Articles tagged: DVD

Windows 10 DVD

How To Reinstall Windows Without an Installation Disc

The best way to prepare for needing an installation disc is to create one before you need it. I’ll review some approaches.

Animusic DVD Playing in VLC Media Player

Tip of the Day: Play DVDs Using VLC

Are we at risk of losing our digital information over time?

Technologies change, media wears out, hardware that we once took for granted becomes difficult to find. How does all this impact the archives of our digital lives?

DVDs

Is an external hard drive better for backing up than DVDs?

DVDs can be a clumsy solution for backing up – especially if you want to take a full system image. It’s much better to go for an external hard drive.

External Backup Drive

Will backups run if my PC asks for a password?

Scheduling regular backups is an important step in your overall backup strategy. But they do have to run when your computer is on and accessible.

Inserting a disc

Will a new computer burn DVDs faster?

A new computer might burn DVDs faster depending on what’s limiting your burning speed now. It could be the CPU, but it could also be something else.