(If you use the same media in both cases,) I assume it is...
Originally Posted by Dark Yoshi
I think your DVD-Writer produce worse results, which decreased the life-span of your PS2-DVD-Laserdiode.
Try a C1/C2-Error-Check (*) on your and your friends backups.
(* You can do one with Nero CD-DVD Speed, or a newer version with a bit different name.)
Hm,... I don´t think so, but it can be one of course.
Some extra-info could help.
-What is your and your friends DVD-Writer-Manufacturer/Model (or OEM-Model, whatever...)?
-What DVD-Disc-Type (ATIP/Manufacturer-ID)? --> Verbatim 16x.-Certified are very good. Just stay away from bigger than 25pack-spindles.
I hope my suggestions help ya out.
Help is much appreciated here.
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