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Can't play DVD

Not only can't record onto DVD, now can't play DVD at all. Table comes out with "Can't play DVD" message.

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Re: can't play DVD - Samsung DVD-HR735 DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Bush dvr3006 will play audio disks but wont play any dvd ! just says load for ages then turns off or no disk ! help please ?

These are the formats your DVR will or will not play.
  • Blu Ray Playback: No
  • Blu Ray Recording: No
  • Compact Flash Card: No
  • DTS Decoder: No
  • DVB-C: No
  • DVB-S: No
  • DVB-T: No
  • DVD Audio Playback: No
  • DVD Player / Recorder: DVD Recorder
  • DVD+R Playback: Yes
  • DVD+R Recording: Yes
  • DVD+RW Playback: Yes
  • DVD+RW Recording: Yes
  • DVD-R Playback: Yes
  • DVD-R Recording: Yes
  • DVD-RAM Playback: No
  • DVD-RAM Recording: No
  • DVD-RW Playback: Yes
  • DVD-RW Recording: Yes
  • DVI Interface: No
  • DivX Playback: No
  • Double Layer Recording: No
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
  • Ethernet: No
  • Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
  • HD-DVD Playback: No
  • HD-DVD Recording: No
  • HDMI Interface: No
  • HDTV: No
  • IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
  • Integrated VCR: No
  • MP3 Recording: No
  • MPEG4 Recording: No
  • Memory Stick: No
  • Multimedia Card: No
  • Number of Scart Interfaces: 1
  • PCMCIA Interface: No
  • Progressive Scan: No
  • Real Dolby: AC3
  • Secure Digital Card: No
  • Show View: No
  • Smart Media Card: No
  • Super Audio CD Playback: No
  • Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No
  • Table / Portable: Table
  • USB Interface: No
  • W-LAN Connection: No
  • xD-Picture Card: N

May 24, 2014 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Cant get pre-recorded disc's to play in my recorder it comes up with the message "this disc will neither play or record" any ideas?


the reason the recorder comes up with the message "this disc wont play or record" simply is that the format of the disc is not compatible with the player.

1. check the format of the recorded disc,
2. and check the formats the recorder can play to confirm this.

take care

Jun 03, 2010 | Sony RDR-VX420 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Since it went into "disk recovery mode" it now will not play dvds

Got the same problem. Happened 2 months after guarantee expired. **** machine. The only good thing is the harddrive and that is made by HITACHI not Panasonic! I go Sony next time. Panasonic quoted £200 plus to fix the problem. I only paid £220 when I bought it new.

Sep 13, 2009 | Panasonic DMR-EH65 DVD Recorder/HDD...

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How do I record my vhs onto the dvd?

How about a USER MANUAL instead :D

Please note this unit is NOT a DVD recorder. It only has a DVD ROM drive to play DVDs - not to record to them.

Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

May 30, 2009 | Samsung DVD-V4600 DVD Player/VCR

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this one sounds easy
ok lets look at the cd's-r your using are they brand new
and if brand new
then i would say that cd's and dvd's are coming out with new formats so that new cd's dvd's wont play in older equipment

now the other thing could be software and how the files movies or music was put onto the disc sometime software needs upgrade to support files on disc

is cd-r recognized by the dvd player as what i mean does it allow cd-r's to be played on the dvd player is this format supported

May 09, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-EX75EB-S DVD Recorder/HDD...

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Model DRC 8310 RCA VCR/DVD player/recorder combo.

Did you put a splitter onto the cable signal? If yes, the signal is attenuated to much and there simply isn't enough signal for the recorder to decode. Call your cable company and request a signal amplifier be placed on your line. It's usually free.

Mar 15, 2008 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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My samsung dvd-hr735 now region free wont let me record onto dvd

Could be your using the wrong disc.
type is DVD-R where - is a minus as distinct from DVD+R

Feb 09, 2008 | Samsung DVD-HR735 DVD Recorder/HDD...

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Lite On LVW-5045 DVD Recorder - won't record onto disc

Liteon lvw 5045 problem action failed.please consult our customer service for recovery. (error code: 0x810D0004)

Dec 11, 2007 | Lite On LVW-5045 DVD Recorder

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Won't Read blank disc!!

I my DVD-HR735 wont recognise any discs at times, and is getting worse. I've now discovered (out of frustration) that if I tip the front up to between 30-45 degrees, it will play all the discs it says were unreadable. I've started jamming three dvd boxes under the front of the machine when i want to play dvds. 

Nov 18, 2007 | Samsung DVD-HR735 DVD Recorder/HDD...

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