I am using anydvd and clonedvd2 and it takes a long time to back up a dvd. It takes about 40 minutes to transcode and 40 minutes to burn. Is this normal? Does anyone know how long it takes from start to finsh using dvdshrink and nero? I am talking baout normal size movies (one hour and a half to 2 hours) i am also having problems burning with memorex 8X dvd+r's. Are verbatim dvd+r good? can anyone help me. about the length of time required, how long does it usually take for you guys?