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Why Won't my Home Player run it?

Discussion in 'DVDR' started by Jefferey, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. Jefferey

    Jefferey Guest

    This is my problem, I can copy the VHS and PVR to my hard drive and place it onto the 4.7 gig blank DVD .
    Then on my Desktop I get a menu kinda screen and the movie that I have copied to DVD it will show A 2 inch box with the movie in it.. SO I can Mouse click to start the Movie and it will Run fine a looks great,
    BUT,,, When I place it into my home player (APEX) it will show that same start screen. But nothing will make the box click and run the movie.. Anyways I am new at this and I think I have the burning Process down now.. but would love to run this stuff on my Home DVD player..
    Thanks for any help
    Jeff
     
  2. Jerry746

    Jerry746 Senior member

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    Most of the time when you copy a VHS movie to your HD, it isn't in the proper format to play on a stand alone player. It usually needs converted to proper dvd format. A computer can handle just about any video format. If your HD files are in say AVI format try the guide listed as AVI to dvd-r from the guide tab at the top of the page.

    Jerry
     
  3. Jefferey

    Jefferey Guest

    Jerry, sorry forgot to tell you that I did this in MPEG1 and these files where put on DVD*R , I didn't see a beginners forum for +R on this site.

    Jeff
     

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