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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:07 am   
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Ok I have CD-Rs and DVD+RWs and neither of them will work on my xbox (Thompson Drive) so I can't load slayers AID or AID deluxe onto my xbox to get any info onto my xbox! Any suggestions?

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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:37 am   
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the tompson drive is very paticular on what media it will read.
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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:38 am   
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Ok I have CD-Rs and DVD+RWs and neither of them will work on my xbox (Thompson Drive) so I can't load slayers AID or AID deluxe onto my xbox to get any info onto my xbox! Any suggestions?

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Try maxell dvd-R's. My thompson reads them every time.


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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:44 am   
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Ok ill try it out, my DVD+RWs are Maxell and I looked on the media chart and it said it would read fine, its wierd, oh well Ill post my results when I get the DVD-R. Thanks guys!
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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:46 am   
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Ok ill try it out, my DVD+RWs are Maxell and I looked on the media chart and it said it would read fine, its wierd, oh well Ill post my results when I get the DVD-R. Thanks guys!


DVD-R's tend to read alot better than the +R's for some reason.


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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 3:41 am   
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I've never had a problem with the dvdrs i use with my thompson, but they arn't labeled so I dunno what brand they are.
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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:32 am   
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DVD-R's tend to read alot better than the +R's for some reason.

DVD-R format are primarly for data and DVD+R are for video data format


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Post Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 12:02 pm   
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Ritek G-04 DVD-R works great for me on thompsons burnt at 4x

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There is a way to mod the laser in a thompson drive so it will read more types of data. Theres a tutorial somewhere.
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Post Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 9:54 pm   
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ive had success with dvd-r maxell on a thompson drive.

good thing is that these are the cheapest as well.

ive seen several xbox drives that will read dvd-r maxell and not dvd+r


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