Thanks for your input. So far it happens to "all" "tooled" files. I tried converting one to mpeg, but MCE did not recognize it in the RecordedTV folder. Also files that used to be grouped together in MCE (series programs) are no longer grouped after processing. Is there a way to re-group? Probablly the best way to handle commercials in MCE would be to not cut them out at all, but just skip them (jump to the end of the commercial using the xml file). I've tried to do this with comskip with no success. With ShowAnlayser no problem with the .edl.)
Can Comskip with DVRToolbox 18.104.22.168 jump (or skip over) commercials during playback without altering the dvrms file? I've tried the "Find Commercials" profile, I've checked that the ComskipAddin is functioning properly with the event viewer. I've checked that a xml file has been written and resides in the "commercial path". Does MCE require a certain path to look for the xml file or is the "commercial path" where it looks?
Bottom line, I can go either way. Either not alter the file and jump over commercials and burn the un-altered file or cut out the commercials and burn a processed file, the latter being the preference, of course. So far neither way works.