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Samsungvpdc161camera I have used 2samsung discs in this camera but icannot playback on any dvd player that i or my family own.What if anything can i do?

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You need to 'finalize' the disk on your camcorder. Instructions can be found on your camera menu or in your user manual. If this still doesn't work connect your camera straight to the television and control it through your camera, at least this way you can view it. Danny

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Everyone just blamed each other, for either, bad discs, or bad camera.
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