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DVD-R burning more then 1 hour! Super slow Burning DVD-R

Q: DVD-R burning more then 1 hour! Super slow Burning DVD-R

Hi

I would be gratefull for help, just a week or two my inside and outside (USB) recorders started to work extremly slow.
Using Nero 14 i can see the real recording speed 800 - 1 500 kB/s when using 16x (22 160 kB/S). My usb samsung blu-ray recorder also work very slow - data fo 25 Gb disc takes about 4 hours.
It is a new machine, 16 Gb RAM, 3770K on board so it is a fast one but recording...
I tried deinstaling IDE i decice manager.
I tried Ashampoo, CDburnerXP - all the same.
During recording HDD 0 (c shows 1% usage.
No software in background - just Kaspersky

DVD and Blu-ray have no errors - veryfication ok, surface test also - only very slow.
Tested media: TDK, Sony, Panasonic (all 16x for dvd and 6x for blu-ray)

Please help

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A: DVD-R burning more then 1 hour! Super slow Burning DVD-R

Look in Device Manager. Right click on the burners and see if DMA is enabled. Usually when super slow kicks in it's because somehow this setting gets changed to disabled.

Turn Direct Memory Access (DMA) on or off - Microsoft Windows Help

The instructions are for Windows 7 but once you get to Device Manager I'd bet it's the same.

In W8 the quick way to Device Manager is hit Winkey-x then m.

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A:Super Slow DVD burning issues

try using imageburn..
 

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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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Go to Task Manager...shut the system down from there.
 
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Sounds to me like it's a hardware problem moreso than a software problem if you cannot manually open the drive.
 
Louis

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A:some nero burning user veteran??problem burning...

I am a "Nero Veteran", war veteran, etc.. etc.. The reason your having problems is simple. Some discs cannot be copied, as they may be copy protected or contain errors. If you are unsure if your disc can be copied,
run a trial in the "simulation" mode. Click on "More" at the bottom of the page and select "Simulation".
 

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A:Audio CD Burning with Nero Burning Rom

You cannot append any audio files to an disc that has been completed. Once a disc is completed it cannot access the remaining space. Especially with Nero Express. Once a disc is burned it is "closed (finalized)."

This is just a simple explanation.

I believe Roxio's Easy cd creator lets you add files to your disc as long as you don't "finalize" it. Until you finalize it you will not be able to listen to the music.
 

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i use roxio cd creater 5 and yes it reads the disk without reboot - even though i have xp on a few machines with cdrw never used the built in facility
 

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A:My dvd burner has slowed was burning at 6x now burning at .05%

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A:Slow dvd burning

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A:CD-RW burning slow

Did you burn an image to the hard drive, or from a cdrom? if from cdrom, how fast is your cdrom ? also, the cdrs are what speed? the cdrs have a writing speed limit. if the limit is 24x, then all your discs will burn at 24x max. I don't think there are 52x writable cdrs yet. although some discs still write at 52x. (not all). that's probably your case.
 

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A:Burning cd/ dvd SLOW!

Go to Start > Run, type in devmgmt.msc, double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers, double-click Secondary IDE Channel, Advanced settings tab, if either one says 'PIO Only' switch it to 'DMA if available'.
 

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A:cd-rw burning slow

If nothing else you could do with more ram
 

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A:slow dvd burning

dvd burning is slow altogether, it depends on the movie size

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A:Slow burning/CPU? question

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A:Slow DVD Burning- DMA enabled

Hi and welcome. I've moved you to hardware for better assistance.
 

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A:External DVD/CD RW burning ever so slow??

It sounds like you may have been trying to burn an audio cd using files that are not in WAV format, and a Video DVD using files that are not DVD compatible. When you are burning a video DVD, it is essential to have your video files in a DVD-compatible MPEG format.

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A:DVD writer burning very slow

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A:Solved: burning is too slow

Try Nero.It is also Vista Compatible.It can burn CD's,DVD's and Blu-ray Disc's!(Of course,you must have a Blu-ray burner for that!)Also,you can adjust it's burning speed according to your will.You can get a trial version here:-

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Also,it has many other features which will make your burning experience richer and better than ever.Try it and report me back here for any problems,errors or questions.I will be open.Good Luck.
 

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A:Slow DVD burning problem

Try the test again but with ones that have data on them
Have you change makes on cds just lately and what are they?
 

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A:DVD burning extremely slow

Hm, if both your hard drive and your DVD burner are running slow, I would suggest maybe looking into flashing the BIOS of your motherboard? Both the HD and the DVD are hooked up by SATA, correct?

A few things to test here: Transferring data from the computer to an external drive seems slow, try transferring data the same way in Safe Mode, see if it speeds up any, if it does, I would say some type of software is slowing it down.

Could try replacing the SATA cables, or if you have more then 2 SATA ports on the board, if they are not already spaced out, try spacing them farther apart(Though I do not see this as a soloution, you can always try it)

One other thing you could try if you believe it might be software/registry related rather then hardware is do a Recovery to a date/time previous to when you experienced this problem, see if that helps any,
 

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A:Workaround For Slow Burning In Windows Xp

All of this can be done through the device manager.

Start > right click on My Computer > Manage > Device Manager

Click on the "+" sign next to IDE channels (or some listing similar) to expand it. Right clicking on an item will allow you to uninstall it. Then restart the computer and Windows should reinstall the item.

