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post #2791 of 3881
It took forever to get to this point, but once I did it failed. What have I done wrong? The below is the event log:

I 23:07:48 Operation Started!
I 23:07:48 Source File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AVS 709 Calibration\\AVCHD-2d.iso
I 23:07:48 Source File Sectors: 2,291,232 (MODE1/2048)
I 23:07:48 Source File Size: 4,692,443,136 bytes
I 23:07:48 Source File Volume Identifier: AVCHD-2d
I 23:07:48 Source File Volume Set Identifier: 3D7EAAC80022F238
I 23:07:48 Source File Application Identifier: ImgBurn v2.5.2.0
I 23:07:48 Source File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn
I 23:07:48 Source File File System(s): UDF (2.50)
I 23:07:48 Destination Device: [0:0:0] HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N A102 (D (ATA)
I 23:07:48 Destination Media Type: DVD+RW (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)
I 23:07:48 Destination Media Sectors: 2,295,104
I 23:07:48 Write Mode: DVD
I 23:07:48 Write Type: DAO
I 23:07:48 Write Speed: MAX
I 23:07:48 Link Size: Auto
I 23:07:48 Lock Volume: Yes
I 23:07:48 Test Mode: No
I 23:07:48 OPC: No
I 23:07:48 BURN-Proof: Enabled
I 23:07:51 Write Speed Successfully Set! - Effective: 5,540 KB/s (4x)
I 23:07:51 Book Type Setting: N/A
I 23:07:51 Filling Buffer... (40 MB)
I 23:07:53 Writing LeadIn...
I 23:07:59 Writing Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
I 23:07:59 Writing Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
I 23:22:31 Synchronising Cache...
I 23:22:32 Closing Session...
I 23:22:33 Image MD5: 654920d1f3f1182423ecfbb75ff52263
I 23:22:33 Exporting Graph Data...
I 23:22:33 Graph Data File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AppData\\Roaming\\ImgBurn\\Graph Data Files\\HL-DT-ST_DVD+-RW_GSA-T21N_A102_MONDAY-APRIL-11-2011_11-07_PM_INFODISC-A10-01_MAX.ibg
I 23:22:33 Export Successfully Completed!
I 23:22:33 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:14:44
I 23:22:33 Average Write Rate: 5,261 KB/s (3.8x) - Maximum Write Rate: 5,645 KB/s (4.1x)
I 23:22:33 Cycling Tray before Verify...
W 01:53:43 Waiting for device to become ready...
I 01:53:47 Device Ready!
I 01:53:51 Operation Started!
I 01:53:51 Source Device: [0:0:0] HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N A102 (D (ATA)
I 01:53:51 Source Media Type: DVD+RW (Book Type: DVD+RW) (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)
I 01:53:51 Image File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AVS 709 Calibration\\AVCHD-2d.iso
I 01:53:51 Image File Sectors: 2,291,232 (MODE1/2048)
I 01:53:51 Image File Size: 4,692,443,136 bytes
I 01:53:51 Image File Volume Identifier: AVCHD-2d
I 01:53:51 Image File Volume Set Identifier: 3D7EAAC80022F238
I 01:53:51 Image File Application Identifier: ImgBurn v2.5.2.0
I 01:53:51 Image File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn
I 01:53:51 Image File File System(s): UDF (2.50)
I 01:53:51 Read Speed (Data/Audio): MAX / MAX
I 01:53:51 Verifying Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
I 01:53:51 Verifying Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
W 01:54:36 Failed to Read Sector 76688 - Reason: Unknown (CRC or ECC Error) (ASC: 0x10, ASCQ: 0x90)
W 01:54:36 Sector 76688 maps to File: \\BDMV\\STREAM\\00006.m2ts
E 01:59:00 Failed to Read Sector 76688 - Reason: Unknown (CRC or ECC Error) (ASC: 0x10, ASCQ: 0x90)
E 01:59:00 Sector 76688 maps to File: \\BDMV\\STREAM\\00006.m2ts
E 01:59:00 Failed to Verify Sectors!
I 01:59:00 Exporting Graph Data...
I 01:59:00 Graph Data File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AppData\\Roaming\\ImgBurn\\Graph Data Files\\HL-DT-ST_DVD+-RW_GSA-T21N_A102_MONDAY-APRIL-11-2011_11-07_PM_INFODISC-A10-01_MAX.ibg
I 01:59:00 Export Successfully Completed!
E 01:59:00 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:05:08
I 01:59:00 Average Verify Rate: 497 KB/s (0.4x) - Maximum Verify Rate: 5,115 KB/s (3.7x)
post #2792 of 3881
Looks like ImgBurn wasn't able to read two sectors of the ISO file. This could be due to a corrupt download. Try downloading the file again. If you're using Windows 7, just right-click on the ISO file and select "Open with" -> "Windows Disc Image Burner". So much easier...

