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Toshiba RD-XS35 DVD Recorder

My dvd recorder suddenly will not read any dvds when I try to play them.It keeps comng up 'cannot read -try cleaning dvd'. I've tried cleaning the dvd and have tried other dvd's that I know are good.It will not even accept the cleaner for the player.

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Re: Toshiba RD-XS35 DVD Recorder

Toshiba tech support for this one. If it is not accepting the cleaner disk - you have to wonder if something is already intere or do you mean will not rune the disk? Inwhich case it is a drive failure and needs replacement[of drive if available] or whole machine. Contact Toshiba first though it may be a known issue.

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