The other day I was able to capture an dvd to it's end. Today I'm working with another old dvd that I want to capture in CS4 however, it quits 18 mintutes into the capturing stating max amount has been captured. I think I may have my set points wrong. Can someone send me a visual of how these are suppose to look if the dvd is over an hour long. I would so appreciate it!
18 minutes sounds like FAT32.
If that is the case your drives need to be NTFS.
http://aumha.org/win5/a/ntfscvt.php (maybe there are better sites, could not find one in English).
Make sure you have a backup.
For all things Microsoft, start here to search http://search.microsoft.com/search.aspx?mkt=en-US&setlang=en-US
convert fat32 ntfs
I think convert to ntfs worked, however now "my disc is full" message popped up. I went to my hard drive to open it and clean out some stuff and I'm gettting a message to "format the disc". Then I go to format and I get a warning that if I format it, I may lose all my stuff off that disc. Oh, my this has never happened. Help!
I'm pretty sure I will know how to copy files from one drive to the other. Copy and past? My problem right now is, that I can not open my external hardrive to even see my files to either move them or delete some of them to make more space.
>save anything before I went into my computer and chose NTFS
Using the instructions at the Microsoft link I posted, I have converted a half a dozen drives from FAT32 to NTFS and have had ZERO problem with data loss or corruption
That is, of course, based on exactly following the Microsoft instructions
You may have a drive with a hardware failure, if you are 100% sure you exactly followed the Microsoft instructions
>copy files from one drive to the other. Copy and past?
No, copy paste is when you are inside something like a word processor
Using Windows Explorer you click and "drag and drop" a file (or folder) from one location to another
>any hope to get all that information back if they reformat it?
I don't know you, but it SEEMS you don't know much about computers
When you format a drive, everything is lost
thank yhou John. I am going to give the hard drive to my parner's son-in-law who is a computer tech. Very, very sad night for me. I have two years of sweat and tears in that hard drive. I will give him your suggestion.
>parner's son-in-law who is a computer tech
Also talk to him about how to make file backups to another drive
I have 3 internal hard drives, one of which contains all of my video files
I also have 3 external USB hard drives... too slow for video editing, but great to rotate for file copies