Apr 13, 2011 0 J. janetjensen Distinguished. I have burned movies on DVD-R's and they play fine but the wedding stuff won't play. 3) Even though you were able to read via the program a PAL format, the OUTPUT might also be PAL. Please help me out! NO,sorry . It`s a matter of codecs , creating ISO , NTSC formats , Regionsets that depend on whether your burned DVD will play in a stand alone DVD player.Also , I`ve had issues with many burns Not playing in Sony DVD Players, Sony tends to “fight” the movie burning/ripping issue. Note: If you start to play a DVD or VCD in the Player Library, the Player automatically switches to Now Playing mode. As a Matter of Fact DVD-R is the most accepted format for video . When I took the same DVD and put it in my SONY DVD player to view on the TV the SONY DVD player says no video/audio. The same factors also apply to why the backup doesn't play in your computer (but there can be other factors including buggy or poorly installed dvd player software, bad drivers, etc.). DVDs for DVD players are expected to be formatted a certain way and include certain files within the DVD disc. On the Sony, it comes up "error", on my Insignia it comes up with a screen full of files that does nothing when you click on them. This computer has a SAMSUNG HD161HJ SCSI DVD/CD Disk Drive. It's also possible the playback device/player that can't play the disc is slowly dying. But I just tested, and these won’t. The DVDs that won't play have played just a few months ago perfectly fine, and they all work on other PCs and DVD players. Once converted to MP4 file, you will be able to play the video directly from your computer. To play a Blu-ray Disc, you need to use a non-Microsoft program that supports … Finally, if your DVD disc is being protected with region codes, make sure you find a region-free player for playing the DVD … I burned two: one with Nero 6 and other using the TMPGENC DVD AUTHOR, both of then play well on my computer but not in my dvd-player, a Philco 2100.My dvd-player works OK with this DVD-R media (Princo) because I cloned some DVD and it always works. I took the memory card from the camcorder and put it on my computer then put them on the DVD-R. I finally bought a dvd writer, a LG 4040B to burn my home-videos, and, of course, my first DVD went to the trash. Another thing is if you play the DVD disc using Windows Media Player, make sure you have the right decoder installed. The issues I am having are inconsistent so I'm not quite sure what to pin-point as the source, but I feel like it's a hardware issue. The Blu-ray Disc format is not supported in Windows Media Player. But only some of these DVDs will play in my DVD player that is in my Dell Inspiron 531 computer with Windows 7 Ultimate. I made a couple of DVDs for my daughter and her friends, made from a collection of video clips of them from a recent trip. 2) Even if correct media is used, most DVD players will only play certain formats, that would be DVD format, MP3, AVI, etc. I have tried cleaning the discs and the lens of the DVD player. If your DVD will not play, try converting it into a MP4 file with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. The DVD-R won't play as a DVD but will play on my computer. They DO play on my computer, using Power DVD. Apr 13, 2011 5 0 18,510 0. Only undamaged DVD discs can be played on the computer. What am I doing wrong? I have never had a problem with DVDs made on the burner on my computer playing on the DVD player hooked up to my TV. Also it won't play in my DVD player or PlayStation. If you only have the VOB media, it may not play. 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