Ok, the title doesnt really explain my question very well, but its the best i could think of.
I use Alcohol 120 and have read in multiple games that are mounted on virtual drives. Many of these games i am unable to copy because my burner is a Yamaha 2200e (cant really copy very advanced protection).
The problem is if i want to format my computer, then i will lose all of the games.
I was wondering if you could burn the image files on your computer onto CD-R as data (dont burn the image, burn the image as a data file). It might work if the image files store the data as something writable by burners, but it also might not work because it would still be copying the same information in the file.
When you are ready to put the game back on your computer, you would copy the files from the CD and mount the image.
I know some images are over 700mb, which is ok because of the new 800 mb CD-R’s coming out.
Basically i want to know if this is possible… does Alcohol 120 store the securom information in a way such that any burner can copy it or does Alcohol 120 store the data in the unwritable way.