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If it's a home recorded -R disc it shouldn't be region coded.
Does the dvd drive in your pc support playback of -R discs? Maybe only +R?
Has it played any other -R discs before?
MVP Digital Media www.simplydv.co.uk
"Tom" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a DVD which works OK in DVD player.
> The E drive plays CD-ROM and CD-r OK just not DVD-R.
> I get a message like "A disc with an unsupported format
> ib drive E" "Please load disc in E" or "No valid
> drive/disc found" using win MediaPlayer or
> WinDVD or PowerDVD.
> The drive in "QSI DVD-ROM SDR-083" running under XP in a
> Compaq nx7000 laptop.
> I set the region code correctly.
> I expected the DVD to work immediately in MediaPlayer but
> nothing seems to work now. Can you give me any hints???
> Thanks for any ideas you can give....