Problems backing up War & Shoot Em Up

Discussion in 'CloneDVD' started by Enforcer, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. Enforcer

    Enforcer Well-Known Member

    I have attempeted to back up War & Shoot Em Up with AnyDVD & CloneDVD. After CloneDVD finished burning, I tried to play it (on computer)and a window opened up with Audio and Video files in it. I did not get any errors during the ripping or burning process. With Shoot Em Up, again I did not have any errors, but when I tried to play it, it would just freeze up. Someone please advise. Thanks.
  2. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    For War

    1. Use Anydvd click

    2. Use Clonedvd click

    3. Set the AI scanner to "disabled" (click red fox icon-->Navigate to "Video DVD" then select "Settings" underneath-->on the right select "disabled" under "AI Scanner"). Click "ok".

    For Shoot 'Em Up

    A. Use Anydvd click

    B. Use Clonedvd click

    C. Set the AI scanner to "deep scan" (click red fox icon-->Navigate to "Video DVD" then select "Settings" underneath-->on the right select "Deep scan" under "AI Scanner"). Click "ok".

    General advice

    1. Update your burner's firmware (if available)

    2. Use good quality media (Memorex, Ritek, Princo, Fuji, TDK from Costco, and Maxell that are not made in Japan are not good quality media). Are you using inferior blank media? If you're not using Taiyo Yuden (not valueline), Verbatim, or Maxell Broadcast Quality, then chances are the answer is yes.
    If you use poor quality blank media, then you should expect problems.


    For +R DL blank media, use Verbatim made in Singapore or MAM-A 8x +R DL.

    3. Try lowering your burn speed (not below 4x; if you have a 16x burner and 16x rated media try writing to it at 12x instead of 16x; an 8x burn speed on 16x rated media wouldn't be a bad idea either)

    4. If you're using +R, +RW, or +R DL media, change the booktype to "dvd-rom" (step 3)

    5. Avoid sticker labels (they tend to cause problems)

    6. Try setting a custom size of 4300 in Clonedvd (but if you're using good media, you shouldn't have to) if you're using regular single layer dvd-5 (4.7GB) discs.

    7. Download Nero cd-dvd speed. It's a free program. Select the tab labeled "scandisc". Insert the problematic backup disc, select the appropriate drive letter, and click "start". If Nero cd-dvd speed reports read errors, your backup is bad (which is the most likely case), your optical drive may be slowly dying, or your optical drive simply doesn't like the disc (or your choice of blank media)--even if the disc looks fine.

    Bad burn quality is notorious around the end of discs (see step 6)
    and also at layer breaks when using low quality DL media (use Verbatim +R DL media made in Singapore or MAM-A 8x +R DL, and change the booktype to "dvd-rom")

    Also, check the preview screen in Clonedvd to ensure you're backing up the proper title.

    read fully please
  3. Enforcer

    Enforcer Well-Known Member

    How do I know when I need to change these settings? What is AI mean? Thanks for your help.
  4. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    Typically, you don't. There's a bug in Anydvd, which will be fixed (so this workaround that I posted only matters for Anydvd

    Artificial intelligence
  5. Enforcer

    Enforcer Well-Known Member

    Thank you very much for your help!
  6. Enforcer

    Enforcer Well-Known Member

    Please let me know when the "bug" is fixed. Thanks.
  7. mac007

    mac007 Active Member

    Where is AI located

    I also backed up shoot em up, and 1/2 way thru the movie, the audio started fading in and out. I read the Webslingers response on AI. I seen what is called, but where is it located? Thanks
  8. Enforcer

    Enforcer Well-Known Member

    In your system tray you will see the little red fox. Double click it and AnyDVD will open up. In the far left hand column you will see settings. Click that and you will see "AI". From there change the setting accordingly.
  9. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator