Here’s something interesting:
Tried to make a backup of DiabloII Lord of Destruction,
which is SecuromNew protected using:
-LiteOn LTR-32123S (XSOF)
-LiteOn LTD163 Dvd (GH5E)
(AMD Athlon900 on MSI mobo NOT o’clocked, OS Win98SE, DMA ennabled, Aspi 4.60, using CCD3341, only other burning prog installed is Nero, had EZCDplatinium before but reinstalled win98 after)
Tried using all possible combinations of reading and writing, used different media, different speeds, etc… with the devices above, and tested on a different system with a Pioneer Dvd16x and a clean Win98SE.
The only copies that worked are those which were READ with the Plextor!!!
Backups made by READING with the LiteOn LTR 32123S and also those read with the LTD 163 DONT WORK.
Backups made by READING with the Plex161040A DO WORK, even when they are written using the LiteON LTR.
So it MUST be a reading problem.
I personally suspect there might be a slight variation in the protection used on the original DiabloII LOD-cd itself (bought here in Belgium),
but unfortunately i don’t have any other Securom-new cd’s at hand at the moment.
Can anyone explain this pls.?
The only conclusion i can draw is that the LiteOn’s (both writer AND LTD163) don’t read the Subchannel Data correctly.