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Brand new DVD videos freeze while being played back

While playing DVD videos on my Sony RDR-VX555 Video Cassette/DVD Recorder, they sometimes freeze, or move forward in a rather jerky fashion, pausing for a couple of seconds before continuing on and then pausing again, etc. These are not old disks that need to be cleaned; they are brand new just out of the wrapper like episodes of MASH or other TV shows we have recently bought. Why does this happen? What can be done to fix it?

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THis is a very common problem (you can see quite a bit of complaints like this)...complain to Sony and tell them that it is a common problem...

Posted on Jan 10, 2010

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