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My DVDR04 will not read any DVD+R disk.

When ever I put in a DVD+R disk, the DVDR04 just ejects it. I hold it in and it will stay but then when I click "Record" it will not record and gives me an error symbol. I've tried three different types of DVD's.

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  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    I also have the same problem with my DVDR04.

  • auntthuy2 May 01, 2009

    I also have the same problem too


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You are using the right type Plus (+)R. So, I'd think, the unit is deffective. When I bought mine I had to take back to Walmart, and get it a different one because it was stopping me from recording my own recorded VCR tapes.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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I had the same problem. On the front of the drive tray is a face plate. You can "pop" off the face plate by lifting up on it. On the back are two screws with springs attached. If you pull out on the face of the tray you will feel the springs attached. I loosened the screws to allow the tray to retracked further into the drive. This worked for me. If I could only get it to play my DIVX movies again now.

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