You also might want to try a DVD+/-R instead of an RW.
post #2793 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by VBB View Post

Looks like ImgBurn wasn't able to read two sectors of the ISO file. This could be due to a corrupt download. Try downloading the file again. If you're using Windows 7, just right-click on the ISO file and select "Open with" -> "Windows Disc Image Burner". So much easier...

You also might want to try a DVD+/-R instead of an RW.

Thanks, Henry. I'm actually using Vista SP2. I'll try using Waula this time. I used the Firefox download manager and after re-reading the opening post, I think I may have goofed from the word go. I got a 4.4GB download and right clicking on the file didn't give me an option for burning or opening with a burner, so I used ImgBurn. I have DVD+/-R, as well. I was using the RW to get one good disc first so I didn't waste any discs. Are RW discs inherently bad for this utility? Thanks again for the suggestions. I will try tonight.
post #2794 of 3881
As far as the burning is concerned, you should be fine using an RW. The player might have issues with it, though. A DVD+/-R is a safer bet. ImgBurn is a great little program. Try it again with a newly downloaded file. Good luck!
post #2795 of 3881
I'm attempting a Wuala download now. Is it necessary to use the "Install CbFs for file system integration"? I just really dislike cluttering my computer with programs I may only use once, especially when it forces a reboot. I'll do it if I have to, but I'd like to avoid it if possible.
post #2796 of 3881
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

I'm attempting a Wuala download now.

There's no reason to download again. The following indicates the download and decompression are fine.

Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

I 23:22:33 Image MD5: 654920d1f3f1182423ecfbb75ff52263

The error probably came from one of these two items.

1) The media - This is most likely, so I'd suggest trying another DVD disc
2) The hardware - If multiple new discs fail, then try a different DVD burner
post #2797 of 3881
I just can't win. I tried again. I did a successful download of the AVHC from Wuala. I decompressed without a hitch, though I was not prompted to immediately create a disc. Seconds into burning with ImgBurn, it failed. The below is what I have in the error log. Someone please help. I just don't understand what I'm doing that is so horribly wrong. I am trying to follow the instruction to a tee, and it's not working for me.

I 20:25:05 ImgBurn Version 2.5.5.0 started!
I 20:25:05 Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition (6.0, Build 6002 : Service Pack 2)
I 20:25:05 Total Physical Memory: 3,929,212 KB - Available: 969,220 KB
W 20:25:05 Duplex Secure's SPTD driver can have a detrimental effect on drive performance.
I 20:25:05 Initialising SPTI...
I 20:25:05 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...
I 20:25:06 -> Drive 1 - Info: HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N A102 (D (ATA)
I 20:25:06 -> Drive 2 - Info: IZSV EF0D6VG1U 1.03 (E (SCSI)
I 20:25:06 Found 1 DVD±RW and 1 BD-ROM/HD DVD-ROM!
I 20:28:29 Operation Started!
I 20:28:29 Source File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\Home Theater Calibration\\AVCHD-2d.iso
I 20:28:29 Source File Sectors: 2,291,232 (MODE1/2048)
I 20:28:29 Source File Size: 4,692,443,136 bytes
I 20:28:29 Source File Volume Identifier: AVCHD-2d
I 20:28:29 Source File Volume Set Identifier: 3D7EAAC80022F238
I 20:28:29 Source File Application Identifier: ImgBurn v2.5.2.0
I 20:28:29 Source File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn
I 20:28:29 Source File File System(s): UDF (2.50)
I 20:28:29 Destination Device: [0:0:0] HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N A102 (D (ATA)
I 20:28:29 Destination Media Type: DVD+R (Disc ID: RITEK-F16-01) (Speeds: 4x, 8x)
I 20:28:29 Destination Media Sectors: 2,295,104
I 20:28:29 Write Mode: DVD
I 20:28:29 Write Type: DAO
I 20:28:29 Write Speed: MAX
I 20:28:29 DVD+R Reserve Track: No
I 20:28:29 Link Size: Auto
I 20:28:29 Lock Volume: Yes
I 20:28:29 Test Mode: No
I 20:28:29 OPC: No
I 20:28:29 BURN-Proof: Enabled
I 20:28:30 Write Speed Successfully Set! - Effective: 11,092 KB/s (8x)
I 20:28:30 Book Type Setting: N/A (Reason: Invalid Command Operation Code)
I 20:28:30 Filling Buffer... (40 MB)
I 20:28:32 Writing LeadIn...
I 20:29:07 Writing Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
I 20:29:07 Writing Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
W 20:29:49 Failed to Write Sectors 95104 - 95135 - Reason: Unknown (Internal Target Failure) (ASC: 0x44, ASCQ: 0x90)
W 20:29:49 Retrying (1 of 20)...
W 20:29:49 Retry Failed - Reason: Invalid Address For Write

This step repeated 29 more times.....

