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I keep getting the message...'Recording on disc disabled' or 'Drive Error"...just wondering if anyone knows how to fix this. The disc in the recorder is half used so I cant ec=ven look at what is already on it..Thanks

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Try reading the disc on a computer that has a DVD drive - should be able to detect what files are on it. If you can't record anymore, then the disc probably got "finalized" on the camera.

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