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Unable to play some new dvds

My LG DVD/VHS is not playing some new DVDs yet they will play in my PC DVD or on someone else' DVD player. This is a random issue. I've cleaned the DVD lens and DVD using COTS products. Still no success. I'll get an initialization msg or DVD not found.

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    Same issue here. It plays but behaves like the DVD is damaged/scratched. We exchanged the DVD and the replacement did the same thing. We played it without problem in an older DVD player.

  • juniemar1 Dec 17, 2007

    I have a Phillips home theatre system and the newly released dvd's will not play. I have used a cleaner on both system and dvd, still not working. Portable dvd player will play the new ones, but not home theatre system.

  • Eric Pickup Dec 29, 2007

    Having the same issue, Shrek the Third wouldn't play at all, Transformers froze in the middle, Baby's First Signs wouldn't play at all.....I know there are a few others, but I can't think of them off the top of my head. I've been trying to compile a list to see if perhaps it's a publisher or distributor issue. LG support says they have no idea why....

    Thinking of taking this unit back to Best Buy before my extended warranty is over and having something done.

  • eug_volk Nov 03, 2008

    My LG will not play any dvd's. After inserting dvd it says "no disc". Does anybody have solution?

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    My player stops playing DVDs about 1/2 to 3/4 of the way through, even new ones.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    dvd wont play any new disks

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    My dvd player will not lay the new "brown" dvds.



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Will not play any DVD's, will not initilize, but once did all the above.

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I'm having the same problem with my LG as well. In fact I tried playing Transformers as well (on 29 Dec, 2007) and it froze mid-way as well (somewhere in scene 9). I was thinking to call the manufacturer but if they don't know either I'll take it back to the shop and replace.

If any of you have found a solution though, would much appreciate if you could share. Thanks.

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