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Can't find finalize disc on vdr105 recorder used ram disc -

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Can't find finalize disc on vdr105 recorder used ram disc - plugged into Ac outlet - disc navigation, menu, no finalize disc only format and protect- please assist
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Hi Linda,
My name is***** will try my best to help you with your question.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thanks
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't see an answer
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Press the MENU button, then select [ SETUP] - [ FINALIZE] - [YES] and press the joystick to confirm.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
There is no settings when you choose menu - there is camera functions setup record function setup date set lcd/DVD setup and initial setup none offer finalize - please do not charge me $19 or anymore money because this was not helpful
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Hi Linda,

What options do you see when you press the Menu button?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I already answered that - please read previous response or refund money
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Ensure you are still plugged into the AC outlet, and the camcorder is in PLAY mode.

You are looking for the following menu option:

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I have tried that I read the manual there is no finalize disc available in settings - it says on settings beep power save record led language reset if I go to disc navigation it says format protect docs capacity and update no finalize disc
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Is the problem only with one disc?

Have you tried with another disc?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It's only this disc but it is ram - will it work with protect disc option? And if not will it play on DVD recorder without damaging?
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

The finalize process will not work with protect disc option.
You can try to play it on a DVD recorder - it will not damage it, but it may not play if it has not been finalized.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is it because it is a ram ?
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Some recorders cannot finalize RAM discs but your recorder should be able to.

Was it ever used on a different recorder perhaps?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No it's brand new
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Have you tried playing it in another recorder?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
If I do that William still be able to finalize it?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Will I
Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Yes, trying to play it back on another machine will not have any adverse affect.

Expert:  Pete replied 3 months ago.

Hi, just checking in on your question, do you need any further assistance?

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