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Magnavox DVD recorder #MWR10D6

After leaving it on record for 4hrs.setting,i came home and it was recording 4hr.30min.later.after manually turning it off,it has not powered on since. i checked all connections and the wall plug to no avail. ANY SUGGESTIONS OTHER THAN BASHING IT OR MY HEAD AGAINST THE WALL?????

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Oh my god this thing is a piece-o-junk. It seemed to work just fine until about time the 90 day warranty ran out. The for some reason it started turning itself on and off without a timer program being set or anything. I did this every day at exactly 12:00 am and 12:00 pm. I should have known something was going bananas with it, but it still did everything else it was suppose to. Then it became impossible to set proper recording timer programs because the clock settings won't activate. It's like the internal clock is stuck or someting. Tried to get help from Magnavox and Wal-Mart, but like I said, it's outside the 90 day warranty now. What I suggest you do is the same as what I'm doing now. Tell as many people as you can and warn them away from this product, this company, and the scam-job they are running with this worthless piece of plastic.

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