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30gb series Hi, I can't record as it keeps telling me the video management file is broken. I say yes to recovery and it says ok and recovery was successful. However, I go back in and it won't record again. All I have done is burn discs of files to empty up space on camcorder. We are going on holiday Sunday please help!!!!

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2008

    I'm having the exact same problem w/ my GZ-MG155 camcorder!!  Help!

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    have the same problem, and its shitty cuz on every next step it won't do anything and I can't get the files of my cam !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    Same proble for me, worked forst time now broken management files,2nd time used, who can help?



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I have the same problem and I just bought mine. It happened on the second attempt to record. I can see the files, but i'm very concerned of potential lost recordings. I'm getting married in two weeks and cant take the chance on this happening during the wedding or reception. I'm taking mine back and getting something else. I love the look and feel of this camera, but the functionality is what I need. Good luck to all!

Posted on Jul 06, 2008


If you browse the other directories on the camera you can find the .mod files that it had recorded so far.

Posted on May 23, 2008


I have the same problem with my GZ-MG555. I hate JVC.

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