Making factory recovery disks on Lenovo laptop - Can I use DVD+R or Does it have to be DVD-R ?

Disk one has to be a cdr-r that's fine, done that and its worked before.

What about the set of DVDs Im going to sue next ?

Does it matter if they are + R or -R ?

Thanks,
feck1Asked:
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CompProbSolvCommented:
All that should matter is whether or not your DVD burner supports the disks that you use.  It seems that nearly all have supported both + and - for quite a while now.
rindiCommented:
If it is a Windows 8.x laptop, then it no longer makes DVD's, but you rather need a USB stick that is slightly larger than your recovery partition.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I agree with Rindi, and I have made a USB recovery stick for my Lenovo X230 Laptop. That does work.
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GauthierCommented:
DVD-R are licenced by the DVD Forum and thus usually more costly than DVD+R.
Also the DVD-R standard (pioneer) was badly designed and is vastly inferior to the later designed DVD+R standard (philips) ,
So I would recommend to use DVD+R.

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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
DVD+R is ok. But USB stick is preferrable.
Michael-BestCommented:
Conflicting options posted concerning DVD's

"DVD-R are licenced by the DVD Forum and thus usually more costly than DVD+R"

DVD-R are mass produced / more common and therefore cheaper @ about 16 cents each, they are very cheap.

DVD+R is not supported by some players so DVD-R is better in my opinion.
USB stick or USB external Hard Drive would be the better choice.
feck1Author Commented:
+R worked.

Its really annoying when a Lenovo Win 7 recovery dvd set bombs.
You only have one shot at it.

Anyway it worked fine.
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