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Can you rewrite on a DVD r disk?

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2011-09-12 14:09:25
2011-09-12 14:09:25

No it is not possible to rewrite a DVD-r or DVD+r disc. The type of DVD that can do that is a DVD-rw or a DVD+rw

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CD-R is burnable CD, DVD-R is a burnable DVD. In detail A CD-R has less memory to use because the laser makes bigger marks on the disk. The disk can be read by your CD player The DVD-R has much more memory because the laser makes smaller marks on the disk that means more memory per disk. then the disk can be read by the computer or DVD player.

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A DVD-R burner, software and a DVD-R disk. The software can be found anywhere for free. The hardware(DVD-R) burner needs to be purchased at a store along with the disk. Once you have installed the hardware and software just place the files on the disk.

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You are unable too, DVD+R = Write once. DVD+RW= up to 1000 times rewriting. Hope that helps.

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Because DVD-R is already formatted. If you try to format it you will damage it permanently. You should write data on a DVD-r disk without formatting it.

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The DVDs that you can rewrite many times are a DVD-RW and a DVD+RW. You can also rewrite a DVD-RAM more than once.

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No, you cannot reuse a DVD plus R disks. Once you write on a DVD disk, it cannot be re-written over. You will need to use a new disk.

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Rewrite is a record function, a dvd player is just that, a player.

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A single side of a DVD-R has 2,294,922 data sectors for 12 cm disk. For an 8 cm disk the amount of sectors is 712,891.

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Hard Disk is the same as Hard Drive which is a storage device. CD Drive is a device that reads cd/cd-r/cd-rw/dvd/dvd-r/dvd-rw.

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Floppy Disk - 144 MB CD-R - 700 MB DVD-R - 4.7 GB Hard Disk - Up to 10 TB

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Computers do read DVD-Rs but if your computer doesn't read DVD-Rs you may not have a DVD Drive. To make sure you have one, Look on the drive. If it says Compact Disk, that means CDs only. If it says Compact Disk and DVD R/RW you cab view and burn DVDs

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When DVD burners were first bundled with computers, each brand had their own DVD format. Some of the DVD burners used DVD-R, while others used DVD+R. The formats differed very little in terms of quality settings, however a computer that created one DVD format could not play the other. After time, computers gained the ability to burn both DVD-R and DVD+R formats. After this change, it became possible to copy the contents of a DVD-R and convert it onto a DVD+R.1Check to make sure you have a DVD burner that can read both DVD+R and DVD-R disks. Without a drive that can do this, you can not perform the conversion process. Most computers created within the last several years are capable of reading both DVD+R and DVD-R. The manual for the computer should state this information.2Insert the DVD-R disk into the computer. The disk must be a data DVD and not a video DVD. A video DVD can not convert from DVD-R to DVD+R. However, if the DVD-R disk is a data disk, you will be able to convert the files.3Double-click "My Computer" (or "Computer") and double-click the DVD icon. A window opens, displaying all of the contents currently saved on the disk.4Click and drag over all the files you want to convert over to a DVD+R. This highlights all of the content. Click in the highlighted area and drag it to the computer's desktop.5Eject the DVD-R and insert the blank DVD+R into the DVD burner on your computer. Launch the DVD burning software.6Select to create a data DVD, then click and drag the files from your desktop into the main viewing area of the DVD burner.7Click "Burn" and the DVD+R begins to burn. Once the burn process completes, the conversion from DVD-R to DVD+R is done.

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DVD-R is compatible with over 90 percent of computer systems while DVD+R work with around 80 percent. The both hold 4.7 GB in the write and rewrite formats. Other than that, they are about the same.

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No. A used DVD-R or DVD+R is a used disk. If you stuffed up when you burnt it, bad luck. A DVD-RW or +RW is a different story altogether. RW stands for rewritable, so the disk can be used again - in other words, you can add stuff to it, or write over it.

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its called CD-RW I think.

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A rewrite capable DVD drive will allow you to erase and re-record.

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A DVD-R can only have data written to it once. The data cannot be erased or overwritten.Write-once DVD-R or CD-R can now be rewritten (only in Windows 7). Just format the disc into UDF file system; or, upon inserting a blank disc in the burner, Just choose LIKE A USB FLASH DRIVE among the 2 options, then format it.Full tutorial can be found athttp://mykenguerra.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-rewrite-on-dvd-r-and-cd-r.html

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A DVD-R is a DVD that is writable only once, but a DVD-RW is one that you can write to multiple times, with each rewrite the size decreasing somewhat.

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Generally speaking, many DVD players could support many DVD disk, including DVD-r, DVD+r, DVD-rw, DVD+rw. If your DVD player could support those four kinds of disks, then make sure your DVD burner could also support them. Take an example, the DVD burner I use could burn movies and videos to DVD-r, DVD+r, DVD-rw, DVD+rw. Then it's up to you which disc to use. You may download one and try it by your self. wish it helps!

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all DVD players have a component that is programmed to read a certain list of disk types. there are many different types of components and yours probably reads the DVD+r instead of DVD-r. which it reads is a guessing games more often than not. only DVD recorders state which disk they are compatible with.

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Depends..... Look at the front of the disk. If it says "CD-RW," then the answer is yes. If it says "CD-R," then no. CD-RW stands for Compact Disk - Rewritable; meaning you can write to the disk, erase, and then rewrite to the disk if necessary. CD-R stands for Compact Disk - Recordable; meaning you can write data to the disk only once.

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If it's a DVD ROM tou cannot. ROM = read only memory Answer 2: You have to use ReWritable DVD Rom Media in order to erase or change anything on the disk, just look for ReWriteable on the label.

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put the disk in your drive. Open My Computer. Right click on the DVD drive and open properties. Under the recording tab it will tell you what type you have.

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There are two kinds of DVD R there is DVD+R and DVD-R. My personal experience was buying a DVD recorder and bought the DVD+R media . The +R media would not work on my machine. Went back to the store and the sales associate explained that there were two kinds. -R and +R. Which recording media is more common and (s)he said -R. Obviously my recorder takes -RAnswerthere isn't one. if its DVD rw, its rewrite, and u can go back and re-edit dvds you burn. if its just DVD r its DVD write and it just means you can burn cds, but cant go back and change the contents of the CD later.


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