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Unit regularly renders DVD+RWs unreadable/unplayable. This occurs when a disc is loaded-display says reading disc data then after a long interval display says disc can be neither played nor recorded. Also happens when pressing stop during recording-display says updating data of the disc then after a long interval says disc can be neither played nor recorded. I have two units of this model, both have developed problem.

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This is a very common problem.it happens when the lens has dust on it and cannot read discsor the lens is gone weak or faulty.
if the lens has dust on it and is causing this problem ,then it can be solved by using the lens cleaning cd that cleans the lens.buy it from any local shop who sells dvd players and accessories.this should in most cases solve your problem.
but if the lens is gone weak or is faulty then nothing can be done.hope its just a cleaning issue and your problem will get solved.

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