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Samsung R155 Recording from VHS Issues

When I record from a VHS to my DVD recorder I am able to play it back on the DVD recorder but not on any other DVD player and not even on my PC as they see it as a blank disk but its not as it can be played back on the recorder that recorded it. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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  • jimski Jul 05, 2008

    lost manual how to finalize

  • lovelylowa Aug 29, 2008

    I have a new 2008 Toshiba DVD recorder D-R7KC and have made several recordings onto OSI Dvd+r discs. I have finalized them, but I'm still experiencing the same problem...the Disc films or codes will not show up on OTHER players.



    So is it the brand OSI that is obsolete. or is my 2003 Hard-drive system too old for the new technology of recorders??

  • marebear_7 Jan 12, 2009

    I have the same problem, I recorded a few shows last night on the D-R7KC. I came to watch it this morning on another DVD player (Phillips) and it is reading error disc...

    The discs that I record with is memorex DVD-R. I usually use TDK D-R, could that be the problem???



    Can I still finalize the disc if I have already taken it from the recorder, or I have to do it before I take the disc out? I just assumed it finalized it for you. After I recorded one show before it said that it was finalizing with a round swirling picture on the the front of the display.



    One more question I have star choice, so Iam not sure if there is something more I can do, to make the dvd run better.

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The reason why you are having this problem is because you haven't finalized the disc. In able for you to play that Burned DVD that you have you need to Finalized the disc. Finalizing a recordable optical disc means writing the disc's lead-in (the Table of Contents or TOC) and lead-out information (blank data that fills up the unused space at the end of the disc) so that a DVD player will know where the various tracks begin and end. Without the TOC, a conventional DVD player will not be able to read the contents of the disc. Once the disc is finalized, no more information can be written to it. Finalizing takes about two or three minutes. To finalize a DVD-RW/DVD-R: 1. Press the Menu button with the disc stopped. 2. Select Disc Manager and press Enter or the right arrow. 3. Select Disc Finalize and press Enter or the right arrow. You will be asked twice if you are sure that you want to finalize the disc. Select Yes and press Enter. Once the disc is finalized, you cannot delete entries from the record list. After being finalized, the DVD-R/DVD-RW (video mode) operates in the same manner as a DVD-Video. Recorded discs must be finalized in order to play back in non-Samsung DVD players. A DVD-RW disc that has been recorded by DAO (disk-at-once mode) in a PC cannot be unfinalized. A DVD-RW disc that has been recorded in Video Mode on a non-Samsung recorder cannot be unfinalized by a Samsung recorder. A DVD-R disc cannot be unfinalized. Note: Finalization does not apply to DVD-RAM. If you cannot finalize a DVD-R or DVD-RW disc, make sure that Disc Protection is turned off. If you are still having difficulty, you may try calling technical support of SAMSUNG. Note: Do not turn the recorder off while it is finalizing the disc. Data on the disc will be damaged if the finalization process is interrupted.

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