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#1 fluxx23

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 02:16 AM

Hi, I just burned a data dvd to backup some of my files. It went smoothly to my knowledge. I used BurnAware free edition to burn. And a visual inspection of the dvd shows that information has been written to the disc.

But when I try to open the drive in any kind of explorer (Windows Explorer, xplorer2, command prompt) it shows that nothing is on the disc.

In command prompt It just tells me "The parameter is incorrect."

I'm including a hardware log.

Any idea what would cause this and how to fix?

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#2 Billy O'Neal

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 02:19 AM

Sounds like your burning software us burning in UDF mode only.

See of there are "Joliet/ISO/Rock Ridge/UDF" settings in your recorder, and set to Joliet for best balance between compatibility and features.

If BurnAware does not have that option, see if CDBurnerXP works correctly.

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 09:50 AM

It doesn't give me any kind of options it seems. Is there any way to recover the files from the disc? (I suppose get them in a different drive?)

--edit--

and when i try to add files into cdburnerxp it burn it just locks up. =\ Looks like a nice program though

Edited by fluxx23, 05 April 2008 - 10:14 AM.


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Posted 05 April 2008 - 07:00 PM

Well since I couldn't get those files to show up, I was lucky enough to get a tool called CDCheck which seems like it's in the process of recovering those files for me. I'll have to be wary next time of the formats, I've never really had a problem like this before.

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 07:20 PM

MagicISO Virtual DVD-ROM0000


watch out for these, they can confuse windows and the bus

Your pioneer drive is one of the better slimlines, a good burning program won't mess up a data dvd, inferior blanks will tho

http://www.imgburn.com/

Edited by DaChew, 05 April 2008 - 07:21 PM.

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Posted 14 April 2008 - 11:46 PM

I found that a running VMWare client was affecting things somehow. Anyway, if off it seemed to work, or just copying the files through the VMware client even...strange.

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Posted 15 April 2008 - 04:49 AM

virtual drives, virtual machines, virtual coasters?
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Posted 17 April 2008 - 06:58 AM

Not a virtual drive... don't think you can burn a cd with one of those....

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 07:05 AM

a virtual drive is a mounted iso image meant to fool windows and other programs, it plays heck with the burning programs also since the drivers necessary for it to work have to be loaded early and low
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