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Disc wont finalise

Hi, I've recorded using my camcorder, except it wont give me the option to finalize the disc... every time i place the disc into the camcorder it comes up with the format menu... If i format the disc will i lose everything?? please help!!!

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  • natnotnat Aug 16, 2008

    Hi,


    Its a DVD-RW

  • nandu snake Sep 08, 2008

    i have done my recording and when i click the finalize button in the menu, it displays "This function is not currently available". I'm having so much problem with this.

    thankyou for the solution.

  • rameshg Sep 29, 2008

    I'm using SONY -RW cd,while I try to Finalize the DVD I'm getting the messgage , The Function currently not avilable. Pl suggest me to do the Finalize !

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    What type of DVD do you have in there?

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