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Just got a philips hts8100/5 soundbar & am trying to update the firmware from v33 to v37, the problem is that it is not reading the cdr/cdrw that I have copied the update to, I have tried 6 different makes of media & 2 different burning tools with the same outcome "no disc", it reads music cd's & dvds though not dvds that I have recorded myself on my philips 3320. Heip please

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  • matthecat Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem, when I put disc in. It shows UN DISC

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    Ik heb de software geupgrade van 33 naar 37.Hiervan met de PC een CDR gemaakt . Deze wil de soundbar HTS8100 niet lezen!!!!! Melding is UN CD/R (Unknow CD/R)

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SOURCE: Hot to make Philips HTS6100 region free?

Figured it out unlock for HTS6100, it's the same as for HTS8100

1. Turn on
2. Press Eject
3. Press 9, 9, 9, 9, 0
4. Swtich it to standby
5. Turn the player back on & it should now be region free.

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: How can I reset my Philips Soundbar system

You just remove batteries , unplug all cables, then put everything back together. This will reset the unit to factory settings.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My Philips HTS6500 does not read most DVDs. After

HTS 6500 1- OPEN TRAY 2-PRESS DISPLAY 3-ENTER 9.9.9.9.0. 4 CLOSE TRAY. SHOULD WORK .

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

SOURCE: plays others disc but not dvds

the motor disc spindle are damaged

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SOURCE: my soundbar (Phillips hts8100) freezes on low pwr standby.

hi
i have also same problem, by that time i am pressing tv/ disc button then it should be okay

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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