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I just bought a new spindle of DVD+R (Sony) and when I tried to burn a movie from TV/cable on one, it said that I couldn't record on this disc. I thought the disc was bad so I exchanged it with another one and get the same message. Is there a certain brand I need to buy? I have never had this problem before.

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Are you using a stand alone dvdr(not hooked to a computer)? If so some dvd-recorders(mostly older models) May only record either dvd-r or dvd+r. They are two different formats that for all intense and purposes do the same thing. If its an older DVD recorder there may be another problem and that is the recording speed. Check the previous disc that have recorded ok and see what the recording speed was. It will look something like... 2.4X, 4X, 8X. Brand could make a difference but my gut feeling is its the recording speed. Check you owners manual it should list brand name disc as well as the recording speeds to use.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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