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Unable to finalise

For some reason one of the discs that i have recorded on will not let me finalise. When i put the disc in it says recording disabled and then i go to the finalise menu and the finalise selection is unhighlighted. How can i fix this so i can finalise the disc and use it on my computer?

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  • us-dennis Nov 20, 2007

    I have a DVD605E but I have the same problem with one of my discs although the other two discs taken on the same holiday finalised ok. I can play the disc in the camcorder but towards I get a flashing number 13.02

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    how can i have my new software for my handycam since i cant install it inside my computer. is there any way i can get the software. either downloading from the intenet or other camera shop?

  • rameshg Jun 16, 2008

    Try to finalize the DVD,while I click the finalize menu, I'm getting the error in the error the function is not currently available, I'm not able to play the DVD in the player or Computer

  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    I have this problem too

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For some reason one of the discs that i have recorded on will not let me finalise. When i put the disc in it says recording disabled and then i go to the finalise menu and the finalise selection is unhighlighted. How can i fix this so i can finalise the disc and use it on my computer?

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I noticed that too with my "VR" (and NOT "Video") formatted disks. I don't think you can finalize the VR ones. Instead you have to use the Sony Import tool to grab the videos. If you are like me you probably remember using the import tool with Video formatted disks BEFORE finalizing them and it takes forever to copy them. They must be finalized to view on other devices, copy using the import tool quicker, etc., but VR formatted disks seem optimized for importing (and can be edited on the camcorder directly.

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