DVD Integrity Check?

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  1. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I have about 450+ DVD's that are archives (copies of movies I legitatmely own, of course :p) that I want to check the quality. When I started doing this probably about 2 years ago, I was a fool and played on my laptop the whole time while they were copying. Some, but not all, have spots where they skip alot and some won't even play past the point where it freezes.

    I am guessing it was because I was doing too much with the computer, and the CPU just didn't have enough muscle to do the job properly. But, I don't really care what it was, it might have been I was using a not so nice program back then either.

    Basically what I am looking for is an application that can check each movie for me. Say if i load it into my DVD-ROM on my PC, and it can do a "quick-scan" or something else, to make sure it plays from start to finish. I don't care if it skips, as long as it's not alot and for too long, but I want to ensure they all will go from start to finish. Is there a program that can play the movie at HYPER speed, or something that's not too time consuming, so I don't have to insert 450+ movies in my DVD Player to see if they work?
     
  2. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Sure, upload them so I can watch and I will tell you what ones work.
     
  3. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Hmm, any other ideas? :p
     
  4. madmatt

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    I'll help Steevo.
     
  5. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    Simple plan is NOT to play on your pc while copying movies. As far as checking the integrity of them, you have to watch them to see.
     
  6. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    Send me the Hard Drive, I'll slave it and let you know which ones are lacking integrity:laugh:






    You don't have those kinds of movies on your HD do ya?
     
  7. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Upload em and we all can help ;) :p
     
  8. kcnychief

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  9. vertigo

    vertigo OSNN Senior Addict

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    this is nothing compared to all the productive posts so far ;), but

    install nero, use the "nero cd-dvd speed" tool to do a scandisk. it'll check for errors, (will look similar to old dos scandisk). quick and reliable :)

    the most likely cause is bad/incompatible media, burning at too high a speed (especially with older writers) and outdated firmware. cpu should only really be an issue if you're using something with little horsepower. most burning applicatiosn are automatically set to high priority anyway :)
     
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  10. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Thanks Vertigo, I'll give that a try.