Disc cannot be read. Refer to your Wii manual.

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  1. Elegidos
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    Hello, everyone! I´m having a problem with the backup launcher.

    Few days back, I´ve installed the Homebrew Channel with the Backup Launcher (Version 0.3 gamma IOS249 - Autor: WiiGator) and the cIOS installer (Version 0.3 gamma - Autor: WiiGator) in my Wii, Version 3.1E.

    Well, I recorded my backup game of my Mario Party 8 on a DVD-R Verbatim 16x at a speed of 1x with the program ImgBurn. Well, I inserted the disc and the game loaded up with out any problems, but then it froze for a few seconds after playing for about 15 minutes and this message popped up:

    "Disc cannot be read,
    refer to your Wii manual"


    Now everytime I try playing the game, this error message keeps poping up, strange. Any suggestions on why this might be happing?


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    Bad burn, you do know that there aren't any benefits to burning slow right? Burning slow worsens the quality of the disk in most cases.
     
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    You have proof of this? All my games are burnt at 1x, no problems at all
     
  4. Elegidos
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    Thanks David432, so if I have a 16x dvd, should I burn it at 16x or better at half, at 8x?


    Thanks again.
     
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    Depends on your burner, but burners that are 0-3 years old burn best at half the disks rated speed. for older burners it would probably be best at 4x.
     
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    That doesn't answer the question. Not trying to be rude, but it's the age old debate and I have never seen a good answer.

    Personally, I doubt it has to do with slow vs fast speed. It's most likely the media. But shitty discs and you are going to have problems. Spend a few extra and get good discs and you'll be fine
     
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    Thanks a lot for help. So I should first try to burn it quicker, at 8x or higher, right? That might be the problem at the moment. So I will try to do that first, and reply and tell you guys if it works.


    Thanks again.
     
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    Glad we could help. And I almost forgot, welcome to GBAtemp! [​IMG]
     
  10. Elegidos
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    Thank you. I have another question, well, actually just curious about something about all this. I´ve recording the game at speed 1x using Verbatim DVD-R and it worked but just for 15-20 mins. So it´s probably a dvd media problem right? If I would of recorded the backup at 8x it would of worked?

    Thanks.
     
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    Hello again! I just recorded the game "again" (Mario Party 8) and it works now. Thanks again for the help.


    I´ve recorded the game with:

    ImgBurn
    DVD-R Verbatim 16x
    Speed 8x

    Now I´m going to play the game and see if works all the way!