Ok, I just got my new computer up and running with a Sony Dual Layer DVD Burner. Trouble is, Dual Layer media is insanely expensive. I'm trying to back up my movies, many are single layer, so Nero Recode works great, rips right from the original in the ROM drive to the blank in the burner. Here's the trouble, I have a dual layer disc I am trying to back up on a single layer. Using Nero RECODE I stripped off the extra features and the trailers and garbage, leaving just the menus and the movie. Nero stats the file size is now about 4204 MBs.......but after only a minute of burning it stats burning failed. Then when I go back, all of a sudden it shows the file size at 4460 MBs!!!! I played around with the settings, dropping the file size even lower, to around 4000 thinking the estimate was just off and it did it again. I'm now out 2 blanks. I went out and bought some R/Ws so at least I wouldn't be ruining discs in my trials, got it to burn perfectly onto a R/W, then went back, set it up the same and loaded a +R blank, and it ruined it again. I'm stumped. It fails to burn on 2 different brands of +R, including Sony brand! The thing that gets me is ALWAYS, the file size shoots back up to the same size, 4460. I stripped the video quality all the way down to minimums, showing an estimated file size of 3400 MBs and it still jumped back to exactly 4460 MBs after runing a disc. Any ideas? Keeping the original menus is important to me which is why I like Nero Recode......and I don't want to spend $8 for a single dual layer blank just to back up my movies.