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Prior to that, let's say 6 or 7 years ago, and I have at least a 20% fail rate. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Thank you for signing up. this contact form

Tim_Lookingbill, Jan 1, 2006 #1 mark pav Frank, I'll keep your advice in mind for the future. TechSpot is a registered trademark. If so, that may explain why he could open the DVD and you cannot.Also, try this, (unless you have already done so). In other words don't open them straight off the CD.

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danielho, Jan 1, 2006 #1 mark pav Hmmm. About 2 Gigs worth of pictures. Join our site today to ask your question. Mar 9, 2013 #8 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 wildbutterfly I just had occasion to use PhotoRec freeware on a corrupt 3TB external hard drive (some one accidentally

Try burning a DVD on either system and see if you can read/view it. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. So just like the days when your burned CD's wouldn't play in OLD CD-Rom drives we are now in a situation where NEW CD's will ONLY play in older CD-Rom drives."but Files On Cd Not Showing Up Any help or information would be very gratefully received.

If I insert the disk into the drive and wait, nothing comes up, however if I double click on the drive with the disk in there it comes up with no Mar 8, 2013 #3 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 IsoBuster is some software, unfortunately not free, that will change drive speeds and retry reading several times. The CDs are from two to three years old and the photos are saved as JPEGs, TIFs and PSDs. Standard players don't know about linked lead ins and can only find the data in the first session."I don't know if this applies to DVD as well.

I could only view them. Files Burned To Cd Not Showing All Rights Reserved. A DATA DVD will normally show its file system as a CDFS disc [my drive Z:] while a packet-disc shows as UDF [my drive Y:]. I think something like that is your best bet here since the CDs are probably not physically scratched or blemished, just the dyes have degraded with age.

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Ironically, if I put a genuine unrecorded disc in, it opens iPhoto! http://forums.support.roxio.com/topic/57319-cant-view-pictures-burned-on-dvd-rw-help/ Discussion in 'Digital Darkroom' started by mark pav, Jan 1, 2006. Can't See Files On Dvd I can go back 5 years to disks burned using the disk image method and I haven't had any failures. Files Burned To Dvd Not Showing Posts: 6,000 +15 Believe it or not, but CDs/DVDs do have a lifespan of about 20 to 30 years (or longer) depending on quality.

All rights reserved. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. If it's the computer's, is it the same computer you burned the discs on? Here's my problem: They won't open! Can't See Files On Cd

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Higher heat will cause greater degradation. United States Copyright © Apple Inc. navigate here It may be corrupt or a file format that Preview doesnメt recognize." I've looked at some data recovery programs, but they all seem to be for memory cards, not CDs.

I seem to have better luck reading iffy discs with dvd writers than any other device. How Do I View Pictures From A Cd On My Computer In spite of its name it is a physical part of the CD, not an area of RAM. Someone suggested he recopy them onto a regular CDs and put fewer pics on them.

Is there anything I can do, or have I just lost about 20 gig of photos?

Multi-session CD-ROM drives can follow the links to find any of the files on the CD. My Windows Media Player Won't Burn a CD Article What Is a DVD Recorder and DVD Burner? The disks should all be the same brand. Cd R Not Reading Show Full Article Up Next Up Next Article Help!

I found PhotoRec recovered more than just media files. Jun 20, 2011 8:06 PM Helpful (1) Reply options Link to this post by babowa,★Helpful babowa Jun 20, 2011 8:07 PM in response to egipp Level 7 (33,661 points) iPad Jun Try it on 2 other computers (all windows computers) and get the same results. his comment is here Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity Menu About Contact Advertise Terms of Use Privacy Policy Why

Is it a good name brand disk (bought from a reputable dealer since I have seen fake TDK from houseware type stores, or one of the cheaper brands floating around). Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Now after less than a year, none of them are recognized and DVD player spits them out. mark pav, Jan 1, 2006 #1 beauh44 Hi Mark, It sounds like your CDs are giving up the ghost.

I surely don't have an answer. I think that sounds like the best way so far! BTW, the trade off to burning via disk image is that it can only be read by a Mac, a PC won't read the disc.Mike Reply Reply with quote Mar 9, 2013 #7 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 Rabbit01 - yeah, that may work, I've not used it for something like this, but I assume its like

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Loading... mark pav, Jan 1, 2006 #1 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Could be the disk, could be your computer, could be a speck of dust. Finally got a 22 times Sony USB drive and no problem on that.

the man at Kinkos thought maybe the files where too much to open at once (even though they did for him) and maybe I should copy some of them over to To me, it looks like the safest way to preserve pics,movies and documents would be to have copies on the pc, an external drive, and burned to a few quality name