Or, double click on the particular channel the problem is with. Under "Drivers" you will have options to roll back the driver or uninstall the driver etc. Under "Advanced" you can change the transfer mode (usually slow PIO mode, or faster DMA mode).

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A:Lite-on Burner Burning REALLY slow.

Is this an ide type burner or sata? If ide, have you checked that it has not reverted to PIO mode? Do this in device mgr. Open atapi controllers and check each channel.
 

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A:My HJT Log; Probs w/ CD Burning & Slow Operation

Hello and Welcome.

This forum is for malware removal help.

A slow machine is not always a product of infection. I don't see any sign of active infection

Please see this sticky topic:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...ning-slow.html

If that doesn't help with the slow machine, ask in either the Windows XP or Hardware sections of the forum.

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A:DVD-RW Drive suddenly burning v. slow

Well this may be it http://www.dvdplusvideo.com/dvdguide005.html
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A:Solved: Slow burning problem

The version I am using was 5 and it was not working properly so I uninstalled it. Problem solved.
 

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I have done all of the normal things that a person does to speed up their computer (all of the things recommended on this site) with no results and apparently there isn't a malware problem.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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A:Slow burning with Roxio Creator NXT 3

Burning, by definition, does NOT involve encoding. Burning is the process of copying data from a source (usually the HDD) and "burning" the data onto disc (CD, DVD. Blu-ray).

Encoding infers that you are taking video files, and CREATING a video DVD. The encoding process converts the source file(s) into a DVD compliant mpeg2 video and audio stream. Encoding time is largely cpu dependant, but some applications are faster than others. The source file format can also impact performance.

So, most likely, nothing is "broken".
 

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If been doing some research online about different burn speeds..

Many claim that slower speeds yield better picture quality?!!

I really cant imagine this?

The media is digital! Burn slow or fast and the same exact source will be on the dvd?! Right!
 

A:Does Burning DVD/Cds SLOW yield better quality?

You're right. I suppose there may be some effect within a range of speeds, under some circumstances, maybe something along the line of more dye molecules making the transition. Even the age of the DVD's may play a role. But the things are designed and tested to work within the speed range noted on the package and I wouldn't expect them to be "better" to any appreciable degree just because they were burned more slowly. There is certainly a strong intuitive feeling that slow would be better, but that is probably not borne out by any evidence.

In fact, I have seen the opposite, too, that media that have a lower limit on the burning speed really don't work well if you try to burn them slower than their rated lower limit.

The drive itself may also play into this. If it spins less stably at higher speeds, that may affect the result. But they aren't supposed to "wobble".
 

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While extracting (large) zip/rar files, the PC is not very responsive: I can hardly switch application, and web browsing, for example, is almost impossible. I used winrar and switched to 7zip, without much improvement.

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This did not happen on the same PC when I had Vista installed.

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A:Slow / unresponsive while extracting or burning

Check that your memory is sufficient. Is it all being utiliized? Take the memory diagnostic test. Just type that phase in search and then click on memory diagonostic.
After a problem occurs, type event viewer in search and look for errors.
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If you are getting burn errors at only x4 burning to CD media, the data transfer speed from the source must indeed be very low. Now that CD media production techniques allow for high-speed burning (on compatible burners of course), the very lowest burning speeds (x2) are no longer catered for, and even finding discs compatible with that speed is now virtually impossible.

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A:Solved: Burning, Burning, Nothing!

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A:Slow, Slow Slow burning and unzipping

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A:Super fast connection, super slow video streaming

Americans use the Internet non-stop round the clock, so that's not the probable reason. I think your ISP is throttling your speed for videos sites. You should contact your ISP and complain.

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A:It's Always Something..... Super super slow internet browsers

I hope there are no problems with my HJT log. I know it hasn't been looked at yet. However, I think I found the problem to my internet problems. A bad lynxsys connection. I hooked up directly to my computer and modem and my internet worries are over. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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A:Super,super, slow and quirky laptop XP

Welcome back to TSF...

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan. If any viruses/trojans are detected, try to delete or clean them in that site. Otherwise, make sure your antivirus program has the latest definitions and run a full system scan.

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

Download and install Spybot S&D http://security.kolla.de/. Run Spybot and click on the 'Search for Updates' button. Install any updates that are available.

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Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
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A:I get 60fps with games with highest graphics, but out of games, super super slow

ryry013

OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2029 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 229081 MB (65% Free Space);
D: Total - 126937 MB, Free - 123889 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33SXG2
Antivirus: NoneClick to expand...

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OS: Vista is infamous for its constant annoyance to the user. This is somewhat unlikely, but it could be Vista slowing you down. I recommend upgrading to Win7 regardless.

Processor: The processor seems alright, so you're not having troubles there.

RAM: You may want to consider a RAM upgrade, as many applications (including games) do tend to stick around in memory until a restart. I'd have to say the lack of RAM is your issue. It shouldn't take much more, maybe another 1GB-2GB should fix it up.

Graphics: Nice graphics card, by the way. Beats mine ._.
AntiVirus: Well, the fact that you're careful on the Internet does NOT protect you from viruses. Not at all. I strongly recommend installing Avast! Also, I recommend installing MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and give your computer a nice scan with both of them.
 

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A:Burning CD's

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