DVD RAM refers to the DVD format, where user can repeatedly record and erase data. These discs can be used by all DVD RAM drive installed Macintosh computer systems. Mac OS X can be used to format and write data on DVD RAM. It is a new support added in the operating system. But sometimes users report an error that when they attempt to copy files to these discs, these attempts fails. The message describes that disc can’t be modified. In such cases, users are recommended to backup all the data from the disc as solution may require reformatting the disc. However in case of backup failure, Mac Data Recovery is the solution.
In these cases, user can still read data from the disc and copy its data to some other volume, but can’t copy to it. The error message is:
“The disc “Ram” could not be modified”
Possible reasons of the error message:
• DVD-RAM has UDF(Universal Disk Format)
• Incorrect DVD-RAM disc caddy
Based on the causes, user can try these solutions:
• Users are required to ensure that proper DVD-RAM disc caddy is being used. It should be the one, provided with computer. Disc should be in the caddy to perform any write operation.
• If UDF format is the case, we can reformat it to Mac OS Extended (HFS Plus) or Mac OS Standard (HFS) so as to carry out write. User can check the disc format through File menu option, Show Info, by selecting it in Finder. The file system information is displayed in General Information. However disc reformatting can be accomplished using Disk Utility options.
Users are recommended to backup all the data in latter case as formatting deletes all the data from disc. It is also suggested to look for its log reports and check for complete files. In case of incomplete or invalid backup state, Mac Recovery applications can help recovering lost data. These are the specific tools that can scan the media, including DVD-RAM, and recover data. Mac data recovery software use safe searching algorithms.
Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery is an advanced mac recovery tool that supports HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper and FAT file systems. The software is available with bootable DVD support. It can recover data from Mac OS X10.3.9 and above including Mac OS X 10.5.x (Leopard). It is a universal binary application.