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Memorex 2xtreme radio/cd player doesn't recognize disc

Disc spins @ start up [erratically] then stops. when i do that w/o any disc it spins a little than stops. I think the disc is not being recognized. Could the disc be slipping on the turn table? Wouldn't this cause it not to be recognized? Something I can do to insure it's gripping cd. I cleaned little laser window. I'll try cleaning table. This unit is only about 1 year old. Junk? Any suggestions are appreciated.

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  • nancymilljb Dec 29, 2008

    My Memorex 2xtreme radio/cd player does the same thing. I hope someone can tell me how to fix it. It only worked for about a month!

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    yep Junk mine does it too

  • MitchManor Jan 19, 2009

    Yeah, had the same problem - died after about 3 weeks, the day after I threw the box into the trash compactor. CD starts, plays for maybe 2 minutes then sounds like everything falls apart. I took it apart and greased some components because it looked bone try all around, but this didn't help. 

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    mine worked for about 1 hour

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    I just got a Memorex 2xtreme for my birthday and the CD player does not work. It tries to spin, but can't seem to pick up the momentum.


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these disc have a compatbility issue with a lot of computers and players reading from the dark recording surface .

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the lens may have been damaged. what you can do is physically open your cdrom and manually check for the lens. as you open the cdrom panel, be very careful as it would damage the chips inside. as soon as you see the lens, check it first by looking at it and look for dust and residues. clean it thoroughly and try to insert a cd now if it works,

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SOURCE: My Memorex MVD2042 Progressive Scan DVD player says no disc

the lens is located on the inside. you will have to remove the top casing, once you do you will see the dvd player, then you will need to remove the top bar that runs across it. you will see a yellow sticker on....undo the screws and the you will see the lens.....

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