Everything was working perfectly - then i jus replaced the film t insert another one and the dvd tray does not open. It just displays HOME on the screen, even if i insert a video it s still the same nothing plays on it.
Could you please help me if you know what the problem is.
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There are two ways to open the CD/DVD drive door
if the button just below the drive tray does not work.
Go to My Computer and right click on the drive and click on Eject.
If this does not work then you can manually open the CD/DVD drive tray by -
Straighten a paper clip and gently insert it into a tiny hole below the drive
tray next to the Eject button. Push the paper clip gently until the drive tray
pops out, then pull the tray until it is fully out, then you can remove the
If you still having problem opening with the Eject button, then the CD/DVD
drive is faulty and needs replacing.
There are three things you can do that will eventually give you a working solution. Depending on the level of problem. Start with 1 progress to 3 until it works.
1. Use a cleaning disc. (one that use an alcohol based liquid)
2. If the cleaning disc does not solve it, you can use an ear bud, with some iso-propyl alcohol to clean the DVD lens on the drive directly. (you have to open the player and the drive)
3. The guaranteed working solution is to replace the DVD drive inside the player. This is quite a simple process, as most players use a standard IDE DVD-ROM or DVD writer.
You simply remove the face plate, (apply power to the drive, and press eject first) the tray will open. Unclip the tray face, and then with the tray open you can unclip the plastic face plate too.
Remove the old drive, and fit the new drive by reversing the removal procedure.
Once everything is assembled you should be able to watch DVD's again. If you can't find a cheap DVD drive locally, try ebay.
I have done this on over 50 players for my clients in the past. I use LG DVD roms and DVD writers for the DVD recorders, irrespective of brand.
Let me know how it goes.
i had the same problem all you need to do is open up your dvd player by the top then take the screws out that are holding your disk tray inn then try opening it if not then pull it open manually dont do it to hard incase it break then screw the srews back in and use the button to do it and there you go problem solved if you have email i will send you a video jus contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
On most DVDs there is a small hole under the tray where you can insert a straightened paperclip, push in and it will manually open the tray. If not if you can try GENTLY prising the tray open by inserting screwdrivers on both sides of the tray with the power off
Look for a small pin hole in the front of the DVD player. Insert a pin into the hole to open the tray.
Also try right clicking the DVD icon, click 'eject', then insert the pin into the hole.
If the door only opens partially, grab it and pull it open. Then insert a blank DVD into the tray, then see if the tray will open automatically with the disk in the tray. If so, then keep a DVD in the tray at all times.
i should imagine so if they are not copy protected films i.e shop ones .if they are tv films on tapes etc then it would be possible to do so. via insert the vhs tape and insert the blank dvd in to its tray play the vhs tape and press rec to record on to dvd . although the manual might give a better guide to doing this .
Online User Manual and Guide for Samsung DVD-V4600 DVD Player / VCR Combo by FixYa, Page #1
open up your machine then check the cd tray there is a motor that drives the tray. between the motor there are gears which rolls the tray in and out. check properly you will see a belt '' blader kind of'' plz replace with brand new one it will work fresh coz if the belt is worn out then it means motor can not pull the gears to enable opening and clossing of your cd tray