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I am getting "No Video Signal" when trying to use Easy VHS to DVD products

I am getting "No Video Signal" when trying to use VHS to DVD products

Solution:

Easy VHS to DVD products will display the "No Video Signal" if it cannot detect a signal coming from your VCR. This is often caused by the VCR being turned off.



If the VCR is powered on and you still get this message, try playing a VHS tape for 30 seconds to see if Easy VHS to DVD will detect a Video Signal and lock on to a frame. If there is no actual recording on the VHS tape, there will be no frame to lock on and it will result in No Video Signal.

On occasion, the VCR might lose tracking on the tape. The result will be scrambled video, discoloration, video distortion, etc. When this happens, VHS to DVD will lose track of the video frame resulting in a "No Video Signal".

A common way to adjust tracking on your VCR is to press the Channel UP or DOWN controls, either on the VCR or on it's remote control. If this does not resolve the issue, please consult with your VCR's owners manual for information on adjusting the tracking control.

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    Gregory Jackson

    My camera is turned on and all cables are properly connected. Yet I'm still getting the no video signal. It works fine with the original VHS to DVD program.

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    Mario Melendez

    I have same issue. 

     

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    Jim Hubbard

    Same issue.  this is crap.  And why aren't ALL CABLES needed to use the device included?  Why aren't HDMI outputs from VCRs supported?

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    Ehsflagmom

    Same issue except I am trying to do it from my camcorder.  Has anyone figured out how to make it work??  i am getting ready to return it!!

     

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    Jim Hubbard

    I already returned mine.

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    Gregory Jackson

    I had to contact Corel support and they had me uninstall the version of VHS to DVD 3 that I had just purchased and they sent me a link to an updated version and it's been working fine so far.

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    maurice

    this product is crap i wasted 6 hours of my life and tried it on two computers still doesnt work. customer service and support sucks i wont buy any of these products anymore what a rip off 

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    Ogealbhain

    Same issue. Other than this, how to do you transfer tapes to computer? Thanks!

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    Tony Brown

    Same problem here. This product / software combo seems to be VERY old. I''ve tried the chat service and currently have a support ticket open but they are not able to resolve the issue

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    Joe Ferdelman

    I have the same problem and tried to contact support.  I'd like to give the solution that Gregory Jackson had.  I'm trying to contact and leave information with support. 

     

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    Gregory Jackson

     

    Hi Gregory,

    Thank you for contacting Corel Support.
    Have you tried updating the new version of Easy VHS to DVD to its latest patch?
    Here's how:
    1. Launch the program.
    2. Click “Support”.
    3. Select “check for updates”.
    4. Let the program automatically fetch for the updates (if there’s any).
    5. Close the program. 

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwjLp26o9mOBMXNPNUFZempoaGs/view

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    Kenneth Gordon

    I had been struggling with this problem for weeks. Even after 2 on-line sessions with Roxio I still was not getting a signal. The problem was with the drivers. In the System Services, either the Device Install Service or the Device Setup Manager had been disabled, preventing all the necessary device drivers from loading. I enabled these services, updated the drivers for the Video Capture Device, and that solved the problem.

    Here's what to look for. With the capture device attached, open Device Manager. Under Sound, Video and Game Controllers, there should be 2 video capture devices. Right click on each item, select properties, and under the Driver tab, open Device Details. There should be a driver called KSTHUNK.SYS. If it's not there for either device, that most likely is the problem. That driver must be loaded in order for the device to function.

    How to solve it: In Windows 10, hit CRTL-ALT-DEL and open task manager. Click on the Services tab, and look for Device Install Service. Right click on it, and Open Services. Highlight Device Install Service and click Start on the top left corner of the window. Do the same for Device Setup Manager. Close out of that, and re-open Device Manager. Update the drivers for each device. Check again to see if KSTHUNK.SYS is loaded. If so, connect a video source and start your video capture software. If it was the driver problem, you should get a video signal.

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    Sandra Williams

    I also wanted a day trying to make this Roxio 3 work. I'm not happy that the cables weren't included. I followed the steps my Kenneth Gordon and finally was successful in updating the version that I just purchased but was out of date. Maddening! But thanks, Kenneth!

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