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Dvd recording problems

When direct copying a dvd from a vcr tape the vhs tape stops unexpectedly and then the dvd tries to updates the info messing up the burn although you can start the tape again just by pushing play. i have tryed this with several different tapes and the same thing keeps happening. why won't the tapes play all the way through?

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Re: dvd recording problems

LOL! Call tech support tried that!! No help... I did however call the place I bought it from and they are going to send me another player... We'll see... I havent read anything good about this player!

Happy Holidays and hopefully less frustration with electronics!!

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

Re: dvd recording problems - Samsung DVD-VR330 VCR and DVD Recorder DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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