Why do movies I watch on my TV using an external hard drive cut off and start over in the middle?

John Carter November 24, 2012
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Instead of copying movies to disc, I’ve transferred them to my portable hard drive. I plug the hard drive into my TV, which is connected with USB.

While watching the movies, they cut off and start again from the beginning. What’s wrong? Why can’t I watch full movie? Am I transferring movies from my PC to the hard drive without using the right movie format?

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  1. Douglas Mutay
    December 4, 2012 at 10:07 am

    Is your HDD lose power when this happen? it might be the reason especially if it rely on the tv to make it work...

  2. Dave Rimmer
    November 27, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    May be your TV does not support the Codec check to see what Codecs are supported.

  3. Jakes
    November 26, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    does the movies play correctly on you computer?

  4. ha14
    November 26, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    perhaps movies were not correctly copied to your external hard drive
    use copy manager like teracopy, extremecopy.
    http://codesector.com/teracopy
    http://www.easersoft.com/product.html