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Recording problem After programming a show system fails to record and reviewing still shows the program to be recorded though in the past.

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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2008

    records a show then when it is finished it says "blank disk loaded" but you can see the recording on the disk itself

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    why is my recorder showing no event information for itv ch 4 ch 5 etc on my programme guide is this a fault with my recorder or a technical problem. we cannot record any of these programs which is very frustrating

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I have the same problem. What I found was the recorder will not recognize a disc that was inserted into the machine and then the machine is turned off. If I load a disc, either a -R or -RW, program the timer recording and DO NOT turn the recorder off, then the unit does make the recording. I called the Toshiba techs and the only thing they recomended was to return the machine to them for repair at a flat rate of $140. The unit only cast $180. A friend of mine has the same recorder and he is going to check if it will recognise a previously loaded disc after the unit is turned off and back on. Perhaps everyone with this problem should call Toshiba so they can make a firmware update for the DR4s. I hope this helps. MW

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