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Windows 7: Burning DVD question ...

21 Sep 2013   #1
McSeven

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 
Burning DVD question ...

What is the difference between formatting a dvd then copying files to it, and burning files to it?

Thanks in advance.


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21 Sep 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello McSeven,

Choose the Live File System format when you want to burn a data disc that will play in a computer running Windows XP or later.

Choose the Mastered format when you need a disc that will play on any computer or in some different consumer electronic devices, such as CD, DVD, and Blu‑ray Disc players, that can play digital music files, pictures, or video files.


This can help give some more information about the above. Please let us know if you have any questions after reading through it.

Burn a CD or DVD in Windows Explorer



Burning say an ISO file to a blank unformatted DVD is to create a bootable DVD of what the ISO is for. For example, burn a Windows 7 ISO file to a DVD to create a bootable Windows 7 installation DVD.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool


Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Sep 2013   #3
McSeven

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 

Thanks Brink!
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22 Sep 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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