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    Unhappy DVD Burning....What Am I Doing Wrong?!? :(
    I followed the instructions in the Disk Utility to copy a DVD. This is not a protected DVD, just some stuff I recorded for myself off the TV. I created the image (dmg file), then clicked on "burn" and it took a few minutes, the process seemed to be working. Disk was ejected and all seemed fine. But when I put the DVD back in to play it looks as if there's nothing there, and nothing plays, yet the DVD can't be written to again.

    The very first 1 I copied worked, subsequent ones did not. What could I have done wrong?!?
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    Apr 23, 2009
    Sheffield, England
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    I don't think you burn a .dmg file - that's a program disc image file, not a video file. Were you using iDVD?

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    Try using Handbrake. It should be able to copy the DVD to your computer in just about any format you want to use it for. Then I would use something like Burn to copy it back to another DVD.

    Of course if you want to, you can spend the money for Toast, and just click "Copy Disc".

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