Help: ImgBurn stops writing to disk

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by TwitchXXV, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. TwitchXXV

    TwitchXXV Newbie

    Aug 1, 2009
    United States
    I'm a newbie to burning backups, but I know all the basics to it. I'm trying to burn my first backup using ImgBurn but so far everytime I try, the software stops writing to the disk about halfway through. No error message comes up, but my whole computer just sorta freezes and the disk drive won't open. After about an hour of waiting, i just force shut down my computer and remove the disk while its booting up. Is there a better software or something that just uses less resources?
  2. antonkan

    antonkan GBAtemp Maniac

    Jun 13, 2009
    Burlington, ON
    Try using Ashampoo Burning Studio Free 6.76 (it's another burning CD program) to see what happends.

    Click here to download
  3. toymin80r

    toymin80r GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 16, 2009
    United States
    Maybe your computer is processing a lot of things at once, thus causing the freezing. Just give it some time, and it'll probably finish burning after a while.
  4. triassic911

    triassic911 Burst Mode

    May 9, 2007
    United States
    NYC, USA
    While burning anything to a disc, always close all programs with processes that are constantly running.
  5. dsfanatic5

    dsfanatic5 Team ICO Freak

    Mar 15, 2009
    United States
    Good advice.

    If the burn reached 15 minutes at 4x speed+, and it's not nearing completion, then it's probably another coaster. I use Nero by preference, but IMG Burn works great too. I also recommend high quality dvd-rs such as Verbatim (best), TDK, or Sony. Don't use those crappy Maxell or Memorex dvd-r that are on sale every day of the week.
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