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I cant get DVD RW disk to work in ny dvd recorder DVDR5500

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    L Jefferson May 11, 2010

    is it a DVD+RW Disc or a DVD-RW disc?

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This player only accepts DVD+RW rewritable discs. Some players are also fussy with which brands you use. If you are using DVD+RW and it isin't working try another brand of disc.Hope this helps.

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