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Won't play back or burn some discs originally burnt on PC, although these are finalised and will play on my older Panasonic VHS/DVD combi and on PCs other than those on which the original burn was carried out. Discussion groups for software e.g. Roxio Easy VHS to DVD suggest that the DVD player is the problem, not the software. Why is this? And what can I do about it?

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  • CrouchEnder Oct 06, 2009

    In the case of disc I burnt myself, I put it on the highest possible setting to get the film onto one disc (i.e. "good" rather than "best" quality, but still one up from "normal"); I used Verbatim discs, which seem to be recommended by most sites. Therefore, I can't improve quality on either of these fronts.

    In the case of discs burned by others, they were also on Verbatim, and also presumably burned on as high quality setting as possible.

    So this advice doesn't help, I'm afraid.

  • CrouchEnder Oct 06, 2009

    (You may still say I should try "best" quality burn, and use more discs; but that doesn't explain why the same discs play OK on my older Panasonic, or why other people from whom I originally received them don't have the same problem with their hardware.)

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When burning cd try putting on highest quality burn setting, or useing better quality discs.

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