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My panasonic dvd recorder was working great and then I had trouble with direct tv and now when I want to record something it gives me a copyright problem? HELP!!!

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If you are trying to record from the DirecTV Box there may be a copyright code embedded in the boxes firmware so that if a recordable device is detected it will block recording and give an error.
You also might want to check your DVD recorder instructions to see if you have an issue with the recorder itself but the latter issue is what I suspect is occurring.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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There is nothing wrong with the player or TV. The programs you are attempting to copy are protected by copyright. Therefore the player will not copy them.

I'm sorry but the TV system is so designed that certain premium and pay-per-view programs carry a signal which instruct the player to not copy them. You should not have any problem copying other free programs.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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