Disc won't copy

  Les T 21:06 24 Feb 2006
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Hi folks, tonight i tried to copy one of my game discs (IL-2 Sturmovik), however i got a message saying that one or both of the discs was dirty. Needless to say the burn was not successfull, i am using Window XP SP2, 1GB RAM, 125GB Free Hard Drive space. I used Sonic Record Now to try and burn the disc. It was to copy for my own personal use by yhe way!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:29 24 Feb 2006

Its probably copywrit protected to stop you burning another disk.

It is illegal in this country to make a backup even for peronal use.

  terryf 23:19 24 Feb 2006

Have you tried using Nero to make a copy? My Nero tells me when disks are copy write but still goes on to copy

  wbiggchiefy 23:40 24 Feb 2006

I presume u have cleanes the disk properly
If not just as with an old LP use a lint free cloth or get a proper disc clesner (I would be wary with the disc cleaner however and make sure any excess cleaning fluid is removed as this can seriously affect a dvd writer.

I find the best prog to copy with is probably not Nero - but it depends on what u want to copy - it is obviously illegal to make a copy of anything which is copyrighted (but if u look hard enough u will find the software u want)
I shouldn't type this but u can get most of the apps on P2P sites - some of the software is actually free to try (Copy DVD for example which I think gives 30 days) but others on the sites are not legal - --be warned!
Chiefy

  wbiggchiefy 23:44 24 Feb 2006

My discs start to copy if they show they are copyrighted on nero and then the write fails at about 70% - any ideas?

  billyliv 00:31 25 Feb 2006

Cut your burning speed down. cheers, Bill

  Les T 22:13 25 Feb 2006

I've downloaded a trial of Nero 7, which has performed the job perfectly.

Thanks to everybody

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