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NRG files not viable in newer version of Nero.

I'm afraid to upgrade to Nero 2014. I have .nrg files that I created with Nero 6. When I try to burn them using Nero 9, they burn just fine but when I put them in various players, they just say "bad or no disc". My computer won't recognize them or play them either. I'm afraid that all the .nrg files that I created with Nero 9 will have a similar problem if I try to burn them a few years from now using a newer version of Nero. This is a real problem because I have hundreds of basketball games saved using Nero 6 and 9. I'm getting very concerned that I won't be able to burn DVD's of these games. ISO converters won't work with them either. HELP!!!
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  • Which Nero app are you using- Burning rom, Express? What are you selecting?

    If you open one of the burned discs with Windows Explorer, what type of files are on the disc?
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  • Hi Lyle,

    In addition to wither ́s questions, It is important to know how did you create the nrg files on the fist place and how are you burning them now.

    Have you created the files with Nero Vision for example?
    How do you proceed to burn them?
    In Nero Burning Rom please select "File" > Open, and select the nrg file to burn.

    best regards,
    NeroUser
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  • My method to create the discs used to be like this, I'd connect my camera to my home DVD burner and copy the tape to a disc. I would then finalize the disc and take it to my computer. In Nero 6, I'd use the image recorder to make a copy of the disc. It wouldn't give me the option to make an ISO so I used nero's proprietary .nrg format. I burned many copies of these discs and handed them out to parents whose kids played in the games. I never got any complaints about the discs not working. We also watched many of them because my son played in the games.

    I decided to start converting all of my .nrg files to .ISO and this is when I discovered that converters wouldn't work. They'd convert the image file but when I burned the discs they wouldn't work so I burned the discs directly from the .nrg files and got the same result. I tried a few other files and got the same result.

    I tried doing the same thing back when i first got nero 9 but got a bunch of errors when I attempted to burn the older .nrg files that were created in nero 6. I figured I'd give Nero 9 time to mature before trying again. I've updated nero 9 a couple times but haven't, until recently, tried burning the older nero files. Now I don't get the errors but the discs aren't recognizable by my computer or DVD players.

    This sucks.......
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  • Go here-

    C:\Users\"user name"\AppData\Roaming\Nero\Nero 9\Nero Burning ROM

    Find the NeroHistory file and open it. Copy and paste the test here.
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  • Hi Lyle,

    This is very strange. Specially if you are able to open the nrg file to be burnt within Nero Burning Rom.
    If the nrg file has been burnt to the disc, you should be able to see the content in the Windows Explorer window when you insert the disc.
    But as you wrote, the disc is not being recognized at all.

    The only possiblitiy for us to test this would be to get a copy of one of the nrg files.
    You can send it to techsupport@nero.com
    Make sure you enter Nero Forum in the e-mail subject, and copy a link to this Forum entry, so we can relate both cases.

    Thanks and regards,
    NeroUser
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