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Solved: DVDs no longer burning

Q: Solved: DVDs no longer burning

Hello Fairly new to this so probably best if I post my system Solved: no burning longer DVDs spec to get the ball rolling Currently using an Acer Aspire laptop running Windows Vista -bit Intel Core Duo Processor Solved: DVDs no longer burning T GHz MHz FSB MB L cache GB DDR DVD-Super Multi DL Left a few bits out but those pieces of information appear to be the most relevant The issue I am having is in burning movies to DVDs - I used to do it all the time had no issues in the past Simply stick a DVD in the drive open up Windows DVD Maker figured it was a good idea to say which piece of software I was using and hit Burn As I said previously I ve had no issues with this Always worked fine and played perfectly on both stand alone DVD players laptops and an xbox However just recently I can t seem to get them to burn Movie files I ve previously been successful with will no longer burn either so that ruled out the possiblity that just my recent movies we not burning The error message being display when trying to add to be burnt is as followed quot files were successfully added file could not be added The file Directory FileName avi is not valid or is corrupted quot The majority of files are in avi format I also downloaded a converter to convert them to mpeg and mpeg when converted they did not give off the error message when added but would remain on after clicking burn That s pretty much the issue not installed removed any programs recently to knowledge that would change anything Have also tried to include as much detail as possible in hope that someone may have an answer solution Any help would be greatly appreciated Regards Chris nbsp

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Thanks in advance!

A:Memorex DVD rewriter not burning DVDs with Nero 8 any longer

I also tonight upgraded my Nero to version 9 to see if that would help but it has not. I still cannot burn a DVD. In addition, I cannot seem to burn using just the Windows Vista burning options either. I am starting to think I need to buy a new DVD Rewriter.

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A:Solved: Burning DVDs

Yes, but not if you want to play the DVD. You can burn any file to DVD, but most video files need to be encoded or converted to the right format before you can burn a DVD that will play.
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A:When burning DVDs the windows close and the burning fails but the drive keeps spinnin

My guess would be theres something wrong with the dvd drive.I also have the same computer.Either the laser in it is shot or needs cleaned or the whole drive has failed.
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A:Need help burning dvds

Ok to start with you can't burn dvd movies that are copyright. For example like The Hulk or Spiderman. As it would be illegal. Now if its home movies you are after to burn new copies now you can do that. And i don't think your computer has a dvd burner. If it did it would say something like dvd writer. now i might be wrong though. Now i have read your computer has a dvd reader though.
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A:Dvds not burning

you need to encode them right,
try using windows dvd maker.

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A:Burning DVDs

Are the dvds that are burning in 6 mins, burning at higher speeds than normal? (above 20x) Sometimes faster burning speed can reduce the quality of dvds you burn from your computer, try burning at a slower speed to see if there is any improvement maybe?
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A:Burning CDs and DVDs

Sometimes when upgrading OS from Windows XP to Windows 7 the programs might not work in Windows 7 because Windows is a lot different compatibility issues. Try going to the Nero shortcut right click on it select Properties the click on the Compatibility tab then change it to Windows XP SP2 or SP3. See if that helps.

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A:Burning DVDs

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A:Burning DVDs

are you trying to use the dvd on a dvd player or just use the dvd as storage
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A:burning cds/dvds

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A:Burning DVDs

Google for DVD Shrink
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A:Burning DVDs

I believe that many more older DVD players used the DVD -R format.
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A:Burning DVDs

Windows XP doesn't contain built-in support for burning DVDs, IIRC.
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A:Help Burning DVDs

I use Sonic MyDVD version 5.
MyDVD does not have all the bells but its the most stable program I have used by far!
I have used it to capture at least 350GB of video from Mini DVD tape and have burned several hundred DVDs.
DVD buring, you will soon find, is not an exact science.
Others in this forum can help you better if this proves to be a hardware issue.
If you want to try a MyDVD trial hit
You also might want to check out your DVD burner vs. blank media options, etc. @
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A:Burning DVDs

Firstly, what you are describing IS piracy, IS copyright infringement, and IS illegal.

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A:Burning DVDs

try defraging, restarting, doing a disk-cleanup, all that fun stuff.
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A:I Need Help With Burning Dvds

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A:Burning Dvds

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A:DVDs no longer play

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At what speed does your burner read regular DVD's (DVD you bought) ? Are you still using the same media brand as before ? Can you read the DVD's you burned at the normal speed on another computer ?

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What type of usb 2.0 controller?
This may be a suspect. I had one so I could run
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A:Trouble burning CDs / DVDs

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Originally Posted by voncreme

Just within these past few days, my computer has become unable to "format" blank CDs and DVD-RWs. Before, I could insert a blank disk and open it in My Computer and then drag items into the empty folder and Vista would simply format it like that.

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Faulting application DVDMaker.exe, version 6.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x479193d1, faulting module ac3filter.acm_unloaded, version, time stamp 0x46c6a5b4, exception code 0xc0000005, fault offset 0x042bb5ed, process id 0x18f4, application start time 0x01c9150b75b891e1.

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Faulting application NeroVision.exe, version, time stamp 0x455d63b8, faulting module unknown, version, time stamp 0x00000000, exception code 0xc0000005, fault offset 0x0754b5ed, process id 0x125c, application start time 0x01c9150bad7d9bc1.

If anybody is able to shed light on the issue it would be much appreciated.

Thank You. Sam.
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
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Several burning apps can perform that function. I've done it in the past using Alcohol 120. However, the burn speed is greatly reduced. In my instance, it was slightly faster to burn two discs at once that it was to simply burn one at a time.
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A:Laptop will no longer play DVDs.. HELP!!

Does the drive read any disc?

Open Device Manager and uninstall the drive and restart Windows. After Windows restarts the drive will be re-installed.

If still having issues take a look at the article below.
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs

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A:Vista no longer recognizing any cds/dvds

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A:burning dvds - audio delays

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* Couldn't post the log file cuz post couldnt handle more than 1,000 words. So I uploaded it on my website so you can check it out

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The simple answer is no.
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