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Player won't play some of my DVD movies

I watched about 5 videos in a row but it won't play the last 2 newest disks.
It tells me that it is loading, then after a long pause, the screen notice tells me that it is 'Unable to read - disk error"

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    I have the same problem and have done just about everything to try to get it to play a new disc. I cleaned the dvd with cleaner and let it dry. I tried different dvds thinking maybe that was the problem. I unpluged it from the wall and then plugged it back in and turned it back on...still gives me the same error message....now what?

  • tjm704 Mar 14, 2009

    I have the same problem with some DVDs working fine and others just won't load..keep getting message of disc error or something..On mine, I took it apart and adjusted how high the DVD sits above the lazer and that will correct the problem for some discs, but doesn't make all DVDs play..I've had the same problem with 2 different Samsung DVD/VCR players (V1000 and V5500)..bottom line is Samsung just plain makes junk DVD players.

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    I've used this machine for five years without a problem; however, late last year, each DVD that I put in starts loading and then finally the unit registers the error message "disc error. unable to read disc."

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Have you tried playing them again from "cold start" that is not after 5 in a row ?? are the disks clean and free of dust etc ??

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