AI Scanner has failed, error -1!

Discussion in 'AnyDVD HD (DVD issues)' started by sbclark, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    Hi,

    Can anybody tell me how to deal with this particular error message so I can backup this DVD? Thank you for your help!

    S

    Summary for drive E: (AnyDVD 6.2.0.1)
    PIONEER DVD-RWDVR-106D 1.00 03/07/31PIONEER
    Drive (Hardware) Region: 1

    Media is a DVD.
    Booktype: dvd-r (version 5), Layers: 1
    Total size: 2294204 sectors (4480 MBytes)

    Video DVD (or CD) label: MARGOT AT THE WEDDING
    Media is not CSS protected.
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Media is region free.

    RCE protection not found.
    ERROR: AI Scanner has failed, error -1!
    Structural copy protection not found.
    Autorun not found on Video DVD.
    Bad sector protection not found.
    Emulating RPC-2 drive with region 1!
     
  2. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    Wow, that's not good.

    1. Update to Anydvd 6.2.0.2: click http://forum.slysoft.com/showthread.php?t=10074


    2) a)Click the red fox icon on your toolbar.
    b) Navigate to "Program Settings".
    c) Click "enable logging".
    d) Click "ok".
    e) Put the problematic disc in your optical drive/reader.
    f) Go to your My Documents folder
    g) You will see a zip file called "Anydvd_Info_titleofmydisc.zip"
    h) When replying or posting in the Slysoft forums, look for the icon that looks like [​IMG]
    i) if you don't see that icon, click the "go advanced" button. You should see that icon now. Click the paperclip.
    j) a small pop-up screen should appear (if it doesn't please ensure your browser is enabled to allow pop-ups from the Slysoft forums)
    k) click the "Browse" button, and locate and select the .zip file you created.
    l) click "upload"

    Thanks
     
  3. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    Edit: Nevermind

    This is not a commercially released dvd. This is some messy backup or something recorded from a standalone dvd recorder (probably in dvd-vr format).

    Anydvd is intended for use with commercially released dvd movies only.
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2007
  4. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    No, you're right it is not yet commercially released, but it is not a messy dvd backup. It is an Academy screener that I like to backup because they so often crap out after a couple of viewings. It is a dvd of "Margot At The Wedding" so it comes directly from Paramount/Vantage. I'm also getting this same error message with my "Lust Caution" DVD. Trust me -- these are just backups because the repercussions are too severe for me to ever let these in-release now movies out of my hands.
     
  5. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    I am unable to assist you further. Perhaps others might . . .
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2007
  6. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    Thank you -- hey, they're free and sent out every year by my guild so what am I gonna do, ya know? I'll try what you suggest though. Thanks for your advice.
     
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  7. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    I'm sorry, but I am unable to assist you further. Others may be able to.
     
  8. Pelvis Popcan

    Pelvis Popcan Well-Known Member

    There doesn't appear to be any protection on the disc. Don't use AnyDVD.

    Try cloning it with CloneCD, Nero Burning Rom ("CopyDVD"), or ImgBurn (which is free, do "Read," then "Write").
     
  9. Coaster

    Coaster Well-Known Member

    @ sbclark,

    Explain how a DVD-R degrades "after a couple playback viewings" ?

    If Quality blank DVR-R Media was used when recording the ‘Academy Screener’ it would not degrade after a couple of playback viewings.

    Your “often crap out after a couple of viewings” problem is a classic problem when Poor Quality blank DVD-R Media is used.

    You would expect anyone involved in the Motion Picture industry especially Paramount/Vantage would be using Quality blank DVD-R Media when making their ‘Academy Screener’. Your remedy is to contact your ‘directly from Paramount/Vantage’ “Buddy” and inform him/her not be such a cheapskate and use Quality blank DVR-R Media when making the ‘Academy Screener’ then you would not be experiencing your “often crap out after a couple of viewings” problem.

    Regards,
    Coaster
     
  10. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    I am still curious why there is an error from AI Scanner, but we'll never know as people refuse to post the AnyDVD_Info file ... :mad:

    Anyway, this message can be ignored, so CloneCD should indeed do the job. "Don't use AnyDVD" is a bad advice, it should be running all the time.
     
