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I am capturing video from a VCR to a PC using Windows XP (SP3), and using DVD Maker hardware. I am doing this using Windows Movie Maker, but have also tried Nero 7 and the result is the same.Both sound and picture are captured, but the picture has persistent flickering and flashing of what appear to be other frames, all in the bottom 25% of the screen. Can you suggest how I might get rid of this, as the VHS tape plays perfectly in a VCR? Many thanks, Roy Youdale

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I talked to someone who is a professional video editor, and he suggested the first thing to try was to change the USB port to which the DVD Maker was connected. This wasn't something which would ever have occurred to me, but hey presto it worked! Aparently USB ports are sufficiently delicate in terms of video transfer that they will work with normal devices, but some may not work well for video. I hope this helps someone else.

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