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DVD+ and DVD- (RW) ???????

By Mrtechman ·
I understand the read and write ..but what is the real deal with dvd + and dvd- ...i ran into this problem with a dell inspiron laptop.

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by JamesRL In reply to DVD+ and DVD- (RW) ?????? ...

http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Hardware_Software/2003/DVDFormatsExplained.asp

The short answer is that there are two competing formats supported by two sets of manufacturers groups.

There are newer drives that will read and write both.

Compatibility with consumer grade DVD players, especially older ones, is not guarenteed with either.

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