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Recording of video in order to burn to DVD on a GSA 5169D

All the necessary computer software has been loaded onto the computer. When I tape a new video, I set the programme to record the video and everything seems to be going fine, with the slow flashing of the "recording" button. When the tape is finished being recorded, a message comes up that "this tape cannot be recorded because it is write-protected". These are home videos we have taped on purchased video tapes - there are no "write-protection" commands on them. We bought the GSA 5169D DVD rewriter but cannot do any copying / recording. Please come back to me as soon as you can.

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Put tape on the hole on top of the tapes and you shoud be able to record. its tape on the top or pull the top off i cant remimber which one it is but this is the answer.

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