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Proble with `VCD Burn `

I have a sony camcorder ( DCR- HC 40 E ) and have been trying to creat a VCD from the recorded Mini DV tape on my computer by following the instructions in the manual. Although i am able to view the images on my computer ,I am not able copy them onto a CD .The LCD screen displays `Burn VCD error` and the area for `EXEC` is not active . Can anyone help ?

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AFAIK you have to have a Sony PC for those instructions to work. Since there are 14 million PCs out there, I can't know how to run yours.

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