HDM15 and Backup Files to DVD?

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by Hedgehog, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Hedgehog

    Hedgehog Registered Member

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    Hi all, I am confused. I can't seem to find any info about burning to DVD, the backup files created by this program. It doesn't look like I can burn directly to DVD, but the program splits the files into 4GB each. What's the point of that? If I can burn to DVD, then what do I burn to each disk. What has to be on disk 1?

    I don't get it :p
     
  2. wptski

    wptski Registered Member

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    That's the file limitations size of FAT32. Never tried to a DVD but I don't see any reason one couldn't.
     
  3. Hedgehog

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    Ah. I see. So there's no burning to cd/dvd/bluray for this program then. Unless they just all fit on a DVD and I move them to an external later if I need to. Hard drives fail. I just wanted to have a few different copies/options.
     
  4. wptski

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    I backup to a network drive and copy to a docking station external USB hard drive.
     
  5. Robin A.

    Robin A. Registered Member

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    The capacity of a data DVD is about 4.2-4.3 GB. A backup image can be splited in 4 GB files precisely to enable you to burn it to DVDs. You just burn each 4-GB file to a DVD.

    So, it´s possible to save an image in DVDs, but it´s not a good idea.
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2016
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