Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC36 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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The camera when connected to the desktop is recognised by windowsxp and the camera is also able to activate software on the PC. However, on selecting "create vcd" command on camera LCD panel, there is a message inser blank CD, though there is a CD in the drive. The drive is of LG

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  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2008

    I also have the same problem...then which drives are supported...can anyone tell....pls help thnxxx

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    I have DCR-HC36 and I have laptop installed with macromedia flash drive & sony picture package. but when I tried to creat the vcd from my camcord its showing the message that please insert a recordable disc, though there is a brand new cd.

  • hirens May 25, 2008

    I also have the same problem. I keep on gettingthe message Insert blank Cd. hough I can see streaming video from camcorder to my laptop. What is the solution if your laptop cd drive is not supported by ppackage. Is there any other free software. Thanks!

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    i did not have a cd softwar instailltion the dvd



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I am also having the same proble. Actually, the picture package software does not recognize all the CD drives. The list of compatible drives is available at Confirm whether the model of your CD drive is lsted there.

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First of all create a image on pc of what you want to record edit it then record

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