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Unable to download video from 8cm disc to PC

Hi, hope someone can help!

I bought this 6 months ago. I can record video, playback via the TV and PC but am unable to download to my PC hard drive (running Windows XP Home). I get a message saying "blank disc". The discs are DVD-RW version 1.1 2x speed.

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Re: Unable to download video from 8cm disc to PC

Before I even finish reading what you re saying in your post I kinda got exactly what your asking. For a simple answer to what you need is Nero 8. Your using software in a non simple format that alot of DVD players cannoy read and only PC's can read. You need Nero 8 and follow the instruction on making a DVD data and then it should work in your DVD player.
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Re: Unable to download video from 8cm disc to PC

Can I ask what software is giving you this message?

Try this, insert your disk, double click on My Computer, then right click on your DVD drive and select Open. Do you see anything at all?

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