I have recently begun the move to Blu-ray. I am transcoding my BDs for space considerations/server access & also wanting to backup to DVD+R DL instead of taking the risk that all will be well in the future, as encode times are very long, to say the least.
I have read a number of posts on various forums with no clear understanding of the steps involved (would be great if help files included examples of settings & procedures).
I tried burning a DVD+DL disc (Verbatim) which failed (got error code 0xeb020b88), & at about NZ$3 a disc I would prefer not experiment with further ones as simulation mode is greyed out, for whatever reason.
I have two DVD+R DL drives: BenQ DW1640 & LG GGC-H20L BD model. I tried stated burn using BenQ drive as I thought it best to use most compatible drive for DVD+R DL media. Which is the best drive to use? & why?
What is the best app to use?
I tried Cyberlink Power2Go ver. 5.50.**** for failed burn.
I am not interested in having to purchase further burn software. I have on my system (in bold):
Cyberlink Power2Go this came with the LG drive
Nero 126.96.36.199 this came with the BenQ drive
Other: as stated, no retail options please
In Power2Go I set UDF to 2.0 as I thought this would be similar to using UDF2 when burning -to DVD+R- a single movie file larger than 2GB. I now assume I was wrong???? The movie I tried burning is a 7.*GB MKV (Matroska) single file.
I am using Windows MCE2005 SP3 & totally up-to-date.
One final thing I did as burn began: I remember reading to disable AnyDVD for burning. I did this only just after pressing burn button (I had forgotten prior). Could this have caused error code?
Thanks in advance to all respondents. & those who looked but couldn't assist.
Sorry. Just realised that I posted in Imageburn forum instead of the root one. If Mod could shift, may be best. Thanks.