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Old 08-02-2009, 01:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Anbody know how long blank dvd-r stays good?

Hey guys wasn't sure where to put this but I was wondering how long a blank (nothing recorded to it yet) dvd-r stays good for. I've heard once a home made dvd-r is burned they will last anywhere from 2 years to 50 years but what about ones that have no data burned to it from a home computer and is still in its package?

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Default Re: Anbody know how long blank dvd-r stays good?

If kept in the package and never used, I imagine it would last at least 20-30 years.

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Default Re: Anbody know how long blank dvd-r stays good?

Yea, it will last a good amount of years if it's kept in a good environment, like a house with normal temperatures.
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Default Re: Anbody know how long blank dvd-r stays good?

ya, mostlikely a DVD kept in good condition will last you at least 30 years. most likely another 50 after that.

as long as does not get scratched.

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