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Old 06-19-2003, 06:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey All I want to burn/copy DVD's! I would like to know what I need to start the burning process..

I have a compaq presario 5410us. It has a dvd PLAYER and a cd-rw..I don't ahve any soft ware but roxio easy cd creator!

So what else do I need?


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Old 06-19-2003, 08:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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For a full DVD backup, you need a DVD Burner. You can use the CD-RW, but you will have to compress it to a VCD or SVCD (lower quality), since a CD only holds about 700MB compared to several GB's on a DVD (depending on extra features, etc)

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Old 06-19-2003, 12:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yup, a dvd burner will do the job...and ofcourse a dvd burning software. google search it...
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Old 06-19-2003, 01:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yep Yep! You of course need a DVD Burner! (You can get a DVD-RW/CD-RW All in one for about $180)
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But you also need to check what type of DVD player you want to play these in. Not all DVD media is compatible with all DVD players.

Some DVD players use only DVD-R while some only use DVD+R, and not all DVD+RWs will play in all DVD Players.

Do some research before you run out and buy the cheapest thing you see.
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