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Making copies of discs

I have successfully completed my first disc - transferred 4 hours of 8mm camcorder tapes to DVD+R format. Finalized the disc and am able to replay it on my PC, regular DVD player and portable DVD player, all with no problem.

Now I would like to make a copy of the disc for my in-laws and another for backup, but neither of the programs I normally use on my PC, Nero and DVD Shrink, recognize the format of the DVD and are unable to copy it.

Any alternatives to going through the whole procedure all over again from start to finish? (4 hours + editing/finalizing time.)

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  • Old Folky Aug 19, 2008

    Not sure how getting a laptop is going to help, unless you mean to use it to play my first disc back into the DVR as the source for a new recording. I can do this now, using my DVD player, but it's still going to take 4 hours plus editing and finalizing time for each disc. I'm looking for more of a mass production-type of solution.

  • Old Folky Aug 19, 2008

    I tried Nero, but it doesn't recognize the disc at all, so I can't even make a disc image. I will, however, try to see it Explorer or any other file manager can read the disc, asGazllFixIt suggests. Then I may at least be able to copy the files, which will be a start.


  • Gary Christer
    Gary Christer May 11, 2010

    So what files-types do you have on your DVD master if you explore the disc on your computer?

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If you have roxio, IBM record now or Nero, you can copy the disk. Make a disk image [.iso or .img] and then brun the image to a new disk.

Hope this helps.

Ken

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

I've the same problem

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Get a laptop

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