DVD backups...

  barryoneoff.co.uk 00:51 09 Jun 2006
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Simple question, but I normally use CD's.

As there is so much space on a DVD, if I want to back up a certain number of applications over a period of time, can I add them to the DVD at different times or do I have to do them all at once?

I think it will be Nero that I will be using.

  GaT7 01:43 09 Jun 2006

When doing your first burn, select data disk in Nero, add your files to backup, press Next & make sure to select the box to 'Allow files to be added later (multisession disk)' - screenshot click here.

To see if it actually works, do the first burn, then on completion, restart Nero & try to add more files to your recently created 'multisession disk.' G

  €dstowe 06:30 09 Jun 2006

DVDs are much more delicate than CDs and very much more prone to damage and data loss.

I would even use CDs for backing up and most certainly most DVDs.

  €dstowe 06:47 09 Jun 2006

Sorry, most important "not"s were missed out of my reply above.

It should read:

I would not even use CDs for backing up and most certainly not DVDs.

My excuse is that it's early in the morning.

  barryoneoff.co.uk 08:09 09 Jun 2006

I too would rather use CD's, but the capacity on a DVD makes them favourite for a temporary backup at the moment.

Cheers, Whiz...

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