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Windows 7: DVD Copy

27 Apr 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows Professional 32bit
DVD Copy

Hi all,

I'd like to make a DVD of a data DVD,
not a video or movie but a copy of my Driver DVD,
the only programs I have are ones that wont let you
make a data DVD, only movies and alike.

I would lake to have a good program that's easy to use
but no more then $40 - $50, any help would be nice.


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27 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

CDBurnerXP: Free CD and DVD burning software

It's free.

Regards....Mike Connor
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27 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

Imgburn is a (free) good popular all rounder (inc dual layer data DVDs)
The Official ImgBurn Website
data, music, video....
I've used it to make backups of dual layer software installation disks.
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27 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

You can actually use a lot of burning programs if you go the "detour" via creating an ISO image first.
like with Magic Disk

Mount ISO Files - Freeware MagicDisc Download
But my first choice would also be ImgBurn that mjf mentioned.

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28 Apr 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows Professional 32bit

Wow that was a job in it's self just trying to get ImgBurn from The Official ImgBurn Website,
but I got it and installed it, now id love to make a copy of my driver dvd,
got the driver dvd in drive 1 and the blank dvd in drive 2 but now witch one of the options do i pick to make the copy?

1, write image file to disc?
2, write files/folders to disc?
3, create image file from disc?
4, create image file from files/folders?
5, verify disc?
6, discovery?

Thanks a millon ppl
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28 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

yeah I know..they are not known to have the most organized webpage
I always do a 2 pronged approach.
First Option 3 to create an ISO image (which also is a great way to have a backup copy of your DVD on your hard drive).
and then Option 1 to write the image to any DVD of your choosing.
If you want you could then pick option 5 to verify that the write operation went OK (normally I just just skip that as long as I don't get any error message during the burn.

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28 Apr 2011   #7

Microsoft Windows Professional 32bit

This is all to confusing for me,
all i want to do is make a copy of my driver DVD, that's all
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28 Apr 2011   #8

Microsoft Windows Professional 32bit

Oh my goodness -DG,

I did what you said to do and it worked just great, thank you so very much for your details on how to do it.
and thank you all very much for all your help on this, now I have two perfect copys of my driver DVD's.

Again thank you all, Me
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28 Apr 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

You're very welcome!
In fact the whole thing is easier done than written down
I'm glad it worked for you

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