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DVD stops playing in middle

My player will be playing a movie and the DVD will stop and freeze up. I either have to turn it off, or restart the movie, and that usually doesn't work.

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  • JAriks071605 Sep 10, 2007

    I've cleaned the lens and that didn't help. What else can I do? I don't know what you mean by cleaning and relubricating the guide rails??

  • neogip Jan 04, 2008

    The disk plays about half way through then feezes.

  • nandanam11 Dec 05, 2008

    i have the same problem with one movie title. I collected another copy of the same dvd and it also freezes about the middle. what should i do? other movie titles play with out any problem.



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What might be happening is a misread of the disk or a buffer error, these happen often, and can be fixed sometimes by cleaning the lens, cleaning and relubricating the guide rails and making sure the rubber bumper gromets are not worn down. Now these are all of the mechanical things you can do. The problem could also be a bad memory sector in the play back buffer, or a store and hold voltage could be off a bit (indication of a bad capacitor). I hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007


I have the same problem. The issue is the player's inablility to read the second layer of information. I have found no solution to the problem.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007


I had the same problem and the player plays for a while and stops in the middle of the movie,do I send it to the company or what can I do with it.It is only 6 mos old.Thank you Karen Marshand

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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