W 20:34:43 Retrying (30)...
W 20:34:43 Retry Failed - Reason: Invalid Address For Write
E 20:34:52 Failed to Write Sectors 95104 - 95135 - Reason: Unknown (Internal Target Failure) (ASC: 0x44, ASCQ: 0x90)
E 20:34:53 Next Writable Address: 94560
I 20:34:53 Synchronising Cache...
W 20:35:09 User opted to skip the 'Close Track/Session/Disc' functions.
E 20:35:09 Failed to Write Image!
I 20:35:09 Exporting Graph Data...
I 20:35:09 Graph Data File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AppData\\Roaming\\ImgBurn\\Graph Data Files\\HL-DT-ST_DVD+-RW_GSA-T21N_A102_TUESDAY-APRIL-12-2011_8-28_PM_RITEK-F16-01_MAX.ibg
I 20:35:09 Export Successfully Completed!
E 20:35:09 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:06:39
I 20:35:09 Average Write Rate: 551 KB/s (0.4x) - Maximum Write Rate: 5,170 KB/s (3.7x)
post #2798 of 3881
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

I 20:28:29 Source File Size: 4,692,443,136 bytes

This matches the first report, so the new download and decompression are probably good, but if you still have the first .iso I would use it because ImgBurn reported the MD5 and it was correct.

Quote:


Seconds into burning with ImgBurn, it failed.

Like commented previously, the most likely cause of issues is either a bad disc or an issue with the burner. The only other item would be software issues. Vista SP2 can burn a .iso by right-clicking on the file. There are more detailed instructions for burning a .iso with Windows at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/m.../dd451080.aspx If you do burn using Windows, I would suggest using the "Verify disc" option in ImgBurn to compare the disc with the .iso file. The reason I suggest checking the disc is because I don't think Windows would have reported any issues on the original burn.

To restate, here are your options:

1) Use a different burner
2) Use different software (see link)
3) Burn at a slower speed or try various DVD media
post #2799 of 3881
Thank you. I think I might have been successful on my 4th try with another DVD +RW disc, but I'm worried the RW won't work. It's actually going through verification right now after ejecting the tray and asking me to re-insert, which I have done. To be successful, must I do this on a DVD+R media and does it appear I may be on to something?

I 21:22:15 Closing Session...
I 21:22:16 Image MD5: 654920d1f3f1182423ecfbb75ff52263
I 21:22:16 Exporting Graph Data...
I 21:22:16 Graph Data File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\AppData\\Roaming\\ImgBurn\\Graph Data Files\\HL-DT-ST_DVD+-RW_GSA-T21N_A102_TUESDAY-APRIL-12-2011_9-07_PM_INFODISC-A10-01_MAX.ibg
I 21:22:16 Export Successfully Completed!
I 21:22:16 Operation Successfully Completed! - Duration: 00:14:40
I 21:22:16 Average Write Rate: 5,261 KB/s (3.8x) - Maximum Write Rate: 5,647 KB/s (4.1x)
I 21:22:16 Cycling Tray before Verify...
W 21:22:36 Waiting for device to become ready...
I 21:22:46 Device Ready!
I 21:22:49 Operation Started!
I 21:22:49 Source Device: [0:0:0] HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GSA-T21N A102 (D (ATA)
I 21:22:49 Source Media Type: DVD+RW (Book Type: DVD+RW) (Disc ID: INFODISC-A10-01) (Speeds: 2.4x, 4x)
I 21:22:49 Image File: C:\\Users\\Tom\\Home Theater Calibration\\AVCHD-2d.iso
I 21:22:49 Image File Sectors: 2,291,232 (MODE1/2048)
I 21:22:49 Image File Size: 4,692,443,136 bytes
I 21:22:49 Image File Volume Identifier: AVCHD-2d
I 21:22:49 Image File Volume Set Identifier: 3D7EAAC80022F238
I 21:22:49 Image File Application Identifier: ImgBurn v2.5.2.0
I 21:22:49 Image File Implementation Identifier: ImgBurn
I 21:22:49 Image File File System(s): UDF (2.50)
I 21:22:49 Read Speed (Data/Audio): MAX / MAX
I 21:22:50 Verifying Session 1 of 1... (1 Track, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
I 21:22:50 Verifying Track 1 of 1... (MODE1/2048, LBA: 0 - 2291231)
post #2800 of 3881
Many thanks to Alluring Reality on many fronts.

