My burned DVD won't play in a player... please help

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Dear friends,

I hope someone will be able to help me. I havetried several things but keep experiencing the same problem. My DVD player (the one connected to my TV) won’t accept the DVD’s that I have burned (although its a DVD+R disk and the recorder requires that).

I did the following;
1. I have downloaded a movie.avi file
2. I have converted this file to 4x a .VOB file, 2x an .IFO and 2x a .BUP file.
3. I have fired up NERO burning ROM and picked DVD Video from the templates. This will create a VIDEO_TS and an AUDIO_TS folder. I have placed all files in the VIDEO_TS folder.
4. I have burned the disk.

When starting this disk in the dvd player (connected at the tv) it will tell me EMPTY DISK while it’s not. Can anyone help me figuring out this riddle ?

Muchos gracias !
Erik reply

You did it right but to double check here is a Nero screenshot how to load it. Or open Nero Vision and load only vob’s in order 1.1 1.2 and so on.Before burning check if the simulation is a checkmark on it and remove it also choose the right video system Pal or NTSC. reply


I do it differently.

I convert the video to MPEG-2 (use Ulead MEdia Studio)

Then I use DVDLAB to mak ethe VOB files, menus etc...

Then burn it with NERO’s regular Movie template. reply


I have a Pioneer DVD player which plays successfully, hired videos. I have burned family video discs onto DVD+R BLANKS but the video does not play on the DVD player. Giving up soon. Any help would be welcomed.


i use cheap pound shop dvds to burn my discs these worked fine with shampoo burning softwere. now i purchased some dvds from wilkinsons and they burn just fine but will not play on my lg home entertainment palyer which excepts all dvds and cds. the only difrence is the pound shop ones say dvd-r and the wilkinsons one say dvd+R can any compter freinds plz help me figure out why i cant play the dvds on my dvdplayer. Thanks. reply


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