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We recorded on a DVD-R disc (SONY DCR-108 brand new) and replayed what we recorded a few times and removed the disc without finalizing it. Now when we put it back into the camcorder it will not play or record. We get a flashing light that the DVD cannot be accessed, but there is no particular error message. This DVD has our trip to Ireland and we'd love to be able to salvage it. The DVD was never finalized and we are afraid to to anything else until advised. Any help recovering this DVD would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!

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I would suggest you try cleaning the disc with a soft cloth, wipe from center outwards. Check for scratches, dust, dirt, use small amount of water if required. Also try cleaning the lens pickup in the camera. The disc should read without finalize process in the same camcorder it was recorded in. If you still cannot get it to read, I would suggest a video transfer service may be able to recover the data. Call
888.451.2220http://www.apmstudio.com/ would be just one example of these services. Look locally first, they may be able to read the disc for you.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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SOURCE: Sony DCR-DVD 108 disc won't play or record

u tooo have same problem .. i recorded my whole trip on Dvd RW now the camcorder or computer shows fileformat as RAW rather than VR.. plz suggest some solutions.. all i want is my recordings back

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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