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Hard drive full cannot delete

The hard drive says it is full but the movies will not play , it says no files stored. I cannot delete anything and I tried to reset it and nothing changed. The camera plays thru the computer and I can copy into folder but can not burn to a dvd+rw. I am using power producer Any suggestions? I would like to find a better manual.

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  • erikarchbold Jul 06, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. It says that the hard drive is full, yet it also says that there are no files stores. If you can help, please email me at erikarchbold@gmail.com. I'd REALLY appreciate it. Thanks!

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