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Old 04-24-2004, 03:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can i copy a dvd- to a dvd+

I bought a dvd+rw/r drive with dvd+rw discs from pc world. I tried to copy data from a dvd-R to a dvd+rw using 'Easy cd + DVD Creator 6' but it always get stuck on 66% when preparing data. Is this because the dvd's are not compatible or is there a problem with cd creator? Would i be better off with a dvd- RW/R drive?

Would appreciate some advice


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Old 04-24-2004, 03:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A DVD+ SHOULD be able to read a DVD-. I think the incompatibility problems were only with the set top DVD players and that was mostly with the early ones. Are you able to read the DVD- disc with the DVD+ drive? If you can, then try making an image file first then writing that to another DVD. Or else it could just be the ROXIO 6 that you're having problems with.

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Old 04-24-2004, 04:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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d3bz26 try copying the data from the source disc to the hard disk first. than from the hard disk copy the data to your blank DVD.
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