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Copy VCR to DVD

Tried to copy VCR to DVD using two recorders connected by cable according to instructions in the manuals of the recorders. When I finished the "process" and removed the DVD it appeared that the recording started from the centre of the DVD. When I tried to read the contents on a PC it showed there was no recording on the DVD grateful for any advice so I can sort the problem

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All the DVD recorders I use

Have us FINALIZE the DVD before it can be used on other players and the PC. I can't tell if you completed that step.

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Copy VCR to DVD

Thanks for reply from R. Proffitt.
Didn't know had to FINALIZE the DVD Have not found details on how to do it so far on the internet

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The exact menu on the recorder

Varies so I can't write it for you.

Whatever you do, you NEVER finalize on the PC. That's a good way to lose that DVD.

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