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Problem with Sony Handycam

Sony (Digital 8 Handycam)DCR-TRV250

My camcorder has been experiencing problems lately. Sometimes the error goes away, but it's always coming back. What happens is, well, if I've decided to rewind it a little or fast forward, sometimes it will stop, turn blue, and blink this little arrow with a line beneath it while a dee-ding-dee-ding noise starts up. Yesterday it didn't happen at all, and I was able to record a whole video. Then today I wanted to capture the video onto the computer, but this error started popping up. I doubt it has to do with the battery (as I've gotten a new one recently and it does the same thing to either battery), but it may have to do with the tape somehow. Like, this problem had started up yesterday morning before I went to record, but once I popped in a new tape the problem went away.
It could have to do with the battery though maybe, as I've noticed that whenever I change the tape (but I don't have any new tapes).. nothing happens (and the error just pops right back up again).. but sometimes if I've taken the battery out and moved it back in.. it doesn't happen as fast (but it does come back)
In the past I've had this same problem, and I remember looking in the manual and finding it (like in the back of the book or so), but at the moment I can't be bothered to search for the manual.. :/
So does anybody know how to fix this problem?

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