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When utilizing the DVD player to record from my cable's DVR, there's a response that says the episode or movie is copy-protected and canot be recorded. my previous DVD recorder copied every program from my DVR with no problems. what's wrong here?

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The new recorder comes with security systems in it - when it encounters programs that have a "Do not Copy" signal on them it will refuse to work. This is how it's designed to work, there's nothing you can do to change that. BTW , even if you could do that it would have been illegal - recording a copy-protected program is considered by the lawyers of the channel in question as piracy .
The older one didn't do that because it didn't had the security system.

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