I have a couple of DVDs, actually 11 of them to be precise, which are IMATION DVD-R 8x 4.7Gb media that where burned like 3-4 years ago, i dont actually recall which one of all i had was the burner nor the software i used, but the problem im having now is that those medias are totally unredable.
Most of the programs i tried report the media as blank, but imgBurn reports the media as “Not Empty” but still not able to read anything on it.
the more close to the data i got is this log, from imgBurn
ATAPI iHAS120 6 7L0E (ATA) Current Profile: DVD-R Disc Information: Status: Complete State of Last Session: Empty Erasable: No Sessions: 0 Physical Format Information (Last Recorded): Book Type: DVD-ROM Part Version: 0 Disc Size: 120mm Maximum Read Rate: 2.52Mbps Number of Layers: 1 Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP) Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit Track Density: 0.74 um/track First Physical Sector of Data Area: 0 Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 0 Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0
I had already tried to read the media on 3 different machines, all with the same issue, but i can be 100% sure that there are data on the disks.
My first though was that i was crazy and i “tested” burn the data instead of actual burn, but you can tell the data is there just by looking at the color of the plate…
anything else i can try/do in order to read these medias?
DVD-decrypter reports as empty media
VSO Inspector reports empty media
isoBuster reports empty media
imgBurn reports “disc not empty” but wont let me ready anything on it.