  11. Pelvis Popcan

    Pelvis Popcan Well-Known Member

    I apologize. :eek:

    sbclark, please help the developer out by following Webslinger's instructions and posting your info file. :agree:
     
  12. sbclark

    sbclark Member


    I'd be happy to post the AnyDVD_Info file -- just tell me how to do it, k?
     
  13. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    Hi Coaster,
    This is what I mean... I'm a member of 'the Academy' so they send out screeners to people who may not make it out to the theaters and catch their movies. They, the Academy, send out a lot of discs and they are, as they should be, very concerned about piracy. So I would imagine it helps them if they 'crap out' sooner making it less likely that people would post the movies on the internet. No sane Academy member would ever do that because it is suicide. The disc is imprinted with your membership information and if their video goes global, they know who to go after.
     
  14. Pelvis Popcan

    Pelvis Popcan Well-Known Member

    1. Update to Anydvd 6.2.0.2: click http://forum.slysoft.com/showthread.php?t=10074


    2) a)Click the red fox icon on your toolbar.
    b) Navigate to "Program Settings".
    c) Click "enable logging".
    d) Click "ok".
    e) Put the problematic disc in your optical drive/reader.
    f) Go to your My Documents folder
    g) You will see a zip file called "Anydvd_Info_titleofmydisc.zip"
    h) When replying or posting in the Slysoft forums, look for the icon that looks like [​IMG]
    i) if you don't see that icon, click the "go advanced" button. You should see that icon now. Click the paperclip.
    j) a small pop-up screen should appear (if it doesn't please ensure your browser is enabled to allow pop-ups from the Slysoft forums)
    k) click the "Browse" button, and locate and select the .zip file you created.
    l) click "upload"
     
  15. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    Sorry, I must not have been paying attention. Will do and will post tomorrow.
     
  16. Coaster

    Coaster Well-Known Member

    @ sbclark,

    If as you say the Academy Screener Disk is imprinted with your “Personal Membership Information” it doesn’t make ANY sense to use cheap crap blank DVD Media that “often crap out after a couple of viewings” as some feeble Anti Piracy Prevention device.

    There are numerous other more practical and more reliable means other than using cheap crap blank DVD Media such as “Video Water Marking” to prevent an unsavory “Academy Member” from unauthorized distribution of Official “Academy Screener” releases.

    I would believe that a Professional Organization such as the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (Academy Awards) would be able to avail themselves to the simple Anti Piracy Prevention technology as Content Scramble System (CSS) Protection and Region Coding of Official “Academy Screener” releases to “Academy Members” just like ALL other original Commercial DVD Movie releases. The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (Academy Awards) should also be able to have their Official “Academy Screener” releases to “Academy Members” professionally manufactured and would not have to resort to home computer DVD Burner duplication of their Official “Academy Screener” releases such as displayed in your #1 Forum posting. I would also assume that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (Academy Awards) would desire their “Academy Members” to view the Official “Academy Screener” release in an “uncompressed” format and not be attempting to cram a potential Academy Award winning Motion Picture on a 4.7GB DVD-R disk when 8.5GB DL Media is readily available.

    Perhaps it might be prudent to contact your ‘directly from Paramount/Vantage’ “Buddy” and ask him/her these simples questions concerning your “Academy Members” Official “Academy Screener” release.

    Regards,
    Coaster
     
  17. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    Hey Coaster,
    You make some very good points. I'm not really complaining -- I'm just happy to get the discs and watch the films. If they 'crap out' on occasion, c'est la vie. I'm not bucking their system -- I just appreciate that they do run the risk of anti-piracy, but sending these discs out to academy members. Compression or not, I don't mind backing them up so I have them for the years to come. I'm done on this topic now.
     
  18. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    Thanks for the file. I don't see any problem. Just copy it using CloneCD.
     
  19. sbclark

    sbclark Member

    But don't I need to rip it first to my HD with AnyDVD?
     
  20. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    No.
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