Widows DVD Maker does not.

I had a JVC HD camcorder for many years and have managed to make the DVD. However, last year I got through the process of Windows Movie Maker OK BUT when I try to burn a DVD to the next step it "freezes" at 45% and the "catastrophic error" message. I plugged as a result for a year trying different and various stratagems to DVD. In any case I was beaten every time. Now, I have a new holiday recorded on the camera and do not want to face the same problems. Can anyone offer me any advice? Thank you

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Use. MOD with Windows Movie Maker files
http://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=m31Ji4U5jWI&feature=related

FWIW... you can download SDCopy from the following site:
http://www.intelligentecommerce.com/freetools.htm
(no installation required, just unzip the file and run it)
by opening the folder and clicking on the left... sdcopy.exe)

How to edit JVC. MOD files in a few easy steps
http://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=ZY-cKaCEUJ4

How to convert AVI files to Movie Maker MOD files
http://www.ehow.com/how_5854160_convert-AVI-files-Movie-Maker.html

Movie Maker - importing files MOD
http://www.Papajohn.org/mm2-importing-video-mod.html

Movie Maker - import of MPEG files
http://www.Papajohn.org/mm2-importing-video-MPEG2.html

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