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Old 2005-01-17, 12:20 PM
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Re: Burning DVD Backups

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Originally Posted by RainDawg
By the way, on this topic, might I recommend that you also burn your DVD compilations with some par2 recovery files? I have had a few discs verify OK, then sit on a shelf for a year, only to have read errors on some file later on. Par2 files will ensure that you can recreate any files that potentially get corrupted over time.

Since I'm about to try to burn all of my collection onto DVD instead of CD, this is very relevant to me. How do I make a par2 file? How do they work? Thanks for the help.

-Phil
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