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Old 07-30-04, 11:23 AM
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Files wn't play

I'm not sure if this is a good place to post this question...

I burned a DVD with multiple AVI files. The first one plays just fine, but all the others can't be read/won't start up.

Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Thanks for your time,
Jim
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Old 07-30-04, 11:25 AM
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You should post this in the tech/computer forum.

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/forumdi...0&daysprune=15
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Old 07-30-04, 11:26 AM
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Just a guess..do you have all the current codecs?
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Old 07-30-04, 11:35 PM
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I have the codecs. I can watch the files fine one by one on the hard drive, but after making a "data disc" and placing them on the DVD, I can only read the first. Its a +R media (Imation) but seems to burn just great.
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Old 07-30-04, 11:43 PM
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Are you trying to play them on a standalone DVD player? 99.9% of standalones can't play .avi files.
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Old 07-30-04, 11:53 PM
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Good thought, but no, I'm playing them on the DVD in my laptop. If I place the file on the hard drive it runs fine. If I burn it to a CD, it works fine also. Its only when its on a DVD and not the first listed file. Odd. I can't figure it out.
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