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Working on my Toshiba laptop with windows vista.. i burned a avi onto a dvd-r disk, and the toshiba DVD player suddenly wont play back my movie. Says to ' set the color quality settings to highest quality (32bit) in the display settings' .. I dont know how to do that on vista :( help?

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Shouldn't matter what the OS (operating system) is. What you need to do is to make sure you convert the movie to proper format which would allow you to view on DVD player after burning. Usually you need a seperate software. Your DVD player should say what formats are compatible. Usually listed on unit or in manual. Avi is a great format but when you burned it to DVD your computer probably created a Data Disk. Which would make it unreadable by DVD player. Check to make sure you are able to convert to format that's readable by your player.Good Luck

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