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My R120 DVD Recorder has suddenly stopped me from either FORMATING, INITIALIZING or DELETING MY DISCS I am usind DVD-RW Sony

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  • perlcole May 27, 2009

    Thankyou for reply but I have to say that I have been using this make of disc for some time very succsesfully.

  • perlcole May 30, 2009

    It confirmed my own thoughts thanks tho'I was hoping the answer would be different as the DVD Recorder is not an old model.
    Thanks all the same

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Hi,

All DVD recorders have certain brands of disk that they like, and other brands that they don't. Sounds like your DVD-RW is a brand that your DVD recorder does not like. If your PC does not recognise it either, it might just be a dodgy disc. Try another of the same brand, but this time try it in your PC first. If that one isn't recognised either, avoid the brand in future.

Any further help, let me know.

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Posted on May 27, 2009

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 May 27, 2009

    Hi,


    In this case, as you are sure that this Sony disc is compatible with your Samsung R120, its time to change recorder.


    I know it's frustrating, but that would be the precise solution as i am sure that the unit has been damaged. There is no point of repair as it would cost less than 50 bucks to purchase a new one.Even if you use different format of Cd's, still it would show the same concern.The hardware issue is more costly as compared to repairing the same.

    Rest on you. I am sure you would take a wise decision.


    Thanks for using Fixya.

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