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Re recording on previously used DVDs

I am trying to re-record over some DVDs and it is very erratic, sometimes it records and sometimes it says that they are not compatible and ejects it-what's up? I have an inventory of 20 DVDs from over the past 6 months and it seems that every week one more fails and my inventory level drops to the point that I only have 15 now.

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  • mortchmayor Oct 14, 2008

    thanks for your feedback. I am using 2 different ones...memorex and sony

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What kind of DVDs are you using? Reliable or the cheap ones? Also, remember that the loudly boasted life span of a digital disc refers to readings, not writing and re-writing. Tried to format them in another recorder yet? Oh, and a cleanup on the discs themselves is required. Dust, fingerprints... everything seems to attach itself on a dvd.

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