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Won't accept disks (any kind)

I keep getting a message that reads "Unknown disk check disk again"  Won't play any disk even pre-recorded DVD's

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Try universal dics for you dvd.maybe it is not compatible with your player...

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www.govideo.com site NOR customerservice@govideio.com works..
did they go out of business ?
who bought them ? where's the support ?
joe_wht@msn.com

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