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Whenever i try and play a dvd -rw burned using dvd shrink, avscopy dvd, or dvdfab5 etc it is rejected saying it needs to be formatted. My player is DMR-EZ47VEB Any help would be very welcome. Thank you.

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  • thehouseflog May 15, 2008

    thank you for this

    i have wasted at least 5 blanks and used all the varios prgrams on my pc. the resultant dvds work on other cheaper players but not the panasonic.

    the strange thing is that dvds that i recorded using the same media and the same programs, a month or two ago will work fine.

    i am perplexed.

    i finalize the discs as well.

    the panasonic just wants to format every time.

  • thehouseflog May 15, 2008

    thank you for this

    the crazy thing is that dvds burned a month ago using the same programs will work in the player - i get the formatting problem with both -r and -rw.

    if i format a blank disc in the player then the prgrams on my pc dont like it

    i am confused and frustrated!

  • thehouseflog May 15, 2008

    thank you!

    i am using dvd shrink or DVD FAB5. AVS copy DVD crashes with an abnormal termination message which is very frustrating even as avs support cannot fix this problem!

    i get messages on the player like UNSUP then PORT, or the screen asks me to format the disc. (it lists the disc as a DVD -RW (V)

    over to you!

  • thehouseflog May 15, 2008

    the player plays previously burned dvds fine and dvds off the shelf

  • thehouseflog May 15, 2008

    thank you ill try these two!

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HI,

Can you please let me know which software your using to burn the discs?

Waiting for your reply..

Posted on May 15, 2008

  • Priya darshan May 15, 2008

    And another question.Does it say the DVD RW needs to be formated whenver you insert the disc?IF not then can you please give me the exact error message it gives.

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Many DVD players do not properly support DVD-RW s. The ones that do are very picky on how they are burned. Most of the time, you have to close the DVD so that it cannot be re-recorded again. Your DVD player is saying that it needs to be formatted because it does not understand what is on the disk. Try recording with a DVD-R instead to see if it makes a difference. Make sure your DVD player supports MPEG-4 or DIVX which are the most popular burned formats. If it doesnt, then no burned disk will work.

Posted on May 15, 2008

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    Lyle Siemens May 15, 2008

    Also could be a faulty disk too if your unit supports MPEG-4, DIVX and DVD-RW.

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    Lyle Siemens May 15, 2008

    Panasonics are notorious for problems playing DVD-RW because their software is poorly supported. It is possible that you may need to use FreeDVD and DVDFabDecrypter programs first. You can find them on Google and they most often over ride any error you may get on your DVD player.

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This is happenig to that only disc right
then uise some other DVD

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  • dewan nafees ahmed May 15, 2008

    i think that disk was not burned in a proper manner.
    erase it and burn it again.


  • dewan nafees ahmed May 15, 2008

    ok then ur panasonic plays all other disks perfectly is it?

  • dewan nafees ahmed May 15, 2008

    if i format a blank disc in the player then the prgrams on my pc dont like it...
    this is waht u told right...

    i fear there s some serious software problem with your player..

    u will need a service center surely..

    u need to flash its memory i think..

    bcz u r nt able to get success at reverse process as well.////
    its really a very bad issue..

    sorry for tat bad news..


  • dewan nafees ahmed May 15, 2008

    also i am sure that there is no problem with ur burning software and ur computer and ur disks..

    ur player is the sure shot faulty one..


  • dewan nafees ahmed May 15, 2008

    thank u.
    appreciate that rating..

    keep updating your attempts.

    good luck

    have a good day


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