1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

DVD won't play, no playback, eject disk

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by donebins, Apr 2, 2015.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. donebins

    donebins Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2015
    Messages:
    2
    I am burning photos from my imac with a USB superdrive from Apple and my disks won't play on my DVD saying the playback feature is not available on my disk. It is a DVD-R. I used this with my old Dell computer and they always worked. What can I do?
     
  2. donebins

    donebins Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2015
    Messages:
    2
    This is what my DVD player says when I try to play disk DVD-R I burned with my new imac using iphoto and new USB superdive from Apple. It says playback feature not on this disk. I always was able to burn disks like this with my old Dell computer. Please help.
     
  3. Oddba11

    Oddba11

    Joined:
    May 12, 2011
    Messages:
    7,868
    First Name:
    Jim
    Im not a Mac user.

    The discs won't play back on the computer? or a standalone DVD player connected to a TV?

    Assuming that brand/type of discs has worked previously on the standalone DVD player, I'd suspect the problem is the format of the discs. For example, on a Windows PC when burning a disc, there are several options such as data, video, etc. Standalone DVD players should play video format discs, and those that support images or video files, usually have no problems with a data disc. Having said that, Windows and Mac use different file system formats, which may be causing the problem you are seeing. I don't know if that affects CD and DVD discs or not.
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1145903

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice