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A member reported on Quarter to Three forum that a few DVDs made from a collection of video clips from a recent trip for his daughter failed to play the DVD player hooked to his TV. There are many causes for the problem. How did you burn the DVD disc? What type of black DVD disc did you use? What DVD authoring software did you use? What is your DVD player? Many factors can influence created DVD playback. If the DVD you burned won't play on DVD player or computer, try the following simple fixes.

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Possible Reasons for Burned DVDs Not Playing

• Old DVD player firmware.
• DVD disc format is not compatible with your DVD player.
• DVD is not clean. DVD has scratches, dust, labels, fingertips, etc.
• DVD burning speed is too fast to play on DVD player.
• Your DVD burn goes bad. There are some disc-burning errors that you ignored.
• Your disc uses a wrong standard, NTSC or PAL.

Try the Following Tips When Your Burned DVDs Won't Play

• Test your DVD or computer with other DVD discs to verify if your player plays other DVDs. If your DVD player or computer won't play other discs either, there seems to be issues with your DVD player.

• Check the type of DVD disc you use. There are many formats of DVDs, such as DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, etc. You should ensure the DVD player and DVD burner you are using support the format of DVD disc.

• Clean your burned DVDs. Your burned DVDs that has dust, dirt, fingerprint, scratches, etc. won't play smoothly on your computer or DVD player. Scratched or damaged burned DVDs may skip or jump during playback. Use our tips for fixing scratched burned or commercial DVDs.

• Slower DVD burn speed. Try burning your DVDs with a lower write speed. When burning a DVD, you have option to choose the burn speed, like 2X, 4X, 8X, or more.

• Check if your DVD players are compatible with the standard your burned DVD disc is using, NTSC or PAL. Many DVD players only support one standard. If you use the wrong standard, burn a new disc. Confused about these two standards? Use a different model of DVD player that is compatible with your computer-burned DVD discs. Some old DVDs are said to don't support any optical discs except commercial ones (check which formats your DVD Player supports). Also remember to update your DVD player firmware.

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author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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