>On 18/09/2011 07:43, Jochen Merz wrote:
>> Hi Malcolm,
>>> Arrived in London, too, on Saturday 17th September 2011.
>> Very fast this time.
>>> Tried the DVD on my desktop PC, and was not able to auto-start. From
>>> directory, then saw files on the disc, yet no content.
>>> Turned off PC, and re-started. Then disc not accessible format message.
>>> Tried on my portable PC, and all is well.
>>> Both machines are running Win XP Pro.
>> Any idea what could be the reason?
>Could it be that the disk is a DVD- or a DVD+ and the one drive cannot
>read that format? Always a pain with DVD s!
>Mine has also arrived and works - many thanks for this!
Umm ... never thought of different DVD formats ... :-(
On my desktop PC, my DVD is an external Phillips Rabbit RW. Which has
always done everything without a fuss.
Fortunately, I also have a portable PC, and the DVD there is fine.
I am now reading a lot of article's and comments by yourself, and
others, from the late 1990's.