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PLEASE HELP: Image mixer 3 problem, sony handycam dcr-sr40

I am having a problem with my software that came with my new sony camcorder. My computer is an emachine. I can save videos to my computer, but when i attempt to burn to DVD, i get an error that says "failed writing to disc". i have never had a problem with my burner before. Any suggestions...

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Have you tried....

In reply to: PLEASE HELP: Image mixer 3 problem, sony handycam dcr-sr40

to burn a DVD with another program after you experieced the problem? Then something could be wrong with your drive. Have you updated the drivers for the drive?

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i tried

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i tried burning with nero and dvd shrink. they don't recognize mpeg files. Please explain what you mean, and how to update drivers. i am somewhat computer illerate. thanks for your help.

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ImageMixer & disk writing error - delete software

In reply to: PLEASE HELP: Image mixer 3 problem, sony handycam dcr-sr40

With the software and SONY SR 40, I had a similar problem with this software. It disabled the CD and DVD disk writing capability in ALL other programs(even windows XP). That is unacceptable. Because I liked the camera I chose to buy another program to edit video, e.g., Adobe Premier Elements. It doesn't, however, support one-button writing directly from camera to DVD. A warning to those thinking about buying this camera. DON'T buy it for this feature.

signed,
professional photographer just playing around with video

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it worked

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i switched from dvd-r to dvd+r discs and it worked fine.

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