How I can burn data DVD on CD-RW?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by 01010101, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. 01010101

    01010101 OSNN Junior Addict

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    I installed Nero 7 Ultra Demo, but it won't even recognize if I insert DVD-R 8x 4.7G DVD.
     
  2. yalooze

    yalooze OSNN Addict

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    Are you saying that Nero won't recognise that you have a blank dvd in the drive?

    What do you mean by 'burn data DVD on CD-RW"?
    If the file(s) you have on the dvd are less then 700MB then you can put them on a CD-RW, otherwise it won't fit.
     
  3. 01010101

    01010101 OSNN Junior Addict

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    that's right, Nero won't recognize it.
    My bad, I want to burn data (size more than 3GB) on DVD and use the CD-RW for that since I don't have DVD-RW.
     
  4. shooter468

    shooter468 OSNN Junior Addict

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    CD-RW's cant write DVD's, if you can do that then why would there be DVD-RW's ?
     
  5. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    all dvd burners are RW compatible. What you need is a DVD-RW disc :)
     
  6. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    You can't burn 3GB's onto a CD-RW disk. :)
     
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  8. shooter468

    shooter468 OSNN Junior Addict

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    From what i understood he is trying to use his cd writer to burn a DVD. It cant be done and you need to get yourself a dvd writer!
     
  9. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    You can't burn a DVD in a CD-RW as said above.

    You can put 3 GB of data onto CD-RW disks. It will take 5 CD's.

    Use WINZIP to creat an archive of the data and tell WINZIP to spread it across (5) 650 MB files. Then burn the files to the 5 CD's. You will need to swap CD's in and out to read the data and if one disk is damaged the entire archive is probably lost.

    Nero Ultra has a backup utility that will allow you to do the same thing (burn across multiple CDs) but I have never used it.