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DVD+RL burn capacity

Discussion in 'Nero discussion' started by shudog, Jun 16, 2007.

  1. shudog

    shudog Member

    Jun 16, 2007
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    Hi All,

    I just bought some Verbatim DVD+RL (double layer) discs and am trying to backup some data using Nero 6. BUT i keep getting the "Compilation will not fit onto blank disc." error and I don't know why.

    When I right click->properties on the directory encapsulating all my backup data it tells me:
    Size: 7.35GB (7,893,757,198 bytes)
    Size on disk: 7.35GB (7,897,497,600 bytes)
    Contains: 1,852 Files, 29 Folders

    Now after looking thru Wikipedia I understand the diff between 8.5Gb on the disk and 8.5Gb on my drive. Wikipedia states that the actual capacity is 7.92Gb which I am under. So why won't it burn?!?! So frustrating!!

    Help much appreciated. Thx.
    - shudog
  2. hobbit112

    hobbit112 Regular member

    Feb 13, 2006
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    Besure to change the target disk type! It's an easy thing to miss the first couple of times! :)

    Last edited: Jun 16, 2007

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