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  1. Hello,
    If anybody could help it would be amazing, thank you.
    I downloaded the file that was mentioned in the forum and changed the extension to dvd instead of txt. I made a new folder called Violet0000\Rubicon\ and placed the file in the folder . I then burned the folder to an empty CD-R. I did this two times on two separate discs but when I put it in the player it showed up as a data disc and then said there is no playable content....
    I am a mac user (!), so I did all this on a MacBook Pro .... I burned the disc using an old Pro which has an inbuilt drive and burner. Do I need to make this cd on a PC instead ? I went into file info and changed the extension of the file to “dvd” properly ( I believe) because it prompted me to make sure of the change.
    Many thanks !
    The player is LG BP250. Recent new purchase. UK.
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    You probably saved the downloaded file as a txt.file. The instructions tell you NOT to do this.

    On my system you can change the file to .dvd BEFORE you save it and then you end up with a file of 4 bytes.
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  3. Thanks for the reply!
    (I THINK) I saved it properly as a .dvd after downloading it , because I went into the file info (command I) and changed it that way in “name & extensions” . It was definitely 4k.... it is a plain text document and if I open it , it only looks like it contains one single character....Does this sound wrong? ...I then created a new folder to put this file in and called it rubicon etc etc.
    Thank you for your help.
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    Originally Posted by LD2 View Post
    Thanks for the reply!
    (I THINK) I saved it properly as a .dvd after downloading it , because I went into the file info (command I) and changed it that way in “name & extensions” . It was definitely 4k.... it is a plain text document and if I open it , it only looks like it contains one single character....Does this sound wrong? ...I then created a new folder to put this file in and called it rubicon etc etc.
    Thank you for your help.
    Where did you download this file from ?
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    if you follow the instructions here - https://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks?dvdplayer=LG+BP+250+&hits=50&Search=Search
    it should work.
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  6. Hi
    Thanks for the reply.
    Yes I have tried following the steps quite a few times already. It doesn’t seem to work for me. I downloaded the file, changed it to .dvd extension so that it becomes a ‘document ‘ instead of a txt file. I did this with command I and changed it in “name & extensions”
    I then made a folder named violet0000 and a folder named rubicon , And placed the file inside the rubicon folder and the rubicon folder inside the violet0000 folder.
    I burned the violet folder to disc
    The disc shows up on my Blu-ray as a data disc. It shows ‘rubicon ‘ but tells me there is no playable content ...?
    So my question is what dis I do wrong and how can I make it work? There must be a way if other people have figured it out... I am using a Mac. Does this matter?

    Thank you.
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    Like I already said. The saved file is NOT a plain text document. On my windows system I can only open it by forcing notepad to read it.

    I do not know how this works on a Mac. In windows there are only two 'save' options after the download. 1) as a .txt file and 2) as 'all files' from a drop-down selector. The second one was chosen and after altering the file extension to .dvd I saved it.

    (unfortunately the system will not allow me to upload this file as an attachment)
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  8. Hi,
    Thanks so much for your reply.
    Yes I do believe I have saved it correctly . It becomes a “document “ on a mac after converting from a text file. It’s is a dvd extension, not a txt. I think the problem possibly lies in the way I have burned it.. not in the way I have saved it? If anybody has done this on a mac, any tips would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

    Kindest regards
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    Reading down the page from the link as referred to by october262 one respondent mentions the file system you should burn the CD as

    ISO9660+Joliet Level 1 mode.
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  10. Thank you very much for your advice.
    Yes I saw that but I dont think it applies to me as a mac user. We don’t get given the chance to choose Such options in the first place. And Joliet is windows as far as I can tell. Which I guess is the frustrating thing about using a mac. The general user is not allowed to make changes to the way things have already been decided , it is all a bit “computer says no”. Almost like it’s the opposite of what Apple says they stand for - you are allowed to Imagine there is another amazing world out there.. .BUT .. only if it is their world and you must play by their rules...It is quite a controlled world.
    Still, there must be a way to do this on a mac.....I will keep looking...
    Thanks again!
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    Well according to Wiki, MacOS will read Joliet so one would expect it to be able to write a CD using it.

    But if this is peculiar to a Mac and you do not have access to a Windows system and a program such as imgburn that should create the proper disk for you then I suggest you create a specific topic about writing 1SO9660+Joliet in the Mac forum
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  12. Ah yes thank you for the info! That is a great idea. I am going to do a bit more research first. Thanks again!
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