copyTOdvd

hi,i just purchased the copy2dvd ver2.2.8.201 program. im tring to copy a series i bought on ebay.it only works on the computer and not on a dvd player (sony)region 1. ive tried to copy the regular way but it comes out the same (only works on computer).then i tried shrinking it ,and check all the regions and it came out the same way .i used a dvdrw for that. should i try a regular princo -dvdr this time?.also ive tried the shrinking and i cant get rid of the commericals .can anyone help.thanks
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