I successfully burned a DVD+RW last night. It verified the disc with a perfect match on Device and Image MDF. Then, I confirmed the player, a Playstation 3, ran it just fine. I cycled through the menus without a hitch.

I then tried burning on 2 more DVD+R discs, and consistently failed at the 4%-6% mark. The last two I manually set to burn at 4X as that was successful on the DVD+RW. There is a difference. Both are Memorex and of course size is the same. However, the RW one is rated at 4X or 8X- can't remember which. The DVD+R is rated at 16X- that I know for certain. Can anyone recommend a DVD+R that worked for them? I've already bricked 3 DVD+R discs and I don't want to ruin them all. Obviously the download is complete and the burner did work once. Is there a formatting trick anyone has used or something that might help me get a DVD+R so I don't have to worry about compatibility?

Thanks,

Tom
post #2801 of 3881
Hmmm, honestly with DVD burners being so cheap these days you might benefit more from getting a new one and not having to worry about coasters or media brand.

Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

Many thanks to Alluring Reality on many fronts.

I successfully burned a DVD+RW last night. It verified the disc with a perfect match on Device and Image MDF. Then, I confirmed the player, a Playstation 3, ran it just fine. I cycled through the menus without a hitch.

I then tried burning on 2 more DVD+R discs, and consistently failed at the 4%-6% mark. The last two I manually set to burn at 4X as that was successful on the DVD+RW. There is a difference. Both are Memorex and of course size is the same. However, the RW one is rated at 4X or 8X- can't remember which. The DVD+R is rated at 16X- that I know for certain. Can anyone recommend a DVD+R that worked for them? I've already bricked 3 DVD+R discs and I don't want to ruin them all. Obviously the download is complete and the burner did work once. Is there a formatting trick anyone has used or something that might help me get a DVD+R so I don't have to worry about compatibility?

Thanks,

Tom
post #2802 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

Many thanks to Alluring Reality on many fronts.

I successfully burned a DVD+RW last night. It verified the disc with a perfect match on Device and Image MDF. Then, I confirmed the player, a Playstation 3, ran it just fine. I cycled through the menus without a hitch.

I then tried burning on 2 more DVD+R discs, and consistently failed at the 4%-6% mark. The last two I manually set to burn at 4X as that was successful on the DVD+RW. There is a difference. Both are Memorex and of course size is the same. However, the RW one is rated at 4X or 8X- can't remember which. The DVD+R is rated at 16X- that I know for certain. Can anyone recommend a DVD+R that worked for them? I've already bricked 3 DVD+R discs and I don't want to ruin them all. Obviously the download is complete and the burner did work once. Is there a formatting trick anyone has used or something that might help me get a DVD+R so I don't have to worry about compatibility?

Thanks,

Tom

I always go with Taiyo Yuden. Not the easiest brand to find, and sometimes counterfeited. But they are a very good brand. Otherwise I would look for made in Japan on the label. This is where the many of the best DVD plants are located.

If you get Taiyo Yuden and your burns still fail you probably have a problem with your computer.
post #2803 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edo Gálvez View Post

Hmmm, honestly with DVD burners being so cheap these days you might benefit more from getting a new one and not having to worry about coasters or media brand.

I've thought about it, but I really don't burn DVD's very often and it's a notebook computer, so I know Dell would rape me on the price. I've never used an external burner with a laptop. Do any of you know whether or not that might be worth it?
post #2804 of 3881
That complicates things a bit. You could check your notebook's dell page for DVD unit firmware upgrades.

Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

I've thought about it, but I really don't burn DVD's very often and it's a notebook computer, so I know Dell would rape me on the price. I've never used an external burner with a laptop. Do any of you know whether or not that might be worth it?
post #2805 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edo Gálvez View Post

That complicates things a bit. You could check your notebook's dell page for DVD unit firmware upgrades.

Thank you. I hadn't thought of that, so I tried it last night. No upgrades through Dell. The test came back as "device and drivers up to date". Any other suggestions? I'm a bit mystified why I cannot get a successful burn on a DVD+R disc. It's likely user error. When it comes to computers, I see myself as the lowest denominator as a general rule. My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1500. Not a powerful machine by any means and about 2-3 years old. I would think I should be able to do this, though. Aside from internet, iTunes, and office, along with an occasional burn, I don't do much else with it- unless we're going to count yelling at it.
post #2806 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

I've thought about it, but I really don't burn DVD's very often and it's a notebook computer, so I know Dell would rape me on the price. I've never used an external burner with a laptop. Do any of you know whether or not that might be worth it?

External USB DVD/CD burners are not expensive. Look here:http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...usb+dvd+burner
post #2807 of 3881
Might want to look up your notebook by model in dell's support site and check for FW updates manually instead just in case they don't list them as driver updates. Then again, like they said above, external units aren't that expensive.

Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacks84 View Post

Thank you. I hadn't thought of that, so I tried it last night. No upgrades through Dell. The test came back as "device and drivers up to date". Any other suggestions? I'm a bit mystified why I cannot get a successful burn on a DVD+R disc. It's likely user error. When it comes to computers, I see myself as the lowest denominator as a general rule. My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1500. Not a powerful machine by any means and about 2-3 years old. I would think I should be able to do this, though. Aside from internet, iTunes, and office, along with an occasional burn, I don't do much else with it- unless we're going to count yelling at it.
post #2808 of 3881
I tried searching, but, can I stream any of theses from a computer or an external hard drive?

Thanks.
post #2809 of 3881
post #2810 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by provoko View Post

I tried searching, but, can I stream any of theses from a computer or an external hard drive?

These test patterns are menu driven and need to be played on your Blu-ray device (standalone and/or HTPC) to your directly connected monitor, via Blu-ray or DVD media (mounting the ISO file can also be done).
post #2811 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrvideo View Post

These test patterns are menu driven and need to be played on your Blu-ray device (standalone and/or HTPC) to your directly connected monitor, via Blu-ray or DVD media (mounting the ISO file can also be done).

Good enough, thanks.
post #2812 of 3881
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by provoko View Post

can I stream any of theses from a computer or an external hard drive?

Generally the idea is to play the video in a similar manner to what you would do when you are watching other content. If you usually stream video or use a hard drive for playing video, the MP4 version is just video files.
post #2813 of 3881
Does it work to play HDMV BLURAY file with media players like Dune player or view sonic or Western digital?
post #2814 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by sukumar View Post

Does it work to play HDMV BLURAY file with media players like Dune player or view sonic or Western digital?

I just read in the forums that it may work. The Dune player supports blu-ray menus. thanks.
post #2815 of 3881
tjacks84 -- In looking through your session list, I noticed that you used the "Max" recording speed. That is your mistake. When burning DVDs, like this, you should set your "Burn Speed" to 4x, or at most, 8x. I have found that with video files, using a higher burn speeds usually results in failure (non-working discs). Also, DVD-R discs work better than DVD+R.

The burn-speed can be set in the ImgBurn "options".
post #2816 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by CT_Wiebe View Post

tjacks84 -- In looking through your session list, I noticed that you used the "Max" recording speed. That is your mistake. When burning DVDs, like this, you should set your "Burn Speed" to 4x, or at most, 8x. I have found that with video files, using a higher burn speeds usually results in failure (non-working discs).

That may be your experience, it certainly isn't mine. DVDs containing formatted data for playing in a computer, or standalone DVD/Blu-ray player is no different than DVDs/Bu-rays that contain non DVD-Video formatted files. It is all just bits burned into the medium.

I use x16 DVD media and burn at x16, with no coasters. I've not had an authored DVD (which I don't do these days) not play. I burn x4 Blu-ray media at x10 and I've not had one of them not play (6 different standalone players so far). The x10 speed is what the burner will do and burner won't burn at a speed that the media doesn't like.

I've also burned hundreds of DVD-ROMs of images that I've photographed and not one person has asked for a replacement copy in 5 years. These are full DVDs.
post #2817 of 3881

I downloaded the HDMV-2d.exe file and extracted it, twice. Both times it said "the file is broken" as an error at the end. Still makes an ISO, but it's something around 3.5GB. Is this ok?
post #2818 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by b_scott View Post

I downloaded the HDMV-2d.exe file and extracted it, twice. Both times it said "the file is broken" as an error at the end. Still makes an ISO, but it's something around 3.5GB. Is this ok?

No. I don't know the correct size at the moment, but it is a full disc.
post #2819 of 3881
ISO is 4,582,464 KB
post #2820 of 3881
Quote:
Originally Posted by buzzard767 View Post

ISO is 4,582,464 KB

thanks. I grabbed the 7z file instead and it worked. The EXE is truncated somehow.
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