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Sony DCR DVD 108 camcorder "movie recording disabled" message

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I have a Sony DCR DVD 108 camcorder. Today I turned it on and I cannot record or view my videos on my disk. It says "Movie Recording Disabled" but I'm not even able to see what I previously recorded on the disk. What do I do?

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  • veenayeshlur Aug 20, 2008

    I can view the recorded video on the camcorder but finalize button is disabled and I get the message "Movie Recording disabled".

    I don't care about recording again but I just want to recover what ever has been recorded on the disc. Please help!!

  • lima85 Sep 25, 2008

    Same problem. What do i do?

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    I have same message, and cant record OR view.....

  • brock575 Nov 27, 2008

    The same exact thing has happened to me. I desperately need to recover this data can anyone help.

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    I am in the same boat!

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SOURCE: movie recording disabled... how do we fix this?

yes i also have the same problem. i had all my clips in there and i dropped my camera then i lost them and now it says movie recording disabled

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

SOURCE: Movie Recording Disabled

guys hope you all found the solution like me who had same issue. if you noticed, it says about the aspect ratio and that means the formated disc aspect ratio is not compatible with the aspect ratio your camera need. so re-formating the dvd with right aspect ratio solved the problem quickly and we have peace.

bayaraa

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

charcois
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SOURCE: movie recording disabled

try to configure it on settings of your camcorder it must change the settings or maybe your inserting a wrong external cartridge. hope that helps!


CHARCOIS

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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SOURCE: movie recording disabled

I have the same problem.  If you have taken the disk out of the re-corder, then you can no longer finalize the disk...and you will potentially lose the data on the disk.  Their only solution was to take it to a professional media service and see if they could recover it...what a joke...at no point in the manual does it indicate that you cannot remove your disk or face the potential of losing your recording...I lost the recordings of the birth of my son...I will never forgive that...

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: DCR-DVD108 Problem

It's the disc not the camera......I purchased a 3 pack of Sony DVD-R discs. I put the first disc in and it recorded once. The next time I tried to record I got the message "movie recording disabled". After calling Sony, searching online, resetting the camera and reading through the manual I replaced the disc with another from the 3 pack and it is recording just fine. I read that recording straight to DVD has many problems, and I believe this is one of them. SONY SUCKS!!!!!

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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