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Disc error message

I have just tried to play a cd-r(burnt on my computer) on my sony rdr-gx3.It loaded and played as normal for about 30 secs and then stopped playing issuing the message 'disc error'. It now refuses to play cd's of any type, taking some minutes to load before issuing 'disc error'. It will however still play and record dvd's as normal. Can anyone help?

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Re: Disc error message

Computer Burned discs are a grey area for some players[different firmware/chipsets] There is a list on the web of players and what they will play a Google/Yahoo will reveal. Also checkout the manual that came with the player.

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