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Can hear the movie saved on the hard drive but cannot view it on my laptop.

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Hello nuk1,

Ensure you have the latest version of the software you are using to view videos. That usually helps. Let me know how it goes.

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Play it with vlc media player.


http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

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