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Using a Toshiba D-VR610KU, I dubbed from VCR to DVD after formatting for DVD-RW video mode. I finalized it and it played back on the Toshiba. Then I tried to play it on my Go-Video DVR 5000 and the disc is not recognized. What can I do to get a playable disc on other machines?

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  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    I can't dub to a dvd+R machine says it supports it.

    Thoughts?


  • davecat Mar 24, 2009

    I dubbed from VCR to DVD using DVD+R media. I finalized and it
    plays back on the Toshiba and my PC DVD drive; however, it is not recognized by a Zenith XBV243. Is this an issue of not properly finalizing or is this a compatibility problem with this media anf the Zenith?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Doesn't read my DVD-R discs dubbed from my video camera,yet on p38 shows them to be playable???

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Most DVD players cannot playback DVD-RW disc. Use a DVD-R or DVD+R disc and format accordingly.

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