DVDx question.

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Jun 15, 2009

DVDx question. by beegee7730 at 12:20 PM (1,014 Views / 0 Likes) 17 replies

  1. beegee7730
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    Does the wii support DVD+R?
    More specifically TDK DVD+R 1-16x 4.7gb Data/Video?
     
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    Yes the Wii supports DVD+R as long as you set the booktype to DVD-ROM.

    I can confirm I have watched movies burned on DVD+R on my Wii. Both divx and full DVD movies.
     
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    fair warning, not all drives support changing the booktype to DVD-R. I know that first hand, lol, mine doesn't.
     
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    What program would allow changing the booktype?
    Nero?
     
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    IMGBurn is what most people use.
     
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    Ok thanks alot.
     
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    Not a problem. I've noticed you try to help most people on this site, so I figured if you need some help, I'll help you.

    If you can't find the option, just ask.
     
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    Ok, ive found the lil' book thing and it says "Change Booktype" but now it comes up with some tabs with "Welcome!", "BenQ", "LG", "LITE-ON"... What should I do?
     
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    what brand drive do you have?
     
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    "HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4163B" According to windows device manager, but the drive is LG.
     
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    k, go into the LG tab.

    in the "change for" box, pick "Drive (for DVD+R)"

    then for "new setting" pick "DVD-ROM" then pick change.

    If it works, you may or may not need to change this every time you start IMGburn.
     
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    "Success!"
    Burning now, will post back if it works.
    Oh yeah, I made the burn speed x3.
    Oh no! I need to close WMP to run it! :/
     
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    LOL.


    anyway, you may want to redo the booktype again before burning, it may have reset.
     
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    Dude, it works, thanks a ton.
     
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    No problem, glad I could help.
     
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    A new shirt.
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    what a sec...I thought that if the wii reads dvd+r it weakens the lens...but if you set it to dvd-rom or sumthing this fixes the problem?
     

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