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DVD player issues

My fairly new DVD player suddenly does not read a disc. I put a new player on and it does the same. Is it my TV?



I also have a new portable TV/DVD player that starts a disc and stops it fairly soon after start.

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    i put a dvd in and it plays for 2 - 3 minutes then stops. it says error reading dvd.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    I've been recording from tv. I don't know what I did with the settings; but, now I can't record from tv and I can not preset the time recording to record whe I'm not there.

  • nycmakeup Mar 29, 2009

    My dvd player cannot read ANY disc I put in it. I insert the disc, says it's loading then it displays either NO DISC or DISC ERR. I've had this product for less than year & I barely used it. Ever disc I've inserted has been brand new.

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I have a hitachi portable dvd player, which cannot read ANY disc I put in it. I insert the disc, says it's loading then it displays either NO DISC or DISC ERR..is it the problem with eye of the player?

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Most likely the dvd is dirty, scratched, or chipped. Try cleaning the dvd disk with a soft cloth (chamois works best). Look at the surface of the disk and if it is scratched lightly, dust and dirt particles, fingerprints, etc will cause refractions from the laser light in the dvd player, which is then read as an error by the dvd player. Cleaning it with a soft cloth will sometimes help.

If that does not work, hold the disk up towards a light source and look for light coming through from the other side. If this happens, the disk is unreadable and unrepairable as the data source has been corrupted.

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