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Movie freezes My dvd player starts to play a movie and twenty minutes into the movie it freezes up with the picture still on the screen.i tried cleaning the lens but to no avail.PLEASE HELP

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Re: Movie freezes

Grease the slide rails with a little smudge of vaseline - especially if the mechanism is noisy. There is another reason for it that I have not worked out, but on 2 machines the grease did the trick.

Posted on Jun 23, 2007

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