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Zenith XBR411 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo Problem

I have this model DVD/VCR combo. I recorded a lot of movies from the cable channel of my TV set onto blank DVD-R dvds. I have established my own little private collection of my favorite movies. I did learn that the DVDs that I recorded would not play on any other DVD player. So I talked with the store that I purchased the product from. They said I should look in the manual and follow the steps to finalize my DVDs that I recorded and I should be able to play them on other DVD players. I went through the steps and tried to finalize one of them but it didn't work and so I got frustrated and didn't try again. Now my DVD player is not working and the repairman said it can't be fixed. I even called up stores and searched on the internet to try to find another exact model but can't find one. How will I ever be able to watch my precious movies that I recorded since the DVDs won't play on any other DVD player and I didn't finalize them.

Is there another solution? Please help.
Joanne
email: mjdy08@bellsouth

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I have the XBR616 zenith combo.
If your dead set on initializing your dvds, I can try to
do one in my dvd player to see if it works, then send it back to you. I can't guarantee anything, my player is a bit fussy, but I don't mind helping you.

If so, let me know

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