Save a log in CloneDVD2 ?

Discussion in 'CloneDVD' started by coyotesupergenius, May 8, 2008.

  1. coyotesupergenius

    coyotesupergenius Active Member


    Could one of the mods advise if it's possible to save the "Log" in CloneDVD2?

    There seems to be no "save" function in the program.(At least, I couldn't find one...)

    I attempted to copy & paste the log text from the snaphot/preview/log pane but only got garble in the saved file when opened with notepad.:bang::

    (Running latest version CloneDVD2... )

    Any advice would be appreciated...:bowdown::bowdown:

    Thanks !:D

    Jim H.
    St. John's, Newfoundland-CANADA
    The oldest city in North America !
  2. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    1. Use Anydvd beta: click

    You may need to reboot after installing if prompted to do so.

    2. Click the red fox icon on your toolbar. Click "default". Click "ok".

    3. If you use DVDShrink, Nero Recode, or programs that generally can't handle structural protections, right-click on the fox icon on your toolbar and select "Rip video-dvd to Hard Disk". Choose your source and destination paths. Click "Copy", and wait for Anydvd ripper to finish. You can then import that rip into whatever program you want. This is an important step if the original disc contains structural protection.

    click and read fully

    You don't need to do this if you own Clonedvd or are planning to make a backup with Clonecd.

    4. Use Clonedvd click

    5. Follow the steps from this link in order: click (follow them step by step)

    If you're using +R DL blank discs, I recommend using Clonecd: click

    6. If you still have problems, then . . .

    a) Ensure Anydvd is running.
    b) Put the problematic original movie dvd in your burner. Wait for Anydvd to scan the disc.
    c) Right click the red fox icon on your toolbar.
    d) Select "Create Logfile"
    e) Wait for Anydvd to create a log file.
    f) A pop-up screen will appear. Take note of the location where Anydvd created the logfile and the logfile's name. Click "ok".
    g) Go to your My Documents folder
    h) You will see a zip file called "" (or something similar; see step f)
    i) When replying or posting in the Slysoft forums, look for the icon that looks like [​IMG] (in other words, look for the paperclip after clicking "quote" or when creating a new thread)
    j) If you don't see that paperclip icon, click the "go advanced" button. You should see that icon now. Click the paperclip.
    k) 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)
    l) Click the "Browse" button, and locate and select the .zip file you created.
    m) click "upload"
    n) Close the window. When you submit reply, or submit a new thread, the .zip file will be attached automatically for us to take a look at

    B) State the full a)error message(s) you encountered (click "details"), b)tell us what program(s) you were using when you received the error message(s), and c) describe in detail what you were doing when you received the error message(s). What problem are you having exactly?

    C) Click to see if your question has already been answered
    Last edited: May 8, 2008
  3. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    As always with elby / SlySoft programs - right mouse button is your friend.
    There is a menu "Save" and "Save As" in the log window, and it saves all debug information, too.
    Very helpful.
  4. mike20021969

    mike20021969 Well-Known Member

    james's solution wins,mr webslinger :D
  5. Webslinger

    Webslinger Retired Moderator

    Yes, but I presume the OP has a problem (why else bother posting?). If so, that's how to go about providing us with info for troubleshooting.
    A Clonedvd log will not be enough.
  6. mike20021969

    mike20021969 Well-Known Member

    with a video disc you mean? fair enough.

    i was thinking along the lines about the original post:
    if anydvd can save a log file (for whatever reason),then why cant clonedvd2?

    log files from clonedvd2 are nowhere near as detailed as anydvd's though.
    cdvd2 normally say stuff like:
    "18.31 successfully removed layerbreak" and such like.

    however detailed though,every little bit of info that can be provided will help in problem solving if this is the case with coyotesupergenius.
  7. DrinkLyeAndDie

    DrinkLyeAndDie Retired Moderator

    The debug logs from CloneDVD also help diagnose where the AnyDVD ripper cannot. Remember, you can't totally compare the logs for the AnyDVD and the A.I. Scanner to CloneDVD as a ripper. The CloneDVD logs do provide a healthy amount of information.
    Last edited: May 8, 2008
  8. coyotesupergenius

    coyotesupergenius Active Member

    Hi everyone !

    Thanks for your input...

    To clarify, I CAN save a log in ANYDVD, but the process of saving in CloneDVD2 is more problematic....

    To recap, there seems to be no easy "SAVE" function in Clone DVD2, when I attempt to copy & paste the text from the snapshot/preview/log pane, I only get garble from the saved data in windows notepad.:bang:

    It would seem that an easier or more user-friendly method would be desirable.

    As always, I humbly defer to Web, Drink & all othera on this forum with far more battle scars on this program than yours truly...:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    Jim H.
    St. John's, Newfoundland-CANADA
    The oldest city in North America !
  9. James

    James Redfox Development Team Staff Member

    There is. Right mouse button -> save. No copy & paste.

    EDIT: You did read what I posted, did you? If not, I'll save my breath in the future.
  10. DrinkLyeAndDie

    DrinkLyeAndDie Retired Moderator

    James answer this one for you already.

    If you right-click in the visible log window on the left you can do a number of things. You can toggle the debugging information on or off. You "save" the log or "save as". I always use "save as" because I can then put the log file where I want. Whenever you save the log information it will save the debugging information which is more in-depth than the general logging info that you would normally see w/o telling CloneDVD to display the debugging information.