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Old Oct 02, 2003, 12:40 PM
Tom650604 Tom650604 is offline
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Default How do I....back up my xbox dvdr?

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I'm been here awhile but new to the xbox world.

I got a modded xbox with the x-ecuter chip.
Nec 1300a dvd burner
LiteOn 16x dvd rom

I have a few dvdr games and want to know how to make backup from the backups.

I use xISO and rip the iso to my pc hard drive and then use nero (burn data) to burn it to a dvd-rw. When done, I tried it on my xbox and it's not working. What went wrong?

I tried to read around this forum but can't find much help at least nothing recent.

HELP !!!!

Any help is appriciated
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Old Oct 02, 2003, 12:55 PM
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ok you'll need this program xiso (v1.1.5) it can read xbox backups.

find it on the iso tools page at xbox-scene.

select the drive u have put the disc in and click on "read xdvd" (button looks like a magnifying glass over a disc)

select folder and then click on save dile (i think its meant to be save file )

it doesn't save the folder you select but transfers everything in that folder to the destination folder, so with something like genesis roms you may want to create a new folder somewhere on your hd before extracting them from the disc)

the dvd-rw is gonna cause probs- if it does it will rag your xbox drive
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Old Oct 02, 2003, 03:43 PM
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if u want to copy a dvd-r back up
use prassi or record now max
and just make image file and
burn back.
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Old Oct 08, 2003, 08:46 AM
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Okay, I use xISO to extract all the file and then burn it to a dvd+r and my xbox is still not reading it.

I'm using xISO v. 1.1.5

Should I use dvd-r instead or what?
Should I make a xISO instead?

extract dile was not an option for me with my drives, so I use the extract all option.

Maybe I should get Recordnowmax and try that route?

help.
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Old Oct 08, 2003, 09:01 AM
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my immediate reply would be dvd+r and the dvd-rw you been using are the problem- i only have a - writer, never had a problem (only -rw that have worked are verbatim 1x -rw), and the vast majority of sellers of games use -r media

you should always repack the game as an xiso before reburning- burning as a UDF file format may work but load times are ridiculously long and you can hear your drive slowly dying

what exactly happen when you put the disc in?
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Old Oct 08, 2003, 09:17 AM
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If you have an extra DVD-ROM drive sitting around, you can also install that as a second drive for your Xbox, and that will read ANYTHING.
 

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