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I cannot get the discs it records to play on any other unit, computer or otherwise. Without that, it is useless to me.

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  • magenstein Feb 17, 2009

    Yes it plays on the machine that records it.


  • magenstein Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks, I will try it again and make sure that process is done and see how that works. I do not have the original anymore so I might have to borrow that again.

  • jim beckwith May 11, 2010

    I have a machine that does the same thing so what i found out that there is a finalization at the end and that is what I am being told

    but I have not done the finalization yet at this moment .

    but that is what I am going to do

  • jim beckwith May 11, 2010

    does it play on the recorder

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This problem was solved by reinserting the DVD and finding Finalize on the menu. Once it was finalized, it played fine in other machines and on the computer.

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Mags

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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