How to format a DVD?
Dvd -disk can be formatted (clear, deletecontent), only if it is RW, i.e. it is intended for re-recording information on it. It is not possible to delete information from DVD-R discs. There are two ways to format a disk.
How to format a DVD in the easiest way
To clean the disc, insert the disc into the drive,Wait for the download. Double-clicking on the "My Computer" icon, select your disk in the pop-up window. Right-click on the disk image, in the appeared menu select "Clear" or "Format". The method is bad only because not everyone in the standard set of programs has a utility designed for writing and formatting disks.
How to format a DVD in Nero StartSmart
Next, we will learn how to format the dvd rw disk using Nero StartSmart.
- Run the program.
- At the top choose in the drop-down list DVD.
- A little lower, among the icons, choose a window with a plus - "Add-ons".
- There we choose "Clear DVD". The "Erase Rewritable Disc" window will be displayed and two actions will be selected: "Erase RW disc" and "Full erase of rewritable disc". It is better to choose a full erasure to clear the disk for sure, and not have problems with writing information to it in the future.
- Click "Erase".
- Everything, the disk is formatted, and is ready to further record information on it.