How to Copy a DVD-R

The art of copying DVD-Rs is known as the digital variation of creating duplicate recording video tapes from a VCR. This technique is one of the latest trends sweeping the digital world. It serves as an excellent entertainment amenity and a viable way to save money. Copying DVD-Rs can be done in an adequate amount of time with minute manual labor, making the process more feasible and enjoyable. You can copy a DVD-R regardless of your level of computer experience.

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Open the DVD burning program. This program's icon should be stored on your computer's desktop screen. Double click on its icon to open the program. You will be prompted to choose which action you desire to take. Choose the action that indicates copying a physical DVD-R.

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Insert the DVD. When the computer detects your DVD, all of its content will automatically register within your DVD burning program.

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Copy the movie files from the DVD. Click on the option that enables you to copy the content from the DVD. (Wording for this action may vary depending on the DVD burning program you are using.) When the copying process is complete, your computer will automatically eject the DVD. A pop-up window will appear on the screen.

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Insert a blank DVD-R into your computer's CD-ROM drive when the pop-up window appears with this prompt. Click "OK" in the pop-up window once you have placed the blank DVD-R into the CD-ROM drive.

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Copy the movie files to the blank DVD-R. Click on the "Copy" or "Start" option to begin the process. When the copying process is complete, the computer will automatically eject the DVD-R.