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Can copy protection kill DVD burner?

We tried to burn a DVD that turned out to have copy protection on it. Since then, the burner has stopped working and causes the computer to freeze up and will not even copy DVDs that we have previously copied. This burner and computer are only a few months old and everything worked perfectly prior to this event. Any suggestions about why this happened and how to fix it? Thanks.

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Maybe it's a coincidence. There is no a case that a copy-protected DVD will damage the DVD problem. Perhaps you can try to remove copy protection before copying. Leawo DVD Copy is a powerful DVD backup tool to help you burn DVD to another blank disc, ISO image file or folder. As the best DVD cloner, it can also be used to remove copy protection and region code from your DVD. Now you can free download and experience it.

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Hi, copying copy protected stuff wont do any damage to your drive, best program to use is dvd shrink, but u need nero installed for it to work, u can download dvd shrink free if you search on google.com i would suggest just returning the drive to the shop you purchased it from as its still under warrenty.. All the best John

Posted on Mar 01, 2007

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