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UDF question

by Tathraman / January 19, 2006 1:29 PM PST

My computer [XP SP2] won't play DVD+RW discs, telling me that a file on the disc cannot be opened and play may not continue. This occurs on both Windows Media Player and ULead DVD player.I burned the original disc on my DVD+RW Omni recorder; the specifications say that the DVD recording format is MPEG 11. When I check the disc's properties it says it is a UDF file system.
My computer's recorder is HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC 4481B. What do I have to do to make the disc play? ]I've searched this site but can't really understand the answers :)]

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David, Not Quite Clear
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 20, 2006 3:17 AM PST
In reply to: UDF question

Although you burned the DVD on your DVD+RW recorder, are you also trying to PLAY the DVD on the DVD+RW recorder or are you trying to play it on a different DVD-ROM? Is that DVD-Rom compatible with DVD+RW disks or is it DVD- only or possibly DVD-R only? Most of the newer devices have the ability to read and write on most all formats but if the computer had an older DVD player, it may not play all types of media.

Hope this helps.


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Not quite clear
by Tathraman / January 20, 2006 5:31 AM PST
In reply to: David, Not Quite Clear

>> Although you burned the DVD on your DVD+RW recorder, are you also trying to PLAY the DVD on the DVD+RW recorder..
....The disc plays fine on the DVD+RW recorder
>>or are you trying to play it on a different DVD-ROM?
......I'm trying to play it on my computer with WMP 10 and also with ULead DVD Player 1.1.
As my computer is only about 15 months old, I reckon its 48X DVD/CD-RW combo drive wouldn't be all that old?
Grif, I hope this is enough information for you.

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David, One Of Two Things...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 20, 2006 6:26 AM PST
In reply to: Not quite clear

Either the DVD/CD-RW doesn't support the DVD+RW media format or the software you have doesn't support it. I'm guessing that the Ulead Player 1.1 may not support the RW format either.

Read the information in the link below:

Check the drive manufacturer's site to see if the combo drive supports DVD+RW. It may not.

Hope this helps.


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Thanks Grif
by Tathraman / January 20, 2006 12:51 PM PST

I'll check them out and let you know.

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