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VHS to DVD-R doesn't play on computer or other DVD players

by macmama3 / April 7, 2006 5:56 AM PDT

I recently copied a VHS tape (probably 20 years old) onto a DVD-R. My DVD Recorder plays it back just fine AND I can make copies with my DVD burner on my computer(LG drive recently installed in my E-machines T4503 machine). However, I cannot view anything from the DVD-R when I try to play it on my computer (using Cyberlink -- the LG software-- or QuickTime), nor can it be viewed on an older model DVD/VCR combo machine. From reading earlier forum discussion, I may try copying to a DVD+R, but any other advice out there? Thanks!

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