select a folder on a hard disc that has relatively big free space.

Select Language: Select an interface language for the program. The currently available languages are English and Simplified Chinese.

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Step4. Start to Copy DVD
Click the Start button to start to copy DVD movie and/or burning it to a new DVD disc.

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Note: If you are copying a DVD disc from your DVD ROM to a new DVD disc, iSkysoft DVD Copy for Mac will ask you to insert a blank DVD disc when the program gets ready to burn. Then you can just take the original DVD disc out and insert a blank DVD disc.

on Jun 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Trying to copy VHS to Disc-Says"Unknown disc"


Hi,

how long have you been using the player and has it ever accept blank DVD-R discs in the past.

The problem might be as a result of weak laser (lens) or the blank discs inserted might not be compatible with player.

When the laser(lens) of a player becomes weak, it will not be able to read blank discs. It only takes a very strong laser to read/accept blank discs. If it happens that the laser (lens) is the cause of the problem, then it means you will need to replace the laser (lens) to a brand new one to be able to read blank disc. Though the player might be playing DVD and CD, note that blank disc is stronger when it comes to reading from the laser (lens), it requires sharper laser. I hope you understand this.

So, insert a CD into the player and observe if it will play.If it plays, then its obvious that your laser is very weak.

Concerning the incompatibility issue, I hope you are aware that there are various kinds of empty DVD discs such as DVD +, DVD -, DVD RW. Try any of this empty DVD discs as one of them as to be compatible with this DVD recorder.

Amongst the two topics discussed above, one has to be the cause of the problem. So its up to you to figure out which is the cause of the problem.

I hope you understand the above....

I wish you good luck.

Apr 08, 2011 | GoVideo Go Video VR3840 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Does not recognize disk


Either:
* the disk you're inserting is not "empty" -- try it on a different computer;
* you should try a different manufacturer of "blank" disks;
* you need to upgrade the "firmware" inside your CD-writer, to recognize more brands of "blank" media;
* the CD-reader is malfunctioning -- when you "cancel" the burn-attempt, and insert a commercially-produced program CD or commercially-produced audio CD, can those disks be properly read?
* you have two CD/DVD devices in your computer, and you're inserting the "blank" disk into the "wrong" device.

Jul 18, 2010 | Yamaha CRW 2200E CD-RW Burner

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How to copy DVD Movie on Mac OS X?


This step-by-step guide is dedicating to demonstrate how to backup DVD movie (copyright protected included) to computer and copy DVD to a new DVD disc with no protections on Mac OS X (leopard included)

The tool you need is Aimersoft DVD Copy for Mac, which you can download for free from here.

It’s very easy to use, just with three simple steps then you can easily copy DVD on Mac.

Step1. Select DVD Source
After you install and lunch Aimersoft DVD Copy for Mac, put the DVD disc into your DVD drive. Click the “Select Source” drop-down list to browse your computer and located your source DVD movie (either in a folder or from your DVD-ROM).
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Step2: Select DVD Copy Method
Aimersoft DVD Copy for Mac allows you to back up DVD to a folder on your hard drive or directly copy DVD to a new DVD disc. In the “Select DVD Copy Method” field, select a method to output the selected DVD movie according to your need:

If you want to back up your DVD movie to a folder on your hard disc, you can select the “Output DVD Folder” option, and specify a directory to save the copied DVD movie.
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If you want to directly copy your DVD movie to a new DVD disc, you can just select the DVD Burner where you have inserted a blank DVD disc.
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Note: If you are copying a DVD disc from your DVD Burner to a new DVD disc, Aimersoft DVD Copy for Mac will ask you to insert a blank DVD disc when the program gets ready to burn. Then you can just take the original DVD disc out and insert a blank DVD disc.
But if you have two or multiple DVD Burner, you just need to change object DVD to another DVD burner and insert a blank disc into it , then Aimersoft DVD Copy for Mac will automatically copy DVD movie to the new DVD disc. No need to wait for the conversion to insert a new blank DVD disc.

Step3: Program Settings (optional)
Set Buffer Directory: Specify a directory on your hard drive as the buffer directory to store the temporary files generated during the conversion. We recommend that you select a folder on a hard drive that has relatively big free space.
Select Language: Select an interface language for the program. The currently available languages are English and Simplified Chinese.
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Step4: Start Copying DVD
After all things done, click the Start button to start copying your DVD movie or burning it to a new DVD disc. That’s all.
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on Feb 10, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When it comes time for me to copy my dvd...it prompts me to insert a blank dvd-r...i insert a blank dvd-r and it kicks the disc back out telling me to insert a blank dvd-r. Do i have to do something...


This is a common problem. RW DVD are different types. You need to read what type of RW DVD you need there will be either a nimber, leter or symbol at the end of where it says RW DVD or DVD RW and you CANNOT use just any disc.

Mar 16, 2010 | Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning

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When i try to copy dvd it keeps telling me to insert blank disc even though one is in there i can burn cds but not dvd it tells me to put in writeable disk and ive put in dvdr-w and dvd-r and still it...


Go to the device manager to insure your optical drive is in fact a DVD/RW. You should also be able to tell by looking at the front of the drive and see what it says. If it says CD Writable or DVD Rom, you cannot do it. Kind of sounds like you have a CD/RW-DVD Rom combination drive, which does not allow the burning of DVD's.

Let me know, OK.

Mar 15, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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Dvd


sounds like a hardware failure.. or a upper and lower filter issue.. try filtercheck 4.6 in google that tool in cdr-zone forum should clean issues if its filter related. (fillter=cdrom addon driver)

Jan 03, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Samsung DVD Rom drive SD 612B


Its a dvd-rom drive. READ ONLY MEMORY.

That drive will not burn a dvd...it has to say dvd-r/dvd-rw.
or be referred to as a super drive.

Hope this helps.

Aug 21, 2006 | Samsung (SD-612) Internal DVD Drive

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