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Won't play DVD-R recorded on computer

I've tried to burn a DVD on my computer, but it won't play on my DVD player.  It will play on other computers and DVD players, but not on this one.  Any idea what the problem could be?

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Re: Won't play DVD-R recorded on computer - Emerson EWR20V4 DVD Recorder/VCR DVD & Blu-Ray Players

Finalized your disk.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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SOURCE: No matter what DVD I load in the player, it

The first thing to try is to clean the laser itself by using a cleaning disc. If that fails then most likely the pickup laser is no longer any good. This is usually obvious if you place an audio CD in the unit and it plays fine : )

Posted on Jul 27, 2011

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SOURCE: Daewoo DVRS05 Recorded DVD won't play in OTHER DVD players

my suggestion from reading other forums is that these players sometimes have problems finalizing the disc.. you could try making a copy of the disc in a computer to see if this fixes the promlem or maybe media these use dvd+r and has a lot of compatibility issues with dvd players.

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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Subject: RE: DVD stopped playing
Let the unit sit with the AC power cord out of the wall for a couple of hours. Then hit the power button 10-15 times (with the AC power cord still out of the wall socket!) and then try again. If you continue to have problems unfortunately it sounds as though it is within the electrical assembly. It is hard to say exactly what caused it or exactly what the problem with the circuits are.

Posted on May 14, 2008

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