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#1804153 - 08/02/22 01:15 AM Vs1680 CDR backup procedure freezing on verify
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Billyaxe
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In backing up my data via cdr backup, the vs freezes up in the verify step. Not particularly at the same percentages each time - so not always the same spot. I start again and turn off verify option and it does successfully back up the data.
When I select CDRecover I see the files. I havenít tried to upload them yet to confirm but my question is = what does the verify step do and do I need that? And why might it be freezing up?
I know the first statement would be do I have the most recent version of software? I may not but Iím nervous about trying that and losing a current project.
Im also using the 1x speed scsi CD burner. Any advice? Thanks -Billy

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#1804167 - 08/02/22 01:53 AM Re: Vs1680 CDR backup procedure freezing on verify [Re: dozen12]
uptildawn Offline
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version 2.024 should be fine, if you have it or want to update to it. 2.5 was the final one and is essentially the same, with some enhancements for the 3-card fx.

I've never heard of anyone losing data doing an update - it's up to you though, whether or not to do so before having backed up everything. I suppose it might be safe to do 2 backups of whatever is most important first. But if you're having trouble backing up and can't try reloading a backup to confirm before deleting a project (to recover space for instance), you don't get much of a choice - that always suck and feels like a gamble...

I know - been there many times.

I think the verification process on the machine is a time waster and I've had verified projects fail to reload before, so I never use it.
My verification has always been to reload to confirm and then delete the copy to recover space.

No guarantee, but there's my slant on it.
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#1804219 - 08/02/22 12:37 PM Re: Vs1680 CDR backup procedure freezing on verify [Re: uptildawn]
dkfackler Offline
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Registered: 04/24/06
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You might give SCSI2SD some thought. I rarely use my VS CD drives any more. I've even successfully recorded directly to the SD. VSWE then makes the audio files usable by DAW of your choice.

There is a bit of configuration required, but it's a one-time thing.

~dk

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#1804243 - 08/02/22 05:28 PM Re: Vs1680 CDR backup procedure freezing on verify [Re: dkfackler]
Heartwaves Offline
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Registered: 08/18/01
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Some cd burners don't work well with some blank cd brands. I also always burn DATA at 4x. With a Plextor stand alone 1210TSE external CD burner hooked to my 1680, I use the cheap printable CD's sold by Amazon and get good data and audio CD's every time.
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#1804310 - 08/03/22 02:33 AM Re: Vs1680 CDR backup procedure freezing on verify [Re: Heartwaves]
dozen12 Offline
Billyaxe
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Registered: 04/08/07
Posts: 23
Loc: NY
Thanks. I will do the update soon. I did the cd backup without using the verification step. I then recovered the data off the cd onto another partition of my hard drive. It successfully loaded and I checked it. So that will be my procedure from now on.
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