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[bold]Whats the best format for burning dvd's[/bold]

Discussion in 'DVD Shrink forum' started by Hollyman, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. Hollyman

    Hollyman Guest

    Hi, I have DVD shrink and DVD Decrypter, once I was ready to burn with DVD decypter I used a blank memorex 1-2x DVD-RW and Windows XP said this format is not supported by windows. What format DVD should I use? The icon in my computer goes from DVD-rw drive to cd drive when i put the blank DVD in. The blank should work. my burner supports all DVD formats. It's a NEC ND-3540A 16x DVD+/-r/Rw single layer and dual layer support. Anybody's recomendation would be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. tEChniiQue

    tEChniiQue Guest

    Any good DvD-R should work for you. I prefer Philips.
     
  3. jmet

    jmet Regular member

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    That is normal and everyones computer does that.
     
  4. 2oldGeek

    2oldGeek Active member

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    Just use a DVD+R or DVD-R the DVD-RW will have to be formatted before using. which is a pain in the rear-end. I use Verbatim 16X +R MCC 004-00 booked to DVD-ROM. Exclusively.....
     
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    I agree with every1 in here all - +R media are good but keep within the manifactures of TY and Verbatim discs
     
  6. creaky

    creaky Moderator Staff Member

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    Verbatim [bold]datalifeplus[/bold] and/or genuine TY (Taiyo Yuden)
     
  7. Hollyman

    Hollyman Guest

    How do you format the dvd-rw?
     
  8. Car.Mike

    Car.Mike Active member

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    Hollyman ,
    Welcome to the forum. I use DVDinfoPro ( free and you can google for the program) to re-format my RW's. You can also put the RW in the burner drive and then right click the burner and tell it to erase the DVD
     
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    To add to all the above good info, you can also use Decrypter to erase your disk. Just go into Tools, drive and then erase.
     
  10. jmet

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    Sorry arniebear and me posted the same information at the same time. lol
     
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