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DVD deterioration I have burnt several DVDs using several brands of DVD blanks. After some time, say four to six months, when I play aome of them, at the end of the movie it suddently freezes  and the film refuses  continue. Toching the freeze frame, or play buttons or any other buttons on the remote control gives no help. After a few minutes, the player stops.  Upon checking the discs, I can see no physical damage at all. Careful cleaning doesn't help. My storage situation is fine, No moisture or high temperature. Other discs work fine using my player. Are the discs deteriorating? Am I using bad blanks? Thank you!!!

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I would blame it on the DVD player. They are fickle when it comes to playing burned discs. Try playing the disc in your computer. If does the same thing there, the disc is garbage. You can also try burning at a slower speed, sometimes this helps. I would also try to avoid using DL (dual-layer) discs.

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SOURCE: movie skips and freezes during play

CD and dvd disc cleaners will not solve the problem, a deeper and delicate cleaning procedure by cleaning the lens manually with an cotton swab is needed...
Although the quality of newer discs is to be discussed.

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SOURCE: tevion player shows BAD DISC,

Since the unit is under warranty, you can't touch anything without voiding the warranty. This problem could be as simple as a dirty lens. Bring the unit in for repair under warranty.
Dan

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

SOURCE: Toshiba SD-3980

http://www.tacp.toshiba.com/tacpassets-images/notices/sd-3980_sd-k750.asp

read that

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

SOURCE: JVC XV-THA5R multi-region DVD player - fault recognising a disc in and playing

I too have this same problem on my current DVD player, AND strangely enough I had the same problem on my previous player.
Previous player was made multi region and was a Sony S660 (I think that was the model number).
My current DVD player is a Denon and was £550! It is also made multi region and has the same problems! I don't get it!

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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SOURCE: will play discs burned from hdd but not commercial movie type dvd

The solution is simple.I rang LG service (so called - LOL)
Asked for a fix or reset method. (Which can be done but they won't tell novices how)
Got no joy, so now I will bin it,and spend the rest of my days telling people to avoid LG.
After all the posts I have since read about the same problem on various LG models,it is obvious their product sucks,they know it does, but won't accept the responsibility.
If I stop 4 people buying their ****,that's at least $1000 they miss out on.
If the process snowballs,how much then$$ ?
It would cost me $120 just to get it to and pick it up from the repair place.
Plus parts and labour added.
Before buying an LG DVD recorder go online and check out how many dissatisfied customers there are. In short, DO NOT BUY !!



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