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DVD Recorder is ruining the DVDs

Greetings - thank you for your time.

The LG DVD Recorder (LG DR1F9H) I have will record the shows from my DVR but then when the disc is ejected it is not able to be read or recognized when I put it back it.

This appears to have started when I used the memory card slot to view some digital pictures, but I'm not sure it may have still briefly worked after that. I thought perhaps it was some simple MENU option that got messed up but I can't make sense of it.

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  • NY35 Dec 15, 2007

    I can't seem to open this download this file correctly.

    And now there is this CAPR7D48 file that is on my desktop that I can't delete... or open.



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Hi after recording the disc you should finalize the disc,
finalizing fixes the recordings in place so that the disc can be played back on a regular dvd player or computer equipped with dvd rom.
finalising video mode disc creates a menu screen for navigating the disc.this is sccessed by pressing MENU/LIST or TITLE.

once you have finalized a dvd-r and dvd+r disc,you cannot sdit or record anything elseon that disc exept dvd+rw.however you can record and edit a dvd-rw disc by chosing(unfinalize) option. finalize option and then press rightarrow key
2.pree enter while(finalize) is selected.finalize menu appears. (ok) then press enter.the recorder starts finalizing the disc
note;if(disc protect),the finalize is not finalize set(disc protect off).

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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    bharath m Dec 15, 2007

    hi the manual is in pdf format, so you must have adobe reader in order to use that manual,you can download the adobe acrobat reader from this link

    and then read the manual


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Here is the link to the manual for LG DR1F9H
read pages 33&34
you may be using wrong
disc or wrong mode

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

  • Eugene Merritt Dec 15, 2007

    Three is a drop down menu in your
    burning software that selects the
    device you want to use It may be set
    to the wrong DVD device (player
    instead of burner)etc Was this
    the first time you record from the
    DVR,has it worked correctly in
    the past? Did you know you
    have to finalize dvd when thru
    you can leave open data files
    and add but will only read on
    original drive after 1st time
    check the type of disc and
    the mode you were in read
    p 33 & 34 in the manual download



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