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Camcorder disc footage not viewable

I have a sony dvd camcorder dvd105. I have used a tdk DVD+RW to record holiday footage. I have taken the disc out of the camcorder to watch on my dvd player, but nothing played. I put the disc back in the camcorder but now the only option it gives me is to format the disc, I assume this will wipe it. How do I get my footage back ???
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Try to put it on your dvd rom of computer and see if its working. if you can see the files on your computer, then burn it in nero sofware. so that i will watchable by your dvd player. hope that helps!


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