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Certain DVD's won't play

I have tried twice to play DVD's in my player and they won't work. They were both from different companies, but both had the same blank, matte silver top. They wouldn't play at all. Is this a problem with my player? It works fine with other movies....

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Sometimes a dvd-r is used and some players will not play this type of dvd. Try a dvd+r and this should solve your problem.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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