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Dvd copying i'm trying to copy a dvd using dvd43 and 1 click it says there is a read error ????

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Re: dvd copying

Clean the dvd or cd well let it dry then place it back into the disk drive

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Re: dvd copying

This works alot of the time. Just wash the dvd and dry it.
Hope it works

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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SOURCE: unable to copy dvd's using pioneer dvd-rw dvr-112d

maybe the DVD have a copy protection system

you need to decrypt the original DVD's first then burn them off using shrink or nero recode or even dvd decrypter itself

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Why is there an error message: Space Not Enough when trying to copy DVD?

There is some space reserved for dvd information, error information etc. So solution is make the file archive by right click on file ->proprties-> click archive. After that use winrar and compress.

Aug 22, 2013 | EZ Dupe CD & DVD Burners

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Source Drive read disk error

The Cd you are trying to copy may be damaged, take it out clean it and try again, if that doesn't work check that the media you are trying to copy is compatible with the source discs, wouldn't be the first person to try copying a CD onto DVDs or vice versa, an easy mistake i've done this myself

Feb 09, 2013 | Acard Technology (ARS-2030LD) DVD±RW...

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How do i copy a disk

Before you Begin Make sure there is no program runing that has opened any file on the original disk. You cannot run the Disk Copy procedure if any file on the original or destination disks is in use by any program. For example, if you were editing a document in MS Word, saving to the disk in Drive A, and now want to copy it to another disk: FIRST quit the MS Word program, then execute the Disk Copy procedure. Caveat LectorThis Disk Copy procedure will make an exact copy of the original disk on the copy disk. It will completely overwrite the copy disk, replacing anything on it with the contents of the original (source) disk. That means that if there are any files on the copy (destination) disk before you begin, those files will be destroyed. You might want to take a look at the destination disk before beginning to be sure there's nothing on it you want to save. -------- Copying a Disk
  1. Double-Click on the My Computer icon on the Desktop. The My Computer window will open.
  2. In the My Computer Window, click once (not the usual double-click!) to select the icon for 31/2 Floppy A:
  3. Click on the File menu and select Copy Disk. The Copy Disk window will open onscreen.
  4. In the Copy Disk window you will see the option:Copy from 3 1/2 Floppy (A:) to 3 1/2 Floppy (A:)Click on the Start button.
  5. A new window will open prompting you to Insert the disk you want to copy from (source disk). Insert the disk and then click on the OK button. The program will begin "reading" the files from this original (source) disk. You can watch the progress in the little "progress bar" in the Copy Disk window.
  6. Once the original disk has been read into memory you'll be prompted toInsert the disk you want to copy to (destination disk)Now remove the original (source) disk from the drive and insert the copy (destination) disk into the drive. The click the OKbutton. You can watch the progress as the computer "writes" to the copy (destination) disk in the Progress bar in the Copy Disk window.
  7. When the copy is completed you'll see a new, small window popup that will report:The copy completed successfullyNow remove that copy (destination) disk. You are finished!
------- This will help. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

Nov 04, 2009 | Acard Technology (ARS-2030LD) DVD±RW...

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When trying to copy a CD, I get the following error message: Warning - Bad Master Disc!

I assume it means just what it says. The Disc you are trying to copy is faulty?
Clarify what you are trying to copy. If it is copy protected, A duplicator wont copy it. Or the disc was made in a format incompatible with the master drive you are using. Ive had drives read some discs and another drive that cant read the same disc. Some brands of discs work better on certain drives. Try to use top quality reccomended discs such as Verbatim.

Char S.

May 27, 2009 | LG 1 to 6 Target CD Duplicator 52x CDRW...

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Dvd burner not burning

When you get no disk error, that is usually because of a problem with the optical laser lens that is dirty, faulty or opaque, and will start operating on certain disks better than others.

In that case you will hear disk spinning, whirring and clicking, but the TOC (table of content track at start of CD/DVD will not be read, therefore the error.

Whe this problem is starting you may be able to read only CD, DVD, or for example only DVD-R and not +R , or only to read and not to write and so on. After more prolonged usage , often the unit goes losing the rest of functions, and ends up not reading anything at all.

If instead there is no noise, and disk does not spin at all , then there is a faulty motor, or the motor micro-switch is bad. This situation is far less common than the lens problem.

Try first using a CD/DVD cleaner disk to clean the lens. If that does not work you will need to disassemble the drive , and clean lens directly with q tips and isopropyl alcohol, or to replace the CD/DVD RW drive unit.

Mar 28, 2009 | EZ Dupe EZD880 DVD RW Burner

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Targer drive not ready.

"Target overflow" just means that the disc being used to make the copy doesn't match in size. "4.7GB" to the master disc. Sometimes this occurs when you make a mistake thinking the disc in the copy slot is a DVD blank but it may be a CD-R blank(by accident) or sometimes the Master disc is a BD-R and trying to copy to a regular DVD-R (won't fit)

"Source drive not ready" is when the Master disc keeps spinning in the attempt to read. The "culprit" alot of times is the brand, or scratched, dirty, corrupted discs.
Make a copy of the master again (if possible and on your PC with a different brand of disc) then use the new Master to make the multi-discs you want.

"Target drive not ready"
is when a disc with information already on it, is in the copier (can't copy over it) sometimes we make mistakes and put the Master in the copier and vice versa : )
or no disc in it at all, and or some sort of incompatible blank media.

I have a 7 disc duplicator by Pioneer and I found that in the last few years since I've had it (since 2005)
I ran into the above situations alot.
I use it as a standalone (not hooked up to any PC etc)

It still works great but I find that was having a brand name issue with the discs; certain discs that it used to read in the Master/Source drive like Taiyo Yuden, Memorex, Ridata, SKMAX, and Phillips, suddenly don't want to read properly when inserted. The discs keeps spinning and then when you press "copy" it says "Target overflow" or "Source drive not ready" I found that solution I mentioned above with the changing of the disc brand helps fix the situation. I didn't want to hurt my brain trying to figure out what it could be as I use my duplicator for business and time is money.

Through trial and error I end up just making duplicates from my PC on different brands (cheaper unknown brands work fine) and then using the "new master" made from these is the only way I can duplicate..weird!

P.S sometimes the lens may need an old fashioned cleaning with a lens cleaner or Dust blower.

Once in a while one or two of the doors get stuck even when all 7 discs are completed...just take a q-tip with vaseline and put it on the track wheel for some lubrication and the door will open up easier.
Just some tips from someone who's had their player a long time

Hope this helps anyone in need out : )

Jun 20, 2008 | Acard Technology (ARS-2030LD) DVD±RW...

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LG GWA-4082N DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

You need to check if somehow you enabled a zone protection ,,,
Also try to
1.clean the lens
2.Reinstal drivers (find them in my computer right click properties device manager)
3. Use some other burning softvare i sugest Ashampoo burning studio...

May 27, 2008 | LG CD & DVD Burners

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Model DRW 6S160PX06C

You cannot edit files *directly* on the CD/DVD. CD-RW and DVD-RW means you can "erase and re-burn" a cd or dvd, and reuse them like they were new.

You CAN however, just copy the files from the CD onto the hard drive and work from there. If you did that, sometimes files that are copied from a CD to the computer get copied with their "Read Only" flag set.

To undo that, in windows explorer, select the offending files that are on your HARD DRIVE, right click and go to Properties.

Uncheck "Read Only"

Click OK.

Now your files should be editable.

Again I emphasize that you cannot edit files directly on the CD or DVD. You can copy them to your computer, edit and change them as you see fit, and then re-burn the cd or dvd.

Jan 25, 2008 | NexxTech (DRW6S160PX) Burner

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Nov 12, 2007 | Sony AW-Q170A-B2 DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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Unable to copy dvd's using pioneer dvd-rw dvr-112d

maybe the DVD have a copy protection system

you need to decrypt the original DVD's first then burn them off using shrink or nero recode or even dvd decrypter itself

Nov 08, 2007 | Pioneer DVR-112D DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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