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Dvd disk placed in tray - will not play - cannot open door to get it out. data on dvd may be faulty - but I cannot see how that would stop the door from functioning

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  • JOHN DOORNKAMP Jul 15, 2009

    nothing


    pressing eject button when dvd in off state causes dvd to come on.

  • JOHN DOORNKAMP Jul 15, 2009

    tried eske's suggestions.
    Nothing
    pressing the eject button is turning on the dvd so it is impossible to treat on/off button and eject button as two separate operations.

  • JOHN DOORNKAMP Jul 15, 2009

    very helpful - worked first time
    many thanks

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It's probably stuck in a frozen state. Mine used to do this until I replaced it.
The best thing to do is unplug the DVD player, wait a few seconds and plug it back in.
Don't press the power button, instead, hit the eject button right away.
Some DVD players do this from time to time. Old or new.
If this is directly attached to your PTV, write your picture and audio settings down so you don't need to reconfigure your settings in the hard way.
Let me know if this helped.

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Try turning it off, then turn it on and at the same time repeatedly press on the eject button.

If that doesn't open the tray try again, this time hold down the eject button while turning it on.

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