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Toshiba dvr will load some dvds & not others

Toshiba RD-XS35SU DVR will load & play some pre-recorded dvds & not others, since it was new. The machine is fully functional. whats going on?

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My machine has also done this since it was new. I was just about to bring it in for repair when I thought I would try one more thing. I turned on the recorder. I put in the movie that would not play and let it load (of course it would not load). I pushed the on/off button on the recorder and held it down until the "wait" message came up on the display. After the message disappeared I turned the recorder back on. To my surprise the movie loaded and played. I tried all the other movies I had trouble with and they also played. I hope this helps. I saved my self over 200 dollars in repair bills. I was quite surprised at the lack of help from toshiba.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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