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I am new oto any kind of cam corder. Recently I have bought SONY DCR-DVD 108. I could do the lill bit of recording on DVD +RW. After finalizing I tried playing the DVD in my laptop. It does not work. It come up with an error message saying "decoder is not available". Not sure what is missing in my laptop.


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We feel bad you took the wrong path...

In reply to: SONY DCR-DVD 108

Please don't get a DVD camcorder. We feel sorry for you making that mistake.

To answer your question, the best thing you can do is search online for the "decoder" your computer is missing. Most likely it is a 'MPEG2 decoder'.

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In reply to: We feel bad you took the wrong path...

Thanks for your reply.
Let me search for the decoder.
What is problem with DVD camcorder?


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Please search the forum...

In reply to: oops!!!!

Use the terms: "DVD camcorder"

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