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What causes a lg dvd player dvx173 not to be able to read and play any disc

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: DVD player recorder won't read or play any disc

This just worked for me. Don't know how long it will last though. I found it on this webpage
http://forum.ecoustics.com/bbs/messages/15118/130292.html

To do a reset:
On the remote control press the SETUP button,
Press the right key on the remote 3 times,
The Preference page will show up,
Press the down arrow five time to highlight
"default", hit right arrow to highlight "reset"
Press enter to reset. Turn off/on machine, etc.

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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SOURCE: CD/DVD player doesn't read disc

Unless it's a hardware problem, (physically damaged, replace drive), then it sounds like a driver issue. Over time drivers (the software that runs the hardware) can be corrupted, get into a compatability conflict with new programs, or lost by the system. You obviously can't reinstall the drivers from your recovery discs, but you can (usually) download them from your manufacturer's website.

In your Start menu's search, type Device Manager. Open DM and expand the + next to DVD/CD-ROM drives.

If your drive is not listed in there, then it's not installed, download it's software from your manufacturer's website.

If your drive is listed but has a 9b861c0.gif next to it, then there's a driver problem. Double click the drive and note what it says under "Device Status" on the General tab. Go to the Driver tab and click "Update Driver..." Choose "Search automatically for updated driver software" and Windows will search both your computer and the internet for the proper drivers for your device.

Even if your drive is listed and it's status is "device is working properly" you may still need to reinstall the drivers. Often there can be a driver conflict that your computer is not aware of to report back. In any case, before replacing the drive you'll definately want to try fixing the drivers.

Hope this helps

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD input channel reads "no signal" when I try to play a DVD

First I would run a dvd cleaner in unit! Second you could take tv apart and look to see if signal cable is loose. the power wire seem fine as it powers up, and accepts an eject dvd.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Does not read DVD, get message WRON DISC

The problem is with the disc players laser tracking system. You may still be able to repair it by taking it apart and doing a though clean of the laser and the disc transport system. This requires that you have the proper tools and work space to open up the television and take out the disc player transport and work on it.If this seem over your head as far as working on it . Try to find a school in your area that is teaching television repair and other products. Find out if they allow people to bring in their televisions for repair at the cost of parts only.If they do then allow them to work on you dvd player and hopefully, they can find the problem and repair it for you at low cost. If you cannot get the school to help you, maybe one of the teachers or students can help you with your problem. I hope this helps you with your problem.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD PLAYER NOT READING DISC

Well I have been repairing dvd players a while now and the main problem spots are laser ,spindle motor, laser tracking motor and the biggest culprit and un suspecting one the lens cable .....most of them range from the lens cable to the spindle motor though... the constant movement of the lens in watching a whole movie causes the cable to unknowingly and slowly break and if the spindle motor is defective ,on inserting a dvd the disc spins slowly and you may hear the lens chirping ... so you can check those....

Posted on May 19, 2009

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