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DVD player cannot read DVD disc.

DVD player attempt to read disc. after a minute, it displays a message:
This type of disc cannot be played. Please insert a different disc.
The disc is brand new and works perfectly in two other dvd players.
The disc has been cleaned.

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Have you tried other DVD's in this unit and they work? If so it might be just an incompatibility issue with that DVD in your TV.

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