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Disk will play on the camcorder only

Hello, I can watch and enjoy my DVD on the camcorder only.
I have finalized it, but when I take it out to play on my laptop or any computer it doesn't work. It says it is blank, but I know it isn't because when I put it back in the camcorder it works fine.
I have also tried connecting the camcorder to my computer and I still can't get any of the video off. Please help!
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  • Bhoop May 21, 2008

    I can play the disc on my dvd player, however I cannot get the video onto my computer. I had a PC and have recently bought a new Mac, and it I thought they would have been easier to work with but I cannot get it onto either computer. It says that the file is not a movie file so it will not open it.

  • khadermoon May 28, 2008

    I can not watch my DVD on my PC. any suggestion on how to fix it. ?

  • wendyc Jun 02, 2008

    i can download the photos from my cam to my laptop but not the video

  • nelson13 Jun 02, 2008

    I can NOT play may DVD on the computers or other equipment, so what could I do to resolve this. Could you please help.



    thanks

  • LisaVB Sep 11, 2008

    I have

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Hello, I can watch and enjoy my DVD on the camcorder only.
I have finalized it, but when I take it out to play on my laptop or any computer it doesn't work. It says it is blank, but I know it isn't because when I put it back in the camcorder it works fine.
I have also tried connecting the camcorder to my computer and I still can't get any of the video off. Please help!

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