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DVD Player Problems

This is hard to put into words, but here goes: When I put a DVD inside the player, it appears that it is going to play the movie for me, but then it stops. The response I get is T16 or something like "this disc won't play". Sometimes the DVD actually starts to play (only the previews, not the actual movie) and I can see the picture on the TV, but then it stops. Once in a blue moon, I actually get to watch the movie and the ironic thing is that if I get to actually watch the movie, I never encounter any stopping or issues. So it's like a game where if I can get through the preview part of the DVD and on to watching the movie, I am Golden! Can anyone offer me any suggestions on how to fix this problem?? Thanks so much!

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Re: DVD Player Problems

Me three, same thing, reads 'no disc' or just won't play it. I have found that it happens more frequently on rental DVD's and that running a cleaner cd through several times helps but eventually that will even stop working. No idea what the problem is

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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I like many people have bought a Bluray movie for my BRDVD Bluray player to have it not work. It is unfortunate part of Bluray and near every player has or will have some disc that will not play until a later update is made.

I noticed that it is really hard to find list that tell you what Bluray movies have problems as well as what those problems are. I will have a short list and will try to keep it updated whenever I get a report that a Bluray is having problems. Please report any problems by sending me a email at or sending me a message in the comments here.

  • Inglorious Bastards-Disc will skip back and not play movie through the main screen. No fix is confirmed.
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Please contact me with any info on fixes and problems. I will make several other lists for other players. I bought Inglorious Bastards and all I have is a $25 coaster now. I would like to keep this updated to help others not do the same. I will post any and all problems people are having with differant disk and any possible solutions.

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I have a Zenith I played a dvd an it worked fine - put another movie in the dvd player and was going to watch that one and it never read - screen kept saying 'reading'. I tried another dvd and the...

try using a CD cleaner disk..

How old is the system?
DO CDs work when you try them?
Put a disk in... remembering the position it was in..
Then try to play the disk...
Eject if it does not play and look to see if it has moved to a different position...
If not, there is a motor problem or the laser is not sensing the disk being there.

Have you ever opened up the main box of the system?
Has anyone else been inside it?

If yes, then maybe it is time to do it again to observe if there is movement of the laser pickup..

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All DVD players and discs have region codes. A DVD player and disc must be of the same region or the disc will not play.

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