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Battery died during finalizing

We borrowed this camera from a friend and when we were finalizing the dvd-r, the battery died. Now it will not let me re-finalize and my computer will not read the disk. Help!! It is a very important video.

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If you cannot finalize the cd but the camera can still play it then you will have to dupe the video to the computer using firewire or usb or video/audio.
likley part of the writing to the vtoc was done and now cannot be repeated.
if you cant play it on the camera you will need more professional help to hack the dvd.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

  • catherine green Jun 03, 2012

    how do you dupe video with firewire or usb?

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