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If i were to make a copy off a already burned game, anyone know if there is any kinda loss of quality or something to that extent to make a copy of a copy? I use verbatim media just wasnt sure if if there is a loss of life doing that.
 

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Well maybe its me, but if I have to make a copy of a burned game then just put the DVD-R (whatever you burned it on to) Into your computer DVD drive, then copy the ISO from it, then re-burn to another disk.
 

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digital data has no lost of quality, only analog data/signal..!!!
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The quality of your copy will at best equal the quality of your burn. So if your burn was only 60% quality you can more or less count on the copy being the same, as copying errors =errors
 

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hmmm ... didnt think you could do a copy of a copy.....

None of my drives read a copied disc....

I even have one of the special drives ..

What am I missing??

EDIT... got it... windows wont see it ... but imgburn sees it....
 

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digitydogs said:
The quality of your copy will at best equal the quality of your burn. So if your burn was only 60% quality you can more or less count on the copy being the same, as copying errors =errors
This is true for VHS but not for DVDs
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Like Maikel Steneker said. You'll get the exact ISO that you made from the original/downloaded. You can also copy a copied disc and get better quality. A bad quality disc has the same data as the iso but not very deeply burnend (I know this is very simplified) but they are still the same zeroes and ones as on the original. If you know copy a copied disc you will still get the original data but you can burn it on a better dvd-r.
 

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mousex said:
digitydogs said:
The quality of your copy will at best equal the quality of your burn. So if your burn was only 60% quality you can more or less count on the copy being the same, as copying errors =errors
This is true for VHS but not for DVDs
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Like Maikel Steneker said. You'll get the exact ISO that you made from the original/downloaded. You can also copy a copied disc and get better quality. A bad quality disc has the same data as the iso but not very deeply burnend (I know this is very simplified) but they are still the same zeroes and ones as on the original. If you know copy a copied disc you will still get the original data but you can burn it on a better dvd-r.
IF all the data on the disc is there without errors then yeah you will get the original image, however if your disc had errors burning or is scratched, then your image will contain those errors. It is not possible to get data from a disc if that data didn't burn/can't be read in the first place. Using quality was a bad example, as i can take a shit dvd and reburn with near 100% quality, but the data is still shit, just the burn quality is good.
 

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digitydogs said:
mousex said:
digitydogs said:
The quality of your copy will at best equal the quality of your burn. So if your burn was only 60% quality you can more or less count on the copy being the same, as copying errors =errors
This is true for VHS but not for DVDs
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Like Maikel Steneker said. You'll get the exact ISO that you made from the original/downloaded. You can also copy a copied disc and get better quality. A bad quality disc has the same data as the iso but not very deeply burnend (I know this is very simplified) but they are still the same zeroes and ones as on the original. If you know copy a copied disc you will still get the original data but you can burn it on a better dvd-r.
IF all the data on the disc is there without errors then yeah you will get the original image, however if your disc had errors burning or is scratched, then your image will contain those errors. It is not possible to get data from a disc if that data didn't burn/can't be read in the first place. Using quality was a bad example, as i can take a shit dvd and reburn with near 100% quality, but the data is still shit, just the burn quality is good.
So... Just buy high quality discs and tick the verify box in your burning program
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This way you can be quite sure that everything is on the disc.
 

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