How do I make a backup of a backup?

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  1. Wiiownzzz
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    Wiiownzzz Advanced Member

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    Is it even possible? If it is can someone tell me what program I can use because my friend has a backup of a few games I want to make one. [​IMG]
     
  2. linuxares

    linuxares I'm not a generous god!

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    IMGBurn, works like a charm!
     
  3. Wiiownzzz
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    Wiiownzzz Advanced Member

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    Oh wow I'm pretty dumb lol...didn't notice the "Make image file from disc" button...
     
  4. AsosaYoung

    AsosaYoung GBAtemp Fan

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    Just press disc to image!
     
  5. Gwaith

    Gwaith GBAtemp Regular

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    Just use any burning software that you find fancy and can copy a dvd. Backups just don't need any special software like original wii games to be read out.


    Greetz ,

    Gwaith
     
  6. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    some of my games don't work for that way though...
     
  7. UrkeytaY

    UrkeytaY GBAtemp Regular

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    I was under understanding that though you are using a DVDr, that you would still need a specific drive to even read the disc?

    I'm at work, so I can't obviously prove the previous statement one way or another...

    I'd be curious to because I would like to clear up some hard drive space pretty soon here, so it would be nice to make backups of backups if necessary.
     
  8. Gwaith

    Gwaith GBAtemp Regular

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    No you don't need a special drive to make a backup of a backup. Nor do you need some special software apart from your desired burning software. You can burn them on the fly. Did this with ca. 5 Backups some weeks ago. Worked like a charm. Used imgburn for it.


    Greetz ,

    Gwaith
     
  9. UrkeytaY

    UrkeytaY GBAtemp Regular

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    Good to know, Thanks! Time for spring cleaning in the winter!
     
  10. Arm the Homeless

    Arm the Homeless Custom Title

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    If you have Linux, you can run:

    Code:
    dd if=/dev/dvd of=[name].iso
     
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