"UNSUPPORTED FILE TYPE" error when you try to use Windows Media Center to burn a video DVD from recorded TV on a Windows 7-based computer

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. On a computer that is running Windows 7, you try to use Windows Media Center to burn a video DVD from a recorded TV program. This TV program was originally broadcast in HD by using DVB-T content and H.264 video coding. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
UNSUPPORTED FILE TYPE One or more of the files you have selected is not a supported file type and cannot be added to the list.

CAUSE

Windows Media Center does not support a scenario in which you burn DVDs from recorded TV shows that were originally broadcast in DVB-T and that use H.264 video coding.

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Article ID: 2162671 - Last Review: July 23, 2